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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.

HCMS softball team completes roster

In some ways it’s a nice problem to have for a coach, having an abundance of talent to choose from in making a roster, but in another way it’s always a tough challenge.

County native wins Pioneer Athletics award for field maintenance

CLEVELAND, OHIO — Averett University Director of Grounds Jason Ferrell was recently recognized by Pioneer Athletics for his field maintenance. 

2 take top-10 finishes

Devan Richardson garnered three top-10 finishes, and Tyrika Lee had a pair of top-10 finishes, as the Halifax County High School indoor track team finished its season on a high note at the Group 5A State Indoor Track & Field Championships, held at the Boo Williams Sports Complex in Hampton.

Comets' season ends with 69-27 loss to Potomac

DUMFRIES Halifax County High School's magical basketball season has come to an end.