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Hamlin Edges Johnson At Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE — Over the past three seasons Jimmie Johnson has turned Martinsville Speedway into his own private playground.

Comets Return Home To Face Franklin County

It’s been two days shy of a month since the Halifax County High School varsity football team has played in the friendly confines of Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Fallen To Play In Girls State Golf Tournament

Halifax County High School golfer Kaitlin Fallen has earned a place in the school record book.

Freshmen Gridders Clinch Winning Season

Alonzo Bennett scored on two long touchdown runs and Galantre Thaxton added a third on a touchdown pass from Tavaris Hamlett, as the Comets’ ninth-grade football team slipped past the Randolph-Henry jayvees 20-12 Monday night.

Goblins Go Set At VIR This Weekend

More than 320 cars and drivers will be on hand at Alton’s VIRginia International Raceway this weekend as the North Carolina Region Sports Car Club of America will host the annual Goblins Go regional races, featuring the Production Car Fest 2009.

Competition Cheerleaders Crank It Up At Exhibition

The HCHS competition cheerleading team came agonizingly close to a Western Valley District championship last year, losing by a close margin at home against Franklin County.

Rowe Takes Home PASS South Race Win

It all came down to father versus son for the win at the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South 250-lap race at South Boston Speedway Saturday night.

Eddie Johnson Races To NASCAR 250 Win

Eddie Johnson stumbled a bit as he climbed the steps to the podium after winning the NASCAR 250 Late Model Stock Car race Saturday at South Boston Speedway.

Oh, So Close!

A routine play can sometimes turn into an unexpected miscue. That’s exactly what happened to the Halifax County High School Blue Comets in Friday night’s game against archrival GW in Danville.

Varsity Spikers Even District Record With Win Over GW

Last Tuesday, the Comets varsity volleyball team got a key win at home against William Fleming for their first district victory.

Thursday in Danville, the Comets evened their district record with a key win on the road, this time against an improved GW squad.


Comets Golfers Gain Experience

“Our scores weren’t what we wanted, but you can’t put a number on experience.”

That, says Halifax County High School head golf coach David Graham, is how he looks at the Northwest Region Golf Tournament played Thursday at The Piedmont Club in Haymarket.