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Comets to pull out the stops on senior night

The way Halifax County High School Head Coach Dave Wojtecki sees it, he and his Comets team have nothing to lose.

Comets gain forfeit win

The Halifax County High School varsity football team now has two wins for the season, one being a Western Valley District win.

At 71, Junior Hunt is still going strong

At a time when most weekend warriors have retired to their easy chairs to discover the wonders of their remotes, Halifax County Old Timers Baseball League player Junior Hunt is still going strong — at the age of 71.

Lions volleyball team roars to tournament win

A strong service game has benefited the Halifax County Middle School volleyball team all season, and it helped the Lions again Saturday at Powhatan Middle School, as Halifax County won its fifth Southside Middle School Conference Tournament title in six years.

Comets lose to William Fleming 24-14

Just when Halifax County High School looked like it was about to turn its fortunes around, it killed itself with turnovers.

Injuries mount as HCHS faces William Fleming tonight

The Halifax County High School varsity football team will be gunning for its second win of the season when it hits the road to face winless William Fleming High School tonight at 7 p.m. in Roanoke.

Trio joins bowling hall of fame


An outstanding trio of area bowlers was inducted into the South Boston Bowling Association Hall of Fame Sunday at the association’s annual banquet.

RCR Teammates Harvick, Burton at odds

Kevin Harvick has been involved in tiffs with various competitors on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit over the years.

Jeff Burton Disappointed In Chase Fortunes

For Jeff Burton, the Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup has been a disappointment.

Patient Hamlin makes it 3 in a row at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE — Martinsville Speedway had become the playground of reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson.

FC air attack stops Comets

Turnovers and Franklin County High School’s much-touted ground game were the primary concerns of Halifax County High School Head Coach Dave Wojtecki heading into Friday night’s Western Valley District contest in Rocky Mount.