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Three Local Runners Ready For Richmond Marathon

The word, “marathon,” may strike fear into the hearts of many athletes, but not South Boston residents Judy Green, Natalie Gurney and Nancy Smith, who plan to run the 32nd annual Richmond Marathon Saturday.

Competition Cheerleaders Outpoint Franklin County

It was time for a little payback at the Northwest Regional Competition Cheerleading championships last Saturday, with the Comets competition squad getting the best of Franklin County after finishing second to the Eagles in the district championships the week before.

OLD TIMERS BASEBALL: With A Spring In Their Step

It’s been a decade since a group of former ball players got together to form what has become a summer and early fall institution known as the Halifax County Old Timers Baseball League.

Jayvee Gridders Shut Out Patrick Henry To Finish 8-1

Halifax jayvee football running back Akeem Robertson scored on a 17-yard run and a 1-yard plunge, and the Comets’ defense held Patrick Henry out of the end zone in a 14-0 win Thursday at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium in the season finale that gave the jayvees an 8-1 record.

Comets Girls Harriers Finish Season At Northwest Regionals

A sometimes frustrating season ended on a positive note for the Comets girls cross country team with its best effort of the season at the Northwest Region Cross Country championships Thursday.

Comets Lose Heartbreaker

It was another chapter of the too-familiar story that has surrounded the Halifax County High School football team this fall.

Comets Look To Finish Season On Good Note

While it carries no playoff or title implications for either team, Saturday’s season finale against Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke is a big game for Halifax County High School.

SoBo Pair Inducted Into Bowling Hall Of Fame

The South Boston USBC Bowling Association Hall of Fame inducted two new members into the class of 2009 Sunday, with Stafford Curtis and Ed Davis getting the call.

Competition Cheer Squad Advances To Regionals

The Comets competition cheerleading squad earned a berth in the Northwest Region Cheerleading Championships Wednesday with a second-place showing at the Western Valley District championships at Franklin County High School.

No Treats For The Comets

For awhile, it appeared as Halifax County High School was on the way to landing a big Halloween eve treat. But, a series of missed opportunities proved costly, leaving the Comets to fall to William Fleming 27-8 here in Friday night’s Senior Night Game.

Varsity Spikers Win Senior Night Match Against George Washington

The Comets varsity volleyball team and its GW counterparts will take the same bus to the Western Valley District Tournament Tuesday at Patrick Henry High School.