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Games rescheduled following rain week

Rain this week forced postponement of several Halifax County High School athletic contests.

Speedway twinbill slated for Saturday

With the overwhelmingly successful non-points Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown all-star charity race in the books, the area’s NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Division drivers and teams will get back to business Saturday night at South Boston Speedway.

Comets jayvee softball team slugs way to win

The Halifax County High School jayvee softball team continues to score runs in bunches, finishing with 12 hits in a 11-1 win at home Monday over William Campbell High School.

Clay, Fallen team captures Green’s Folly Member-Member

Jimmy Clay and Robert Fallen are a golfing duo that’s hard to beat, especially at Green’s Folly Golf Course, and they lived up to expectations again last weekend, taking home their third straight Green’s Folly Member-Member Golf Tournament title.

Girls hang on for big road win

Halifax County High School varsity girls softball catcher Ashley Watts knew right before her team’s Friday game at Tunstall High School the Trojans were coming off a 9-5 win at Franklin County, collecting 13 hits in the process.

Bowling wins ‘Showdown’

Matt Bowling has seen victory slip from his grasp at least twice this season at South Boston Speedway.

Comets rally to win over Person High

Halifax County High School varsity baseball shortstop Andrew McCann knows his comfort zone at the plate, and he was put in a situation to make use of it Wednesday, facing a 3-2 count with two outs and the bases loaded, and with Halifax County and Person High School tied 4-4 in the sixth inning.

Comets use early surge to beat Rockets

An eight-run second inning proved enough run support for a complete game effort from pitcher Sidney McLamb, and the Halifax County High School varsity softball team beat Person High School 8-3 at home Wednesday in the annual Cancer Awareness Game.

Comets crush Park View 10-2

Showing few ill effects from a one-week spring break layoff, the Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team scored a 10-2 win over Park View High School in South Hill on Monday.

Hamlin: ‘I’ll be as motivated as anybody’

To say Denny Hamlin has a high level of motivation for Thursday night’s Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown at South Boston Speedway would be a vast understatement.