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Scottsburg AAA all-star team drops state opener

The Scottsburg AAA all-stars came up short in their first game at the Dixie Youth Baseball AAA State Tournament, losing a 6-3 decision to Carroll County on Saturday in Botetourt.

Home runs spur Scottsburg in O-Zone opener

Three home runs, a three-run homer by Charles Hudson, a two-run homer by Jacob McKinney and a solo homer by Kelonte Gutrich, spurred the Scottsburg all-stars to a 10-3 win over Amherst Friday in the Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament.

Halifax Dixie Boys take state title

In a marathon effort that consumed almost a week of baseball, the Halifax County Dixie Boys all-stars emerged with the Dixie Boys State Title on Friday with a 9-2 win over New River Valley.

Scottsburg all-stars drop out of tourney after two straight losses

The Scottsburg AAA all-stars didn’t get the hits they needed with men on base, and as a result they’re on the way home after two straight losses in Dixie Youth Baseball AAA State Tournament, the latest a 9-5 setback to Powhatan on Sunday.

Scottsburg Dixie Youth stay alive in state tourney

The Scottsburg O-Zone all-stars used the long ball Monday to stave off elimination in the Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament, getting a three-run homer from Evan Irby and a solo shot from Kelonte Gutrich in a 5-3 win over Galax.

Golf tournament pays tribute to Jack C. Caldwell

Rodney Watts ever had an opportunity to compete in the Memorial Tournament at Halifax Country Club before last weekend, but he made the most of his first time, finishing as both low net and low gross winner in the tourney played in honor and memory of Jack C. Caldwell.

Youth football, cheerleading registration Saturday

The Halifax Youth Football program will hold a sign-up meeting for players and cheerleaders Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the South Boston Recreation Center.

High school student to compete in racing event at VIR this weekend

Harrison Walker and the Halifax County Public Schools Motorsports Academy karting program is embarking on a unique opportunity this weekend.

Pre-Majors on a roll entering World Series

The South Boston Dixie Baseball Pre-Majors all-stars are on a roll entering the World Series starting tomorrow in Independence, Louisiana, courtesy of a five-game jaunt to the Virginia state title recently.

World Series a new experience for Junior Boys

For the Halifax County Dixie Jr. Boys all-star team, the Dixie Boys World Series in Seneca, South Carolina is a brand new experience, but manager Mike Watts is confident the team will compete well considering its three-game sweep at the state tournament recently in Christiansburg.