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South Boston council moves on funeral home request

Hearing slated to consider zoning change, expansion

Hicks resigns, successor pending

Mecklenburg school board opens nominations for seat

Trustees, public express different priorities for next Mecklenburg County superintendent

Respondents value openness, teamwork

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South Boston American nails down state title

SBA downed Rustburg, 8-3, Wednesday at the Day Complex in South Boston. The SBA all-stars finished O-zone state play with a 5-1 record.

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Lions take Bluestone 2-1 in soccer

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D.J. Geigerich, 17, and Grant Nichols go after the ball late in the second half of the Halifax County Middle School soccer team’s match against Bluestone. The Lions scored twice in the second half to get the 2-1 win.
SoVaNow.com / September 23, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School soccer team defeated Bluestone, 2-1, in conference action Thursday.

HC and Bluestone battled to a scoreless tie at halftime.

Bluestone scored first in the second half, but the Lions rallied with a crisp goal showing excellent teamwork, followed by a penalty kick for the winning score. Jax Bosiger scored the winning goal on the penalty kick.

HCMS is 3-1, with a loss to Park View standing as the only blemish in this game.

Assistant coach Mat Robinson commended Grant Nichols for outstanding teamwork, making his passes, and showing good ability to control the middle of the field. Ben Harris did a good job defensively, while Jose Coronado had multiple shots on goal that barely missed early in the match.

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