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Comets Shut Out Tunstall

Johanna Spencer cracked her fourth home run of the year, a two-run shot, and the Comets varsity softball team banged out 10 hits in support of a one-hitter from Sam Gibson to beat Tunstall 10-0 Friday at Comets Softball Field.

Day An Accomplished Athlete

When it comes to baseball and bowling, one of the more prominent figures area enthusiasts recall is the late Tigue Day Sr.

Comets Prevail 7-1 Over Garden City

Halifax County High School picked up its fourth win of the season here Wednesday with a 7-1 victory over Garden City (N.Y.) High School in a game that was a pre-season scrimmage game for the New Yorkers.

Outdoor Track Teams Have Talent If Not Numbers

The Comets girls’ and boys’ outdoor track teams have talent without a lot of depth, and the challenge will be finding the best possible event for each athlete in order to best help both the individual and the team.

Tuck Wins, But Comets Boys Netters Fall To PH

Ralph Tuck won at number one singles, but the Comets boys’ tennis team absorbed a 6-1 loss at the hands of Patrick Henry at home on Monday.

Blue Comets Complete Sweep Of Park View

They may have had a little more difficulty than last week, but the Halifax County High School baseball team completed its season sweep of Park View High School Thursday night in South Hill.

Varsity Softball Team Rolls To Win At Tunstall

VeVe Brandon finished with three hits, including a double and scored three times, and the Comets’ varsity softball team slammed a total of eight two-baggers among 16 hits in routing Tunstall 13-0 in Dry Fork on Friday.

HALL OF FAME: Vanney Wore Many Hats

Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall of Fame inductee Bill Vanney has worn many hats in his athletic and academic career.

Comets Upended By Jefferson Forest

As expected, there was an air of disappointment when Halifax County High School dropped its non-district game to Jefferson Forest High School here Tuesday night.

Softball Team Wins At Jefferson Forest

VeVe Brandon and Jameshia Smith each had two-hit games, and Stephanie Clark backed a strong pitching effort with a pair of hits, as the Comets varsity softball team defeated Jefferson Forest 6-1 Wednesday at Jefferson Forest.

Comets Varsity Girls Rip Heritage

Johanna Spencer hit her third and fourth home runs of the season, Samantha Gibson added another to back a one-hit shutout, and the Comets varsity softball team improved to 3-0 with a 17-0 win at Heritage on Monday.