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More travel tourneys set


After having hosted a couple of travel ball tournaments last year, Dixie Inc. officials say they will offer more travel ball tournaments this season.

For sports, spring as sprung

Spring has sprung for Halifax County High School’s spring sports teams.

Green ready to fly at SBS

The countdown is on. The anticipation is growing. The hype is escalating. 

High school boys tennis team set without making cuts to ’12 roster

Halifax County High School Head Boy’s Tennis Coach David Riddle is in the pleasant position of not having to make any cuts for his 2012 season roster.

Good numbers greet ball tryouts at middle school

Halifax County Middle School baseball and softball coaches reported good turnouts at tryouts last week for a spot on their respective teams.

Walton 10th in high jump at state meet

Amber Walton had a top-10 finish in the high jump to lead the Halifax County High School indoor track team contingent at the Group AAA State Indoor Track Meet this weekend at the Boo Williams Sportplex in Hampton.

Ward Burton races to eighth-place finish

In his first start in one of NASCAR’s top three national racing series in five years, Ward Burton staged a clinic in the art of survival to race his way to an eighth-place finish in Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

South Boston Speedway to host open practice day Saturday

The annual South Boston Speedway Open Practice and Media Day traditionally is an indication that the start of racing action at America’s Hometown Track is not far away. 

Comets diamonders working toward season opener

The weather hasn’t been the most favorable, but Halifax County High School Head Varsity Baseball Coach Kelvin Davis, his coaching staff and players continue to press on toward their March 13 home season opener.

Former Comets faring well in college action

Justin Bagbey of Virgilina, a former Halifax County High School baseball standout, continues to pile up big numbers as his final season of baseball at Chowan University kicks into high gear.