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HCHS Taking ‘Wait And See’ Approach

Halifax County High School officials are taking a “wait and see” approach in the wake of petitions from Roanoke City Public Schools officials seeking to drop Patrick Henry High School and William Fleming High School to Group AA status.

Blue Comets Take Over Second Place

Deshon Dabbs sat out the first half of Friday’s Western Valley District game against Franklin County High School in Rocky Mount.

Late Run Nets Win For Lady Comets

A 15-6 run over the last four minutes of the game helped net the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team a 66-55 win over Franklin County Friday at Comets Gym.

Comets Clinch Winning Season With JF Victory

A winning season has been just out reach for the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team the past several seasons, and out of the picture for a lot longer than that.

Blue Comets Face FC Tonight In Key Game

The chase for the Western Valley District regular-season title reaches the halfway mark tonight with Halifax County High School facing a key contest.

Comets Shoot Down Eagles

Kejuan Mayo hasn’t gotten the notice that some other centers in the Western Valley District have received this season.

SBS Title Still Hasn’t Sunk In For Johnson


South Boston Speedway 2009 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division champion Justin Johnson says the full impact of winning the crown still hasn’t hit home.

Motorsports Hall Of Fame Inducts Trio

Tommy Ellis, the late Wayne Patterson and the late Sonny Hutchins were racing icons of the 1980’s and 1990’s, self-made people who raced hard and carved legendary racing careers.

Lady Comets Snap Losing Streak To PH

Nia Brown and Whitney McCargo each scored 19 points, and the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team broke a 12-game losing streak to Patrick Henry in beating the Patriots 66-58 Tuesday in its Western Valley District home opener.

Comets Fall From The Top

The battle for the Western Valley District lead turned out to be no battle at all.

Swimmers Beat Heritage In Dual Meet

Both the Comets boys and girls swim teams emerged with wins against Heritage in a home meet held on Monday.