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Former Comets baseball standout named region athletic director of year

Patrick Henry Community College Athletic Director Christopher Parker has been named the 2010-11 Junior College/Community College Southeast Region Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year (ADOY) Award recipient by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

Tourney trio begins Friday in Halifax

A new series of baseball and softball tournaments involving area all-star teams kicks off today, with one tournament being played in Halifax.

Legion sweeps Martinsville; tournament opens Saturday

The South Boston American Legion Post 8 junior legion baseball team is taking things down to the wire as it battles for a spot in the top three of the American Legion district standings.

W&M volleyball camp returns to HCHS

The William & Mary Volleyball Camp returns to Halifax County High School July 18-19, with two sessions each day, from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dixie Pre-Majors win state opener

The Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors all-stars got off to a good start in state tournament play Friday, downing Bedford County 9-2 in Goochland.

American Angels 2-0 in state tournament

The Halifax American Angels all-stars are 2-0 thus far in the Virginia Dixie Softball Angels State Tournament being played at Amherst.

Post 8 wins tourney opener

The South Boston American Legion Post 8 junior legion baseball team won its opening-round game in the American Legion District Tournament, edging Patrick County 7-4 Saturday in Rocky Mount.

South Boston rallies in Dixie Youth Baseball AAA

After seeing an eight-run lead vanish, the South Boston Dixie Youth Baseball AAA (Minor League) all-stars trailed Halifax by two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday in the District 2 West Sub-District Tournament in Halifax.

Wanted: New hoops coach for Halifax County High School

Halifax County High School officials are searching for a new head coach for the Comets varsity boys basketball team.

VIR responds to canceling pro event

VIRginia International Raceway officials have pulled the plug on the Suzuki White Lightning Nationals AMA pro superbike motorcycle-racing event scheduled for the weekend of Aug. 12-14.