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Jeremy Jeffress makes successful major league baseball debut

Jeremy Jeffress has had his share of ups and downs since becoming the Milwaukee Brewers’ 16th pick in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft.

Halifax faces North Stafford on the road

Getting healthy and playing good assignment football have been the focus this week as the Halifax County High School varsity football team prepared for tonight’s 7:30 p.m. non-district road game against North Stafford High School in Fredericksburg.

Powhatan downs Lions golfers

There were no smiling faces among the members of the Halifax County Middle School golf team Monday evening.

Comets golfers place second in tournament

The Halifax County High School golf team was unable to make up ground on district leader Franklin County High School in Monday’s Western Valley District tournament at Danville Country Club.

Former Comets standout scores goal For ECU

Former Halifax County High School soccer standout Melissa Smith scored a goal for the East Carolina University women’s club soccer team in the team’s 3-2 loss to Duke on Sunday.

Johnson clinches SBS title; Pulliam sweeps twinbill

Justin Johnson should have been wearing a big smile after the pair of 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division races that were part of Saturday night’s PASS Super Late Model 150 racing program at South Boston Speedway.

Roberts’ returns not enough for Comets

Halifax County High School needed a spark, and Trey Roberts responded.

Jeb Burton adjusts to late model division

It’s been a season of adjustments for Halifax driver Jeb Burton, a rookie in the Late Model Stock Car Division this season at South Boston Speedway.

Comets open new season Friday night

A new season dawns Friday when the Halifax County High School varsity football team squares off against Petersburg High School in a 7 p.m. contest here at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Comets finish second in WVD tourney

Cody Spencer didn’t have the best round going on the front nine holes in Monday’s Western Valley District Golf Tournament at Green’s Folly Golf Course.

Halifax County High School Fan Appreciation Night Thursday

Fans wishing to get an early look at the Halifax County High School varsity football team can do so Thursday night.