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Golfing duo opens state tourney today

Cody Spencer and Dillon Puryear hold a unique status entering today’s Virginia State Group AAA Golf Tournament at Nansemond River Country Club in Suffolk.

Jeremy Jeffress lauded for completing a major step in baseball career

Jeremy Jeffress’ right hand got a big workout Thursday night.

Big dollars at stake in ‘300’ race at South Boston Speedway

The dollar marks are flashing for drivers competing in Saturday’s NASCAR Late Model 300 Presented By Danville Toyota at South Boston Speedway.

Varsity spikers improve to 10-2

With a key district matchup at Patrick Henry on the horizon, the Comets varsity volleyball team could have looked past a William Fleming team that entered Tuesdays match at Comets’ Gym with a winless record (0-12) thus far this season.

Blue Comet jayvee spikers take down William Fleming

The Comets jayvee volleyball team had little trouble taking down William Fleming Tuesday night at home, winning two straight games 25-9, 25-13 to improve to 8-3 on the season.

Halifax County pair advance to state tourney

Halifax County High School golfers Cody Spencer and Dillon Puryear did something in Monday’s Northwest Region Golf Tournament in Fredericksburg that nobody else in the Western Valley District could manage to do – qualify for the Virginia Group AAA State Tournament.

Alton teen bags bear with bow

Legend has it Davy Crockett out-wrestled a bear when he was only three-years old, but 19-year-old Alton resident Katie Barnett did the famous frontiersman one better last weekend when she came out on top in her encounter with a 400-pound bear.

Morris reigns at Martinsville after 10-year drought

MARTINSVILLE —  Philip Morris has had a long 10-year drought at Martinsville Speedway.

COMETS NOTEBOOK: Letdowns mount for team, coach

What started as a season full of promise has turned into a season of disappointment for the Halifax County High School varsity football team.

Magna Vista rolls over Halifax on Homecoming night

Halifax County High School linemen Darrius Bethel and Monshae Ferrell sat quietly at their lockers as their teammates went about their business following Friday night’s annual Homecoming Game.

Comets golfers earn berth in tournament

One of the goals set by the Halifax County High School golf team when the season started was to earn a team berth in the Northwest Region Golf Tournament.