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Lions whip E.W. Wyatt for 2-0 start

The athleticism and depth of the Halifax County Middle School basketball team proved too much for another early-season opponent Saturday, with the Lions taking a 47-27 win at E.W. Wyatt.

Halifax County High School edges Amherst County 51-42 in season opener

The only thing you could see in the Halifax County High School basketball team’s locker room following Wednesday night’s season-opener against Amherst County High School was a bunch of wide-eyed smiles.

Varsity girls rout Carlisle in first game

Carlisle Academy has gotten the better of the Comets’ varsity girls basketball team in the past, but Halifax County turned the tables in a big way Wednesday during a tournament at GW-Danville, routing the Lady Chiefs 65-17 behind a strong team effort.

Comets boys’ swim team wins tri-meet

James Popek claimed a win in the 100-yard butterfly for the Comets, while Nick Zanarini in the 100-yard backstroke and Hunter Fulcher in the 100-yard breaststroke also claimed wins, as the Comets boys swim team defeated Northside and Franklin County in tri-meet held Wednesday at Franklin County.

Winter sports season begins today

Halifax County High School’s winter sports teams will kick off the 2010-2011 season tonight, with basketball and swimming on the agenda and wrestling slated to kick off on Saturday.

Blue Comets falter against Park View

With Monday night’s scrimmage game here against Park View High School being the second and final pre-season scrimmage, Halifax County High School Head Coach James McDaniel was hoping to see some good things from his Comets team.

Jayvees roll over Park View

The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team may not have staged the best of performances in Monday night’s pre-season scrimmage game here against Park View High School.

Student athletes help with Feeding the Community

Thanksgiving is a holiday set aside to give thanks for blessings bestowed, and a number of Halifax County High School student-athletes returned the favor by helping prepare Thanksgiving meals Wednesday in the high school cafeteria during the annual Feeding the Community event.

Comets varsity girls cagers perform well in first faceoff

The success the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team experienced last year in a stellar 18-5 season carried over into their first scrimmage Tuesday at home against Bluestone, with Halifax County getting the best of the Lady Barons by a good margin in each of four eight-minute quarters.

Comets boys fare well in test

Halifax County High School head coach James McDaniel said all along he was using Monday night’s pre-season scrimmage against Chatham High School as an evaluation tool.

Comets JV girls show progress

The Comets’ jayvee girls basketball team showed progress in its initial scrimmage of the 2010-2011 season in a home matchup with Bluestone on Tuesday, according to coach Billy Lucas.