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Dixie Boys 2-1 in tourney

The Halifax County Dixie Boys all-stars are 2-1 thus far in the Dixie Boys State Tournament in Grayson County after a 10-1 win over Timberlake Sunday morning.

Halifax National hangs on in state tournament

The Halifax National Angels (traditional) all-stars stayed alive in the Virginia Dixie Softball State Tournament in Crewe Saturday with a 19-15 win over Fluvanna.

Dixie Boys earn state berth

Dawson Watts and Josh Barker slugged home runs, Brayden Moore pitched seven strong innings, and the Halifax County Dixie Boys 14-year-old all-stars earned a berth in the Virginia Dixie Boys state tournament after a 9-2 win over Madison Heights at the Day Complex in South Boston on Tuesday.

Pre-Majors head for World Series

There was quite a celebration after Tristan Howerton lofted a deep fly ball to centerfield to score Eddie Chaney to give the South Boston Dixie Pre-Majors all-star baseball team the state championship and a World Series berth with an 11-1 win over Amherst County in five innings Monday night at C.H. Friend Field in South Boston.

Action resumes Saturday at SBS

After taking a weekend off in the heat of July this past weekend, South Boston Speedway will return to action on Saturday with the running of the CenturyLink NASCAR Late 100 racing program.

Majors split opening games


The South Boston-Halifax Dixie Majors all-stars experienced varying degrees of success in its first two games of the Dixie Majors State Tournament being played at Halifax County High School.

Middle school golf meeting set Monday

A meeting will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at Green’s Folly Golf Course for rising sixth-, seventh and eighth-grade students interested in playing golf on the Halifax County Middle School Golf Team. 

SoBo National, Scottsburg win opening games

South Boston National and Scottsburg won opening round games Monday night in the inaugural Big Four Tournament being held at Conner Fields at the Halifax County South Baseball Complex in Cluster Springs.

Halifax County South Cal Ripken Major all-stars capture state title

Brock Poole pitched a four-hitter, and the Halifax County South Cal Ripken Baseball Major League all-stars scored all seven of their runs in the first two innings to defeat Rockbridge 7-2 for the Cal Ripken Major League state title Sunday in Crimora, Virginia.

Lee Pulliam wins fourth straight ‘200’

Lee Pulliam paused a couple of moments after his win Thursday night in South Boston Speedway’s annual pre-Fourth of July 200-lap NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division race.