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Comets softball team blasts Franklin County

Sam Gibson hit a grand slam home run to cap a five-run first inning, and the Halifax County High School varsity softball team took over undisputed first-place in the Western Valley District with a 10-4 win Wednesday at Franklin County.

Lady Lions top seed for tournament

The Halifax County Middle School softball team enters the Southside Middle School Conference Tournament as the top seed in the East Division after an 11-2 home win over Park View on Wednesday.

Lions rip Park View for top seed in tournament

What was supposed to be a close game between host Halifax County Middle School and Park View for the East Division top seed for the upcoming Southside Middle School Conference Tournament turned into a rout, with Halifax County ripping previously unbeaten Park View 26-9 on Wednesday.

Lions face Park View with title, top seed on line

The Halifax County Middle School baseball team pounded out 10 hits, including a home run by Arthur Watts, and Lions’ pitchers Jake Hughes, Kelonte Gutrich and Tanner Bennett combined to hurl a three-hitter in a 12-1 win over Bluestone in five innings at home Monday.

Lady Lions are cruising toward conference title

The Halifax County Middle School softball team is on cruise control toward a conference title and top seed in the upcoming Southside Middle School Conference Tournament title after thumping Bluestone 24-0 in four innings at home Monday.

Storms force postponement of Halifax games

The severe thunderstorm that rocked Halifax County late Tuesday afternoon and thunderstorms in Rocky Mount have forced postponement of tonight’s Halifax County High School athletic contests.

Comets varsity girls soccer team whips William Fleming

What started out as a downer of a Senior Night for the Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team Friday turned into an upbeat momentum builder for important games next week, with the Comets rallying from a 1-0 halftime deficit to win 5-1 over the Colonels.

Lions track team caps solid seasons

The Halifax County Middle School track teams capped solid seasons Saturday with equally strong showings at the Southside Middle School Conference Championship Meet, held at the Tisha Waller Track and Field Complex.

Comets girls netters fall to GW

The Halifax County High School girls tennis team saw its hopes to land a berth in the Northwest Region Tournament go by the board here Friday in a close 5-4 loss to GW.

Comets boys tennis lead invitational

The Halifax County High School boys tennis team was on its way to a win at the annual Heritage Invitational, but rain suspended play on Saturday with the Comets leading the field.

Blue Comets ride Elliott’s arm to win

Halifax County High School pitcher Seth Elliott walked off of the mound following his team’s 4-0 win here Tuesday over Patrick Henry High School with a huge smile on his face.