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Five and counting for South Boston Post 8

The numbers are climbing for the South Boston American Legion Post 8 junior legion baseball team.

Nationals survive, play American for championship

The Halifax National Ponytails all-stars got hits at just the right time and made just enough defensive plays at crucial moments to outlast Charlotte County 15-13 Wednesday and set up a rematch with American for the Dixie Softball District 7 title.

Halifax American nipped at finish in Darlings tourney

With a one-run lead over Brookneal entering the fifth and final inning, things looked promising for the Halifax American Darlings all-stars in their efforts to extend the Dixie Softball District 7 Tournament to a deciding game.

National Angels force rematch with American

It will be an all Halifax County final in the Dixie Softball Angels District 7 Tournament, after both Halifax National and Halifax American claimed wins Wednesday night in Halifax.

American outlasts National for Ponytails title

The Halifax American Ponytails all-stars scored eight runs on three hits and four walks in its first at-bat Friday on the way to a 12-7 win over Halifax National in the third and deciding game for the Dixie Softball District 7 championship.

Post 8 win streak snapped at five

The five-game win streak compiled by the South Boston American Legion Post 8 junior legion baseball team has been broken.

American rallies for Angels District title

It took only one big inning for the Halifax American Angels all-stars to win the Dixie Softball District 7 championship Thursday night in Halifax, with American plating 10 runs on one hit and nine walks in the fourth inning to defeat Halifax National 10-6.

Pulliam pulls off signature victory at SBS

Lee Pulliam has claimed 10 wins this season at Motor Mile Speedway in Radford, but the Semora, N.C. driver had yet to win at South Boston Speedway in 2011.

McCarty captures 100-lap Limited Sportsman

Bobby McCarty picked a good time to win his first Limited Sportsman Division race of the season, passing Brian Pembelton on lap 57 to take the lead for good, and beating him the finish line by 0.175 seconds in a green-white-checkers finish to win the 100-lap Limited Sportsman race on Friday.

Elliott home run gives Post 8 win

When it came down to crunch time in Sunday night’s game against district leader Lynchburg Post 16 Red, the South Boston American Legion Post 8 junior legion baseball team didn’t flinch.