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Drills, drills and more drills for Comets gridders

This is a week of special instruction for prospective Halifax County High School football players.

Three Comets make all-state baseball picks

Junior outfielder Ryan Yates leads three members of the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team named to the 2012 VHSCA Group AAA All-State Team announced this week.

Former Comets to continue competitive cheerleading careers in college

Ashley-Rose Alberts, Sami Starke and Mallory Shealy, three seniors from the 2012 graduating class of Halifax County High School, plan to continue their competitive cheerleading careers in college.

VeVe Brandon to play college softball at Virginia State

Halifax County High School varsity softball center fielder VeVe Brandon has inked a deal to play softball at Virginia State University.

Coach bringing championship experience to Comets football

Corey Jackson, former Halifax County High School football standout and defensive tackle at the University of Richmond, sports a ring emblematic of the University of Richmond’s 2008 NCAA Division I FCS Championship.

Superb season, but goal eludes Comets softball team

By any measure, the Halifax County High School varsity softball team has experienced vast success in the past decade.

Coach puts speculation to rest: She’ll be back next year

“I’m coming back.” With those three words spoken before announcing season-ending awards last week, Halifax County High School Head Varsity Softball Coach Melanie Saunders put to rest any speculation of her leaving the softball coaching ranks.

Four earn softball region honors

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team, coming off a 22-2 season including Western Valley District regular season and district tournament championships and a win in the quarterfinals of the Northwest Region Tournament, placed four players on the All-Northwest Region team announced this week.

Baseball standouts make region selections

The Halifax County High School varsity baseball team, coming off a 15-5 season and both the regular season and tournament championships in the Western Valley District, placed six players on the All-Northwest Region team announced this week. 

Bowman completes high school track career with state meet appearance

Marcus Bowman of the Halifax County High School outdoor track team completed a stellar high school track career last weekend as he competed at the Outdoor Track & Field Championship Meet held at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond.

Comets’ softball season ends with 10-8 loss to Osbourn Park

“It’s a horrible way to end the season.” That one sentence from Halifax County High School Head Coach Melanie Saunders pretty much summed up her feelings and those of her team following Wednesday night’s Northwest Region Tournament semi-final game against Osbourn Park High School at Halifax County High School.