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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.

Pair ready to play in sixth consecutive state tournament

Drew Link and Ethan Woltz will reach a baseball milestone when the South Boston Dixie Boys all-star team begins play Friday in the annual Dixie Boys State Tournament in Christiansburg.

It’s four straight for Clay, Stinespring

Jimmy Clay and Lurdy Stinespring have figured out how to win the Halifax Country Club Member-Member Golf Tournament, taking home their fourth straight title Sunday with a one-stroke win over David Meeks and Woody Clay.

Pre-majors state tourney opens today

South Boston’s C.H. Friend Field will be a busy place for the next several days as the Virginia Dixie Majors state baseball tournament gets under way today.

O-Zone district tourney starts

The Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 O-Zone baseball tournament kicks off tonight at the Day Complex in South Boston with Halifax, South Boston and Scottsburg competing for championship honors.

DYB AAA League district playoffs swing open tonight

The battle for the District 2 Dixie Youth Baseball AAA League (Minor League) championship begins tonight with West sub-district champion Scottsburg facing East sub-district champion Brunswick at Scottsburg.