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Spikers Lose, But Hang Tough

Mark it down as the second Western Valley District setback in as many outings for the Comets varsity volleyball team, but the 25-19, 25-22, 25-20 loss Thursday at Patrick Henry left Comets’ coach Steve Mattox feeling better about his team than the four-game loss at home earlier in the week.

Missed Opportunities Haunt Comets In Loss


The Comets’ varsity football team’s 12-9 loss at Magna Vista Friday night can be summed up in two words - missed opportunities.

Lions Golfers Win Conference Tourney

After wrapping up the regular season title, there was one more goal remaining for the Halifax County Middle School golf team – win the Southside Middle School Conference Tournament.

HCHS Competition Cheer Exhibition Oct. 19

In what has become an annual event, the Halifax County High School competition cheerleading squad will display its tumbling and precision routines October 19 at the high school gym.

HCHS Faces Magna Vista High School Friday Night At 7

With the first half of the season and a win last week in the books, the Halifax County High School varsity football team is looking to pick up more momentum tonight when it faces Magna Vista High School in Ridgeway.

Comets Earn Berth In Tourney

Through much of the regular-season, the Halifax County High School golf team battled Patrick Henry High School for second place in the Western Valley District standings.

Challenger Making Strides As Nastasi Team Heads To VIR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Grand-Am KONI Sports Car Challenge driver Tom Nastasi’s Dodge Challenger is less of a challenge to become a competitive race car following a series of reliability tests and simulations, as well as changes and findings, held over the past three months.

Comets’ Tyler Long Invited To Baseball Showcase Event

Comets junior left-hander Tyler Long has received an invitation to one of the biggest baseball showcase events of the season.

Comets Harriers Fall Short At Metro

A tune-up for the upcoming Western Valley District Meet didn’t go as well as Comets cross country coaches would have liked, with the Halifax boys and girls cross country teams each finishing fifth out of six teams at the Metro Meet at Ballou Park in Danville on Monday.

HCC Keeps County Cup After Sunday Rally

Jimmy Clay played in the inaugural County Cup Golf Tournament in 1991 and has played each year since for Green’s Folly Golf Course, serving this year as captain.

Comets Get First Win

Halifax County High School football coach Stan Hodgin went on record last week promising that his Comets football team would win Friday night’s game here against Martinsville High School.
Not only did the Comets win and keep Hodgin’s promise, they did it in a convincing fashion.