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Comets Hammer GW

Halifax County High School needed a win against arch-rival GW Friday night in Danville to take early command of the chase for the Western Valley District baseball crown.

Pruett, Rojas Continue GRAND-AM Rolex Series Dominance At VIR

Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas are looking pretty unbeatable these days.

Jeb Burton To Make SBS Late Model Debut Saturday

After having competed in two Late Model Stock Car Division races at a nearby track, 17-year-old Jeb Burton of Halifax is preparing for his first Late Model start at South Boston Speedway.

Comets Face Friday In Key Game

Halifax County High School can get a big leg up in the Western Valley District baseball race tonight when it faces arch-rival GW at 7 p.m. at Dan Daniel Park.

Girls Tennis Team Loses 7-2 To PH

Jessica Palmer and Blair Jeffress won at number one doubles and Monica Puckett and Brandi Winstead took a win at number three doubles, but visiting Patrick Henry finished with a 7-2 win on Monday.

Boys Netters Fall At Patrick Henry

Ralph Tuck won another match at number one singles and Jonathan Strader joined him in the win column at number two singles, but Patrick Henry won every other match to beat the Comets 7-2 Monday in Roanoke.

Rolex Series Stars To Converge At VIR

VIRginia International Raceway will host its biggest professional road racing event of the season this weekend when the stars and cars of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series converge on VIR for the Bosch Engineering 250.

Coach Confident Entering Opener

The “real” season begins Tuesday night for the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team.

Comets Softball Team Clip Person

Much like the earlier game between Halifax County and Person High, the visiting Rockets used Comets miscues to take the early lead Thursday at Comets Softball Field.

Former Comets Earn USA South Honors

Former Comets’ softball standouts Lauren Daniel and Whitney Womack have capped outstanding freshman seasons by being named to the USA South All-Conference First Team, while another Comets’ standout, Jasmine Parker, a senior at Ferrum, has been named to the USA South All-Sportsmanship Team.

Bagbey Named Player Of The Year

Chowan University first baseman and former Comets standout Justin Bagbey has been named Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Player of the Year.