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YMCA Sea Serpents place second in Bedford tri-meet

The South Boston-Halifax County YMCA Sea Serpents swim team placed second Saturday in a tri-meet in Bedford with the Bedford YMCA Barracudas and the Altavista YMCA Dolphins.

Comets girls grind out win

Caught up in a slow-paced, grind-it-out game against E.C. Glass at the Beacon Classic Saturday and trailing early on, the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team needed a spark.

Comets fall to E.C. Glass in OT

Overtime was a magic time for the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team in last week’s win over Amherst County.
But, the magic wasn’t there for the Comets in Saturday night’s game against E.C. Glass High School in the Beacon Basketball Classic in Lynchburg.

Comets grapplers runner-up in tourney

Halifax County High School’s wrestling team won four of its five matches and earned a second-place finish in the Tunstall Invitational Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Tunstall High School.

Blue Comets edge Amherst in 3 OT

Rak’juan Windsor was playing in only his third varsity basketball game when Halifax County High School faced Amherst County High School here Wednesday night.

Fast start nets win for Lady Comets at Magna Vista

A fast start gave the Comets’ varsity girls basketball team a 24-6 lead after one quarter, and that cushion proved enough over the last three periods to give Halifax County a 60-44 win at Magna Vista on Wednesday.

Varsity girls pick up third straight win

Another fast start propelled the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team to its third win in three games, this time a 60-38 rout of Person High School on Monday.

Lions boys slips past Bluestone

The Halifax County Middle School basketball team improved to 2-0 in the Southside Middle School Confernce and 4-0 overall Monday with a tougher than expected 40-29 home win over Bluestone.

Lady Lions blast Bluestone 43-11

The Halifax County Middle School girls’ basketball team didn’t want to look past its home game with Bluestone Monday, not with a key conference game upcoming at Russell tonight.

Jayvees improve to 2-0 with win

Logan Holmes scored a game-high 15 points with all but one coming in the final three quarters, and Ashley Snead added eight as the Comets jayvee girls’ basketball team rallied to a 37-22 win at home Monday against Person High School.

Miscues, Rockets overwhelm Comets

Just when Halifax County High School looked like it was about to make some headway, the roof caved in.