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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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United Steps/Felton Brothers take Industrial title

SoVaNow.com / January 30, 2013
The United Steps/Felton Brothers team has claimed the South Boston Business & Industrial league tournament title.

United Steps/Felton defeated Dollar General/Unarco, 82-64, in Sunday action. The winners got balanced scoring, as Kevin Coles had 16 points, Aaron Hill had 11, Cordaro Boyd scored 10, Shumane Terry added 16 and Donald Watson led the way with 22.

The winners went 18-for-32 at the foul line, and drained two 3s, both from Watson.

The winners led 33-29 at the half and got strong second half scoring from Boyd and Coles to roll to the title.

Dollar General/Unarco had 35 from Tyrone Barksdale and 11 from Jerail Howerton.

SVHEC downed the 40-plus Warriors to win the Combined Teams tournament title. Deshon Dabbs led the winners with 26 points, while Demetre Faulkner had 23 points. Tevin Watson had 11.

SVHEC had a 13-of-17 night at the foul line.

The 40-plus Warriors got 34 from Calvin Chaney and 13 from Matthew McCargo.

Watson was named tournament MVP. As for the regular season, Tiffany Tillerson was coach of the year, while Watson was the regular season MVP and Marcus Duncan of HRHS/Volunteers was the sportsmanship award winner. Calvin Chaney of the 40-plus Warriors won the scoring title, with an average of 25.27 ppg. The free throw winner was James Allen of AW II, who connected on 55 of 69 attempts, a 79.71 percentage.

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