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Freshmen edge Heritage

Jarvis Owens returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, and Kelonte Gutrich caught two touchdown passes from Jacob Garrett, as the Halifax County High School freshman football team defeated Heritage High School 21-16 Wednesday at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

Spikers lose 3-0 to Person

Slow starts are becoming problematic for the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team, and another slow start led to a three-game sweep by the Person High School Rockets Monday night at home.

Comets golfers earn NW Region Tournament berth

It wasn't the best of rounds, but the Halifax County High School golf team did well enough in Monday's Western Valley District Championship Golf Tournament here at the Westlake Golf & Country Club to earn a berth in next week's Northwest Region Golf Tournament.

VIDEO: Comets roll over Martinsville in 38-12 win

Halifax County High School’s Alonzo Bennett and an energized Comets defense overwhelmed Martinsville High School Friday night, as the Comets rolled up a 24-6 halftime lead and downed the Bulldogs 38-12 in Martinsville.

Barsity spikers defeat Bassett for 6-3 start

The Halifax County High School varsity girls volleyball team, behind a strong serving game and aggressive moves at the net, avenged an earlier loss at Bassett High School with a 3-0 win over the Bengals at home on Thursday.

Comets JV gridders chalk up fourth win

The Halifax County High School junior varsity football team took advantage of a pair of interceptions and a Martinsville High School turnover early in the second half and held on for a 24-14 win here Thursday night at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Comets looking for new momentum

For Halifax County High School and Martinsville High School, tonight’s 7 p.m. game at Martinsville High School could be a turning point in the season.

Realignment a done deal

The Virginia High School League’s proposed six-classification system, along with new district and conference alignments is now a done deal.

Lions crush Patrick Henry 52-0

After having lost a tough Southside Middle School Conference contest to Russell Middle School last week, the Halifax County Middle School Lions football team was looking for something good to happen in Wednesday’s game against Patrick Henry Middle School here at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Comets golfers fall to FC; finish as district runner-up

The Halifax County High School golf team knew it would take a big effort to overcome an 11-stroke deficit in Monday’s Western Valley District regular-season finale at Green’s Folly Golf Course to win the district title and earn a team berth in the Northwest Region Golf Tournament.

Mistakes costly as Heritage crushes Comets 44-12

It was a tough game to fathom. After having staged a stellar performance in a dominant road win over neighboring border rival Person (N.C.) High School a week ago, the Halifax County High School varsity football team was hoping the momentum would carry over into Friday night’s game here against Heritage High School.