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New radios sought to get town, county police in sync

South Boston man dies in crash after high speed chase

A 46 year old South Boston man, Danny Gene Franklin, died at the scene of an automobile crash Sunday night near the intersection of State Route 96 and US 501…

HCSA proposes water, sewer increases

Authority to hold public hearing on rate hikes of between 1-6 percent


Lady Comets take down MV in five sets





Post 8 thumps Alleghany, Lynchburg in Legion action

South Boston News / July 08, 2013
The South Boston Junior Legion American Legion team posted a solid 11-5 win over the Alleghany Post 4 Legion team Saturday.

Kashawn Hillard got the win, working five innings. He fanned four, gave up five walks, and limited Post 4 to four hits and three runs. Reliever Jacob McKinney pitched two innings. He fanned two, walked two and allowed five hits and two runs.

Post 8 had plenty of offense.

Will Harris went three-for-three, with three RBI and three runs scored.

McKinney went 3-for-4 with three RBI. Tristan Howerton went 2-for-5 with two runs scored. Andrew Abbott finished one-for-three with two runs scored and an RBI.

Howerton. Harris and McKinney each had doubles for Post 8.

In earlier action, Post 8 battered Post 16 (Lynchburg) by a 19-3 score.

Colby Grissom got the win. He went four innings, with six strikeouts, one walk, three hits and two runs allowed. McKinney finished, fanning one. He did not walk a batter, allowing one run.
Post 8 had a surplus of offense in this win.

Abbott had one hit, scored twice and had an RBI. Howerton went one-for-one with three runs scored and one RBI.

Harris went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and two RBI.

Grissom went one-for-two with a run scored and two RBI.

Kelonte Gutrich went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and three RBI.

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