The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search
News

SOL test scores: Mixed bag

Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains

Judge nixes lawsuit by motorsports instructor

Case dismissed after Wilborn contested firing

Jobless rate rises to 8.8 percent in July

Halifax County’s unemployment rate jumped from 8.3 percent in June to 8.8 percent in July. Over 900 people left the labor force, which numbered 15,974 in June, but fell to…

Sports

Comets fall in opener to Jefferson Forest

A quick, athletic Jefferson Forest squad proved too potent offensively for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston.

Community


Opinion


A&E

Sports

Lady Lions score sweep over Bluestone

South Boston News
Sierra Nunn (12) goes high at the net for the HCMS spikers. (David Conner II photo)
SoVaNow.com / September 23, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School volleyball team swept Bluestone Thursday, winning the match 3-0. HCMS won by scores of 25-4, 25-11 and 25-4.

The Lions had a variety of contributors.

In first set action, Olivia Noblin had five good serves, one ace, and two assists. Katie Cole had one kill. Calli Neal had one assist. Aliyah Chandler had eight good serves, including two aces. Sierra Nunn had nine good serves, including one ace, and had one kill.

In the second set, Leigh-Anne McCormick had one assist and shows promise as a setter. Hailie Lawhorn had one good serve. Hailie played well in the front and back row. Karlye Dyer had an ace. Savanna Cabaniss had seven good serves, including two aces. Neal had eight good serves. Chinaiya Owen had one good serve. Karlye Dyer and Raegan Ridgeway passed well on the back row. Brittany Clark played well on the front row.

In the third set, Noblin had seven good serves and four assists. Katie Cole had eight good serves. Calli Neal had three assists. Aliyah Chandler had five good serves. Sierra Nunn had two good serves and three kills.

Lion coach Lori Meadows said, “I am proud of the girls for their win tonight and also for their teamwork and sportsmanship.”



Sports Coverage

See complete sports coverage for Halifax and Mecklenburg counties.