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Major League Baseball and USA Baseball jointly announced today a new format for the Appalachian League, which will feature the nation’s top rising college freshmen and sophomores in wood-bat play each summer. 

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The Chatham Star-Tribune is once again kicking off its yearly football contest. Community members will put their knowledge of NFL and collegiate football to the test for real cash prizes awarded every week.

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South Boston Speedway officials announced this week that the Autosbynelson.com 250 Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour event scheduled for Sept. 19 has been canceled.

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SOUTH BOSTON — Late Model Stock Car Division driver John Moore says when it comes to racing, the 2020 season has been difficult. He has not been able to race at South Boston Speedway this season and had only a couple of opportunities to race at a track near his home due to restrictions resul…

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The Special Called Sept. 3 Executive Committee meeting to approve the “Championships + 1” schedule for the FY 2021 Athletic and Academic Activities season has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 17.

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Locals Kasey Ferguson and Chandler Coe of the Dan River Fishing Team will be fishing in the Bassmaster High School State Championship tournament this weekend, the team announced yesterday over Facebook.

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The ACC Board of Directors announced Wednesday that, if public health guidance allows, all seven ACC-sponsored fall sports will begin competition during the week of Sept. 7-12.

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The unpredictability of collegiate sports this year could play to the advantage of Hargrave Military Academy's hoops program, as high-caliber players elect a senior or post-graduate season with the Tigers in lieu of commitment to collegiate programs that could be put on hold for at least a season.

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Two record-setting high school basketball stars, Grayson Honaker and Will Felton, have elected to play senior-year seasons at Hargrave Military Academy for the 2020-2021 school year.

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The VHSL Executive Committee met in special session Wednesday, July 15 for the purpose of discussing the fall sports season. The Executive unanimously voted (35-0-0) to meet on Monday, July 27, to vote on the three recommended models presented at the meeting for reopening sports and activiti…

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After 87 years, the NFL's Washington Redskins, headquartered in Virginia, announced today they will change their team name and logo. They will also change the name of their headquarters, the "Redskins Complex" in Richmond.

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The second Hargrave Military Academy big man to commit to college hoops this week, 7-foot center Gabe Wiznitzer signed his letter of intent to the University of Louisville and is expected to be on campus next week.

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Florida Southern College men's basketball coach Mike Donnelly announced he'll sign 6-foot-6, 195 pound Wes Bongiorni from Hargrave Military Academy for the Moccasins' 2020-21 basketball season.

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The VHSL Executive Committee met in special session Thursday, June 25 for the purpose of discussing the FY2021 Budget and Fall Sports. With the Commonwealth currently in Phase II and moving to Phase III in the reopening process on July 1, VHSL staff did not bring forth any recommendations fo…

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The staff and board of directors at Virginia Amateur Sports continue to monitor the governor’s plan for re-opening into (Phases 3). This past weekend the youth baseball USSSA baseball event was held at various locations with 54 teams participating.

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Working in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Department of Education (DOE), the VHSL Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) has developed a list of recommended guidelines for school divisions as they prepare for the safe reopening of high school spo…

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The Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty University, organized by Virginia Amateur Sports, has released the work out information for the All-Star Baseball regional teams. The top 15-17 year old high school players in Virginia will represent four regions of the state in an eight game playof…

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In alignment with the Governor’s “Virginia’s Return to School Plan” announced on Tuesday, June 9, the VHSL Executive Committee has cleared the way for schools to begin out-of-season practice activities beginning Monday, June 15. By a majority vote taken on Wednesday, June 10, the Executive C…

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Spring is a great time to be in the woods and beginning Saturday June 6, outdoor enthusiasts have an exciting opportunity to hunt gray and red squirrels statewide.Unless otherwise posted, the following Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) Wildlife Management Areas are open…

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Dan River Wildcat and die-hard athlete Ethan Lewis was selected by the Virginia High School League (VHSL) as the class 2 male athlete of the year, a category in the Allstate Foundation and VHSL Achievement Award that comes with a $1,500 scholarship to the school of Ethan's choice. 

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To ensure all compliance with possible state directives from the Governor, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the CDC with the reopening of schools for the fall of 2020, the Virginia High School League is developing plans for the reopening of…

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The VHSL Executive Committee during its May meeting today voted (31-0-1) to cancel all spring sports and activities for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19.

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Victor Starling of Gretna brought by a 12-pound large mouth bass he caught in a pond in Climax. Starling said he's been fishing every day for the past three weeks after Gov. Northam said fishing was permitted during the stay at home order.