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Comets Varsity spikers repeat Staunton Invitational tourney win Saturday

The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team won its second straight Staunton River Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Saturday.  Team members, front row, from left, are Jameshia Smith, Jamilia Smith, Jill Trickey, Melyse Brown and Alex O’Neil.  Second row, from left, are Sydney Puryear, Jordan Miller, Kendall Lloyd, Kelsy Williams, Kate Bane and Kelsey White.  Back row, from left, are assistant coaches Jessica Martin and Lori Reeves, Meg Bane, Amber Oakes, Autumn McFadden, Abby Woltz and head coach Steve Mattox.


The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team took home the championship of the Staunton River Invitational Volleyball Tournament for the second year in a row with wins over Staunton River and Altavista on Saturday.

HCHS Comets land first win

Injured Halifax County High School running back Dominic Henderson had to watch from the sidelines while the Comets played their first two games of the season.

Comets snare first win of season

ROXBORO, N.C. — Only one time in the past six years had Halifax County High School defeated Person (N.C.) High School in the annual border clash.

Comets set to battle Person High Friday night

The renewal of a long-time border clash comes tonight when Halifax County High School hits the road to face border rival Person High School in Roxboro, N.C.

‘Ifs’ haunting Blue Comets

The word “if” is a big one when it comes to sports.

Turnovers kill Comets’ effort against North Stafford

Turnovers can kill the effort of the best of football teams. So it was for Halifax County High School Friday night.

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.