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Late Comets bid falls short

James Burden was trying to mask his discomfort as the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team filed out of the locker room at the end of Saturday night’s game against Person (N.C.) High School.

Comets edge Martinsville HS on Smith's last-second shot

James Smith Jr. had hit a total of four shots including one three-pointer during his first two games as a member of the Halifax County High School varsity basketball team.

Comets grapplers fall to Person HS

The Halifax County High School wrestling team ran into something of a buzzsaw Thursday night when it faced Person (N.C.) High School in its home opener at Halifax County High School.

Lady Comets fall in overtime

As tears dotted the eyes of some Halifax County High School players, jubilant William Campbell High School students cheered as they hoisted Kenisha Staten onto their shoulders.

Comets rally to defeat Heritage 72-66

Heritage High School did what it could to take Halifax County High School sharpshooter Tavion Petty out of the Comets' scoring quotient, and did a good job of it.

Comets edge Person HS 69-67 in opener

Tavion Petty couldn't help but smile. Neither could his Halifax County High School teammates.

Comets ‘win’ scrimmage, face big test Saturday

Halifax County High School head basketball coach Larry Epperly was upbeat about his team following Tuesday night’s scrimmage with Dan River High School.

Comets improve in second scrimmage

Judging by Tuesday’s scrimmage at Dan River High School, the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team and first-year Head Coach Wayne Murray are coming together toward the season-opener Tuesday at Person High School.

Comets rolling with the changes

A roster without several three-year starters, a new district affiliation and a brand new playoff format were three things confronting the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team this season.

New group to tackle football

A parent-community leader group has been established to examine the Halifax County High School football program and to provide input for consideration of the program’s future direction.

Comets see positives in first scrimmage

Pre-season scrimmages are designed to identify strengths and weaknesses in teams prior to the regular season, and Wayne Murray, first-year head coach for the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team saw both Friday in the Comets’ scrimmage at home against Bluestone High School.