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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.

Lady Comets Celebrate Record-Setting Year

This year’s season-ending awards banquet for the Comets girls basketball program took on a celebratory tone, as coaches and players reflected on one of the best seasons in school history.

Comets Hoops Star Receives Post-Season Honor

Comets basketball standout Deshon Dabbs has received another post-season honor, this time as one of 33 Virginia prep hoops standouts nominated for the prestigious McDonald’s High School All American Game.

Spring Sports Season Opens March 15

Halifax County High School’s spring sports teams are busy continuing their preparations for the start of the new season, which begins Monday, March 15.

Brooks Chosen To Play In All-Star Game

Halifax County High School football standout Markee Brooks has been selected to play for the West team in the Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Football Game.

Comets Fail To Place In State Meet

Halifax County High School indoor track & field athletes gave a good effort in the Virginia Group AAA state indoor track & field championship meet in Hampton, but failed to put any points on the board.

For Lady Comets, No Banner, But Milestones Nonetheless

Although the ultimate goal of a Western Valley District championship and a regional berth eluded them, 2009-2010 was a breakthrough year for the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team.

Spring Coaches Compensating For Wet Weather

With spring sports tryouts in full swing at Halifax County High School and Halifax County Middle School, coaches are coming up with ways to compensate for drenched playing fields and still properly evaluate the athletes trying out for the different teams.

Spring Sports Season Begins

This is spring???