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Lions Baseball Team Enters With Momentum

The Halifax County Middle School softball team accomplished its ultimate goal last season of taking back the Southside Middle School Conference Tournament championship with a win at defending champion Powhatan.

Lions Softball Begins Title Defense

With only one starter and six returnees among a 15-man roster, one might assume the Halifax County Middle School softball team is in a rebuilding mode, but don’t assume anything too quickly, cautioned Lions head coach James Smith, who has already seen signs of a solid team in the making.

Comets Boys Netters In Rebuilding Mode

With a nine-man roster and only three returnees, the Comets boys’ tennis team will definitely be in a rebuilding mode for the 2010 season.

Comets Girls Netters Look To Improve

With a good amount of experience throughout the roster, this year’s Comets girls’ tennis team should have a competitive year.

Johnson Beats Rain, Field At SBS

Justin Johnson led only two laps of the rain-shortened first race of Saturday’s scheduled NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Twin 75s Late Model Stock Car Division race at South Boston Speedway.

‘Potential’ Is Buzzword For Comets

As Halifax County High School head baseball coach Kelvin Davis talks about the 2010 version of the Comets baseball team one word regularly arises – potential.

Varsity Softball Facing Its Toughest Schedule

Last year, for the first time in many seasons, the Comets’ varsity softball team did not capture either the regular season or tournament titles in the Western Valley District.

Scrimmage Results Positive Overall

Overall, the results from the Comets’ varsity baseball team’s 6-4 scrimmage win over Heritage Tuesday at Comets’ Field were positive, according to head coach Kelvin Davis.

Varsity Boys ‘Lose’ Opening Scrimmage

The Comets varsity boys’ soccer team came out on the short end of the score in a scrimmage against Heritage Monday at Tuck Dillard Stadium, with coach Frank Shealy terming the game a learning experience for his squad.

Comets Booters Shake Off Rust

Comets varsity girls head soccer coach Sid Young saw both some good things and things that need improvement from the jayvee and varsity teams at their initial scrimmage of the season Monday at Heritage.

Falk, Snow Top SBS Speed Charts

C.E. Falk III of Virginia Beach and former county resident Justin Snow of Danville were at the top of the speed charts at the end of the day Saturday as South Boston Speedway held its annual pre-season open practice day.