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Dixie Boys state tournaments open today

This weekend will be another big weekend for baseball tournaments in South Boston.

Junior Boys advance to World Series

There was a time — albeit a short time — that the Halifax County Dixie Junior Boys all-star team appeared a little flustered in Tuesday’s championship game of the Virginia Dixie Junior Boys State Tournament at the Day Complex.

SoBo American O-Zone all-stars win state crown

Alex Lowery pitched a five-inning no-hitter and contributed two hits and three runs scored, and Dexter Dixon Jr. hit a game-clinching home run as the South Boston American O-Zone all-stars defeated Christiansburg 13-3 Wednesday in South Hill for the Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone state title.

PLAY THROUGH: Phil Boy comes through

The talk of the golf world this week has been the final two days of the British Open and the spectacular finish that gave American Phil Michelson his first win in that tournament and deprived the British once again of having a local winner in their most cherished tourney.

Darlings heading to World Series

Lynia Reed slugged two home runs, and Kylie Satterfield and Madison Barnes each added a round-tripper as the Halifax American Darlings all-stars claimed their second straight Dixie Softball state title with a hard-fought 13-11 win over Timberlake on Monday.

Jr. Boys one game from World Series berth

The Halifax County Dixie Junior Boys all-star baseball game is one win away from a trip to the World Series.

SoBo Majors headed to World Series

After having suffered an early-round loss, the South Boston Dixie Majors all-star team won its final three games, including two over neighboring rival Mecklenburg County, to win the Virginia Dixie Majors State Tournament and advance to this weekend’s Dixie Majors World Series.

Halifax County routs Carroll County in Junior Boys opener

The Halifax County Dixie Junior Boys all-star team pounded out 26 hits and scored 28 runs to beat Carroll County 28-10 Saturday in the Dixie Junior Boys state tournament at the Day Complex in South Boston.

Post 8 wins second straight district title

The South Boston American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team has won its second straight District 9 regular-season championship.

Halifax County National Angels World Series bound

The Halifax County National Angels X-Play all-star team landed a berth in the Dixie Softball Angels X-Play World Series Monday night with an 8-5 win over Powhatan in the Dixie Softball Angels X-Play state tournament at Madison Heights.

Brothers surge past field for victory in golf tourney

Brothers Joey and Peter Gasperini wanted to prove their game could match up with those of some of the best golfers in the area in the annual Halifax Country Club Member-Member Golf Tournament.