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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.

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.