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Lacks joins the elite back-to-back group

Only a handful of drivers have won back-to-back track championships at South Boston Speedway, and 2011 NASCAR Southern Vintage Modified (SVM) Champion Darryl Lacks can now count himself among that number.

Consistency pays off for Willis in Limited

A lot of factors came into play for Danny Willis Jr. the past race season to allow the Cluster Springs resident to win his first-ever Limited Sportsman Division championship.

Allred perseveres for second Pure Stock title

Joe Allred III had an up and down year in the Pure Stock Division at South Boston Speedway in 2011, but he was “up” just enough to take home a second Pure Stock points championship.

Philip Morris not resting on laurels


Philip Morris had not yet received the awards and accolades that went with his 2011 South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division title.

Championship wrestling returns to Halifax County High School

After a successful visit here a year ago, Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling will return to South Boston on Saturday night, Jan. 28 with the Halifax County Brawl. 

Comets resume WVD road trip

After losing a close 44-37 contest to Franklin County High School Tuesday night, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball is looking to get back on track tonight when it faces archrival GW in Danville.

Lady Comets hard-pressed in loss to FC


It’s no secret the Comets’ varsity girl’s basketball team has not reacted well when dealing with pressure defenses thus far this season.

Swimmers record overall meet win


An overall solid team effort produced an overall team win for the Halifax County swim team Wednesday against GW-Danville and Martinsville, in a tri-meet held at the YMCA of South Boson-Halifax County.

Grapplers win pair in district Super Quad

The Halifax County High School wrestling team picked up a pair of wins and split their four matches in the season’s second Western Valley District Super Quad held Wednesday at William Fleming High School in Roanoke.

Lady Lions lock up second seed for tournament

The Halifax County Middle School girl’s basketball team played perhaps its best game of the season Saturday at a time when it needed it most, beating E.W. Wyatt 38-24 in Emporia.