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Comets see good numbers in JV tryouts

Coaches for the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys and junior varsity girls basketball teams were greeted with good numbers Monday as the teams held their opening session of tryouts and practice.

Freedom HS sweeps Comets spikers in NW Region Tournament

SOUTH RIDING For the second year in a row the Halifax County High School volleyball team played it's way into the Northwest Region Volleyball Tournament.

Comets fall to GW 35-3 in season finale

DANVILLE — Tears dotted the eyes of Halifax County High School senior defensive standout Galontre Thaxton as he pulled off his Comets jersey for the final time.

End of season comes tonight as Halifax battles George Washington

For the Halifax County High School varsity football team, tonight’s game against archrival GW in Danville marks the end of the season.

Comets spikers sweep GW; earn NW Region tourney berth

When Halifax County High School needed a lift near the middle portion of the second game of Thursday night’s Western Valley District Volleyball Tournament consolation game against GW, Jordan Miller ignited a flame.

Blue Comets fall in district semifinals

All the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team needed Wednesday night was a win against Franklin County in the semifinals of the Western Valley District Tournament to lock up a home match in the first round of the Northwest Region Tournament.

Comets volleyball team upbeat about tourney

The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team heads to today’s Western Valley District Tournament at Patrick Henry High School with momentum after a regular-season ending win over Franklin County High School.  

Comets’ playoff hopes shattered

For two weeks there had been a glimmer of hope that the Halifax County High School varsity football team could earn a berth in the Northwest Region Division 5 playoffs.

Comets spikers head to tourney

Senior outside hitter Jordan Miller finished with 11 kills, and sophomore middle hitter Whitney White tallied 11 blocks, as the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team beat Franklin County 3-1 Thursday in Rocky Mount.

Cross country teams qualify for regional race

Mary Popek finished in ninth-place, and Ethan Collie recorded an 11th-place finish to pace the Halifax County High School girls and boys cross country teams to third-place finishes overall at the Western Valley District cross country championships, held Thursday at Waid Park in Franklin County.

Blue Comets looking to bounce back

Despite last week’s loss, the Halifax County High School varsity football team still has tangible goals ahead of it heading into tonight’s Western Valley District game against William Fleming High School in Roanoke.