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First scrimmage results positive

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team played “pretty good as a whole” during its first scrimmage on Tuesday at William Campbell High School, according to Head Coach Melanie Saunders.

Ramage named Jones Cup USA-Overtake assistant woman’s coach

Former Halifax County High School head varsity boys basketball coach Lynn Ramage has been hired by the Jones Cup USA-Overtake National Team committee as its new assistant woman’s basketball coach under Will De la Cruz. 

Teams gear up for SBS opener

After several months of cold wintry weather, the new season will crank up Saturday at South Boston Speedway.

Varsity boys blank Heritage

Keith Crews scored a first-half goal, Charles Crenshaw added one in the second half, and the Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer team blanked Heritage High School 2-0 in a scrimmage Monday at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

Drivers may experience butterflies in SBS opener

Expect a few butterflies to be floating in the stomach of some drivers in Saturday’s season-opening Danville Toyota NASCAR Whelen Late Model Twin 100’s at South Boston Speedway.

Comets boys win scrimmage

It was barely enough time for Coach Frank Shealy to get an idea of how the Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer team are progressing.

Varsity girls soccer blasts Dan River in scrimmage

It may have been a scrimmage, but the Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team played like it counted Thursday night at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium, scoring three goals in each half for a 6-0 win over Dan River High School.

After winter blast, drivers scramble to prepare for opener

Wintry weather forced South Boston Speedway officials to cancel Saturday’s scheduled open practice/media day event, leaving the area’s drivers and racing teams in a scramble to prepare for this weekend’s season-opening event.

YMCA team finishes second in championship meet

The YMCA of South Boston/Halifax County Sea Serpent swim team placed second in last weekend’s PYSA Swimming Championships in Salem.

Burton to make first start of season

South Boston native Jeff Burton will be making his first start of the season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.