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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.

Dixie Boys team endures a marathon to reach final stage

If anything, the Halifax County Dixie Boys all-star team should be mentally tough as it travels to Beaufort, South Carolina for the Dixie Baseball Boys World Series, considering what it endured at the recent state tournament in Christiansburg.

Debs take solid, veteran group to World Series

A veteran Halifax American Debs all-star team, with six players from the 2009 Halifax American Belles World Series championship team, is looking to make some noise at the Dixie Softball World Series in Alexandria, Louisiana, starting with an 8 p.m. game tomorrow against Louisiana.

Belles set for solid run in World Series

As a group, the Halifax American Belles all-star team is a talented group of veteran Dixie softball players with a load of tournament experience, as evidenced by their dominant run through the district and state tournaments, where they outscored their opponents by a 90-5 margin.

Angels head to South Hill with 10-0 record

The Halifax American Angels all-stars head to South Hill tomorrow as a two-time defending Dixie Softball Virginia state champion, carrying a 10-0 record in postseason play thus far.