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Varsity spikers lose competitive match at Person

It may not have been a win, but the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team gave a good performance against a strong Person High School volleyball team Monday in Roxboro before falling in five games.

Post 8 program back on track

The South Boston Post 8 Junior American Legion baseball program is back on track next summer following a one-year hiatus, with current Halifax County Middle School head baseball coach Jody Nelson coming aboard as manager.

Seven turnovers kill Comets in 21-14 loss to Martinsville

Halifax County High School Head Football Coach Dave Wojtecki was obviously frustrated following his team’s 21-14 loss to Martinsville High School Friday night in Martinsville.

Comets varsity spikers make it eight in a row

It wasn’t the best match the Halifax County High School volleyball team team had played this season, but it was good enough.

Halifax faces Martinsville on the road Friday

It will be a short-handed Halifax County High School varsity football team that will hit the road tonight to face Martinsville High School.

Ethan Collie making big strides as a first-year runner

Ethan Collie had no idea he would see the kind of success he has experienced thus far as a runner for the Halifax County High School boys cross country team.

Comets golfers finish second

The Halifax County High School golf team capped its regular-season district play Monday and earned a second-place finish in the Western Valley District standings in the process.

Anderson inducted into HOF

David Anderson has been an instrumental figure in the South Boston Bowling Association and Virginia State USBC Bowling Association for a number of years.

County Cup golf tourney reaches 20-year milestone

Rewind time 20-plus years. Ronnie “Doc” Moore, Chris Dockrill, Bob Thomasson and Jackie Thomasson are relaxing in the clubhouse at Green’s Folly Golf Course watching the PGA Ryder Cup golf tournament.

Mistakes overwhelm Comets

“We beat ourselves.” Those three words from Halifax County High School quarterback Rodzavian Crowell told the story of the Comets’ 34-7 loss to Heritage High School here Friday night at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

HCHS Varsity spikers drop Bluestone in three games

Comets’ varsity volleyball hitter Melyse Brown (1) slams the ball down for one of her four kills during her team’s win over Bluestone on Tuesday.  (G-V Photo/Joe Chandler)


The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team needed the minimum of three games to dispatch Bluestone at home Tuesday, but in progressively more difficult fashion 25-12, 25-21, 30-28.