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JV, middle school players comprise majority of Legion baseball team

There are a number of familiar faces on the diamond when the South Boston-Halifax County Post 8 Junior American Legion baseball team hits the field this season.

Softball team loses 3-0 at Lee-Davis

In the end, it all came down to taking advantage of opportunities when they presented themselves, and Lee-Davis High School did enough of that Tuesday in a VHSL state quarterfinal softball tournament game to end the Comets varsity softball team’s season with a 3-0 win.

‘A heck of a season’ for varsity girls

Another regional tournament berth seemed within reach of the Comets’ varsity softball team at the start of the 2011 campaign, despite the loss of several seniors from a team that captured both the regular season and tournament titles in the Western Valley District last year, along with a Northwest Regional Tournament berth.

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.