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Comets baseball comes up short

The way Halifax County High School Head Coach Kelvin Davis sees it, one more hit by his team in the third inning and a reversal of a close call at the plate in the first inning might have been enough for his team to continue its season.

Agnew takes checkers in USARacing Pro Cup 250

Jeff Agnew had run 17 of 20 USARacing Procup races at South Boston Speedway before Saturday night’s USARacing Pro Cup Series 250 presented by Strutmasters.com., and the veteran driver from Floyd, Va., used that experience to win for the second time at the famed four-tenths mile track.

Comets earn player, coach of the year honors

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team reaped the benefits of one of its best seasons in school history by placing nine Comets on the All-Western Valley District team announced recently.

Six Comets named to region list

Six players from the Western Valley District champion, Northwest Region runner-up and state quarterfinalist Comets’ varsity softball team have been named to the AAA All-Northwest Region Softball Team announced recently.

Comets diamonders earn honors

Eight players on this season’s Western Valley District Champion Halifax County High School varsity baseball team have earned postseason honors.

Twin dose of talent heads sign to play for Trojans

Twins Jameshia and Jamilia Smith, standout athletes and students their entire high school careers, are taking their talents to Virginia State University.

Halifax soccer club forms

A new soccer organization has been formed to provide opportunities for area youth to play travel soccer in the fall and help players improve their skill level.

South Boston Legion Post 8 falls to Lynchburg

It was an up-and-down night for the South Boston Post 8 American Legion Junior Legion baseball team when it faced Lynchburg Post 16 Red Wednesday night in Lynchburg.

HCHS pitcher Tyler Long earns All-State honors

Halifax County High School senior pitcher and outfielder Tyler Long has been named to the Second Team of the All-Group AAA Baseball Team.


Morris sweeps twinbill at South Boston Speedway

Father’s Day is a special time for many families. Philip Morris celebrated Father’s Day a few hours early Saturday night at South Boston Speedway by sweeping the pair of 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division that highlighted the Halifax County Business Appreciation Late Model Twin 75s racing program.