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08/28/14 - 6:00 am
Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains
08/28/14 - 5:59 am
Case dismissed after Wilborn contested firing
08/28/14 - 5:57 am
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…
08/29/14 - 9:17 pm
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.
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Scottsburg leads the pack in Machine Pitch tournament
SoVaNow.com / June 24, 2013Scottsburg is off to a 2-0 start in district 2 Dixie Youth machine pitch action in Clarksville.
Scottsburg went scoreless the first two innings against Clarksville, and then caught fire, scoring seven runs in the third and six in the fourth inning.
Joshua Gunn belted a single and a double and scored twice. Kayden Conner had a single and scored. Trevor Hazelwood singled, tripled and scored. Tyler Collins added a single.
Hunter Howerton singled and scored. Logan Smith singled and scored.
Cameron Carson singled and scored, and Cody Casen singled twice, scoring once. Luke Carr doubled and scored, while Jacob Dyer hit a pair of triples and scored twice. Hunter Crews also singled twice and scored.
Scottsburg also defeated Emporia, 15-5.
In that lopsided affair, Scottsburg scored three runs in the first inning, two in the second, three in the third and capped off the game with a seven-inning fourth.
Gunn hit three singles and scored three runs. K. Conner singled twice, doubled and scored three runs. T. Hazelwood doubled twice and scored two runs. T. Collins singled three times, including a sacifice, and scored twice.
Howerton singled twice, and Seamster also singled. C. Casen singled twice and scored once. Luke Carr hit two triples and scored twice. Jacob Dyer had a single and a triple and scored once. Hunter Crews singled once.
The South Boston Nationals rolled to a 24-9 win over the South Boston Americans.
The Nationals rolled to seven runs in the first inning, six in the second frame and 12 more in the third.
Colin Strohm scored twice, while Josh Miller had three runs scored. Dakii Chandler scored twice. Trevor Mahan scored twice, and Greyson Parker also scored twice. Javion Gooden scored two runs, while Damion Wilborn had a pair of runs scored. Jaylen Anderson scored twice, and Graham Parker also scored twice. Jakari Blackmon also scored three times.
Darrell Guthrie scored twice, and Joseph Roberts scored once.
The South Boston Americans lost both of their games in district tournament play in Clarksville and were eliminated.
The Americans dropped a 24-9 decision to South Boston National.
In this game, Kaslin Graves had three hits and scored twice, while Keyquan Newton had two hits and scored two runs. Jahmari Chandler belted two hits and scored twice. Ken Fears and Paige Powell had one hit apiece, while Bo Worley also had a hit. Preston Riddle had one hit and scored a run, while Alex Payne belted two hits and scored once. Eli Seamster had one hit and scored once, and Darius Hamlett had one hit.
South Boston American collected three runs in the first and added six more runs in the second inning.
The South Boston Americans dropped a 16-12 decision to Chase City. Graves knocked out four hits and scored three runs. Newton collected three hits and scored twice. J. Chandler slapped two hits and scored twice.
Fears had two hits and scored once. Payne slapped two hits and scored once, while Powell had two hits.
Riddle cracked one hit and scored once. Darius Hamlet supplied a pair of hits. Eli Seamster had one hit and one run. Bo Worley socked three hits and added a run scored. Jacob Runian slapped one hit.
South Boston scored one run in the first inning, one in the second, three in the third, one in the fourth and five in the fifth in the 16-12 loss. South Boston added a run in the sixth.
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