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Inconsistent play, injuries add up for Blue Comets

A 2-8 record in his first season as Comets’ varsity football head coach wasn’t what Dave Wojtecki had hoped for.

Lions’ football team evolves into championship form

The Halifax County Middle School football team came into the 2010 season with a number of new faces on offense and defense, but after some initial growing pains it transformed itself into another championship team.

Holman wins race, Rogers takes crown

USAR Pro Cup driver Caleb Holman did everything he could to catch points leader Clay Rogers at the USAR 300 Pro Cup series championship race at South Boston Speedway on Saturday, with the Abingdon, Va., native winning both the pole and the race.

Comets’ season comes to an end

Travis Lipscomb wasn’t totally happy following Halifax County High School’s Senior Night game here Friday night against Patrick Henry High School.

Frank looks for first Pro Cup win at SBS

USARacing Pro Cup Series driver A.J. Frank enters Saturday’s season finale at South Boston Speedway looking to end a strong 2010 season with a magical touch by notching his first career victory in the USARacing Pro Cup Series 300.

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.