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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.

Modifieds return to SBS in 2011

The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour will have a 14-race schedule for the 2011 season, with South Boston Speedway among the nine tracks that the series will visit in its seventh season of competition.

Work continues for Comets wrestlers

Fifteen wrestlers showed up last week for the first couple of days of practice for the Halifax County High School wrestling team.

Lions girls cagers lose in final seconds

Bonner field goal in the last minute of the game sent the Halifax County Middle School girls’ basketball team to a 36-35 loss Thursday in Danville, in the Lions’ season-opener.

Lions win opener at Bonner

Tavion Petty scored 11 points, Kory Lennon added 10, and the Halifax County Middle School boys’ basketball team held Bonner to single digits in three of four quarters on the way to a 48-28 win Thursday in Danville in the Lions’ season-opener.

HCHS student-athletes recognized at fall sports assembly

A true student-athlete demonstrates a positive attitude sportsmanship, responsibility and a strong work ethic, according to Halifax County Public Schools Superintendent Paul Stapleton, who spoke Tuesday at the HCHS falls sports banquet.