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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.

Freshmen lose season finale to Heritage

Heritage High School scored once in the second quarter and again in the fourth quarter Wednesday at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium to spoil the season finale for the Halifax County High School freshman football team 14-0.

Inconsistent Comets fall to PH 29-7

The one thing the Halifax County High School football team has been fighting all season is inconsistency.

Lucas named new HCHS girls basketball coach

William “Billy” Lucas has spent the past four years as the head junior varsity girls basketball coach at Halifax County High School.

Win over Patrick Henry moves Halifax closer to possible playoff berth


Up until this point there appeared to be no way that the Halifax County High School varsity football team could play its way into the Northwest Region Division 5 playoffs.

Lions win season finale on final play

James Smith Jr. scored on a seven-yard run on the game’s final play to cap a 45-yard drive, and the Halifax County Middle School football team won its season finale Wednesday with a 24-22 win at home over Ben Franklin Middle School.

Volleyball team sweeps Park View in home game

Senior outside hitter Kelsy Williams went behind the service line to record a team-leading six service aces and 16 good serves, and the Halifax Count y High School varsity volleyball team defeated Park View High School 3-0 at home on Monday.

Comets lady golfers fall shy in qualifying tournament

Playing through drenching rain and, later in drying conditions, Halifax County High School's trio of lady golfers failed to advance in Monday's Virginia High School League zone qualifier golf tournament at Green's Folly Golf Course.

Comets edge Franklin County 37-36 in overtime

Call Halifax County High School Head Coach Michael Roark the gambler.

‘Forgotten man’ spurs Comets’ win

Franklin County High School and every other opponent on the Halifax County High School football schedule knows about the weapon the Comets have in senior running back Alonzo Bennett.