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Comets’ win streak ends at six

Halifax County High School head varsity boys basketball coach Larry Epperly saw a disturbing memory resurrect itself when his team faced Heritage High School Wednesday night in Lynchburg.

Comets extend streak of wins

In most instances, Halifax County High School’s outside shooting has been the key to its success.

Mistake prone Comets lose to Bassett

Lady Comets’ Head Coach Wayne Murray has said all season the third quarter has proven to be the “make or break” quarter for the varsity girls basketball team.

Comets hoops resumes tonight

With the Christmas holiday break now behind them, the Halifax County High School boys and girls basketball teams are geared up to return to regular-season play.

Two tourney records broken in Holiday Classic

The Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament finished a successful run Saturday at Halifax County High School, with familiar foes playing in both the boys and girls championship games.

Comets blast Rockets for Gazette tournament title

Defense has been the recipe for success all season for the Halifax County High School boys varsity basketball team, but the Comets fed Person High School a steady diet of offense in the championship game of the Gazette-Virginian Holiday Basketball Classic on Saturday, hitting 11 3-pointers and running away to a 69-47 win.

Lady Comets win second straight holiday classic title

With Halifax County High School clinging to a one-point lead against Person High School (N.C.) late in the Gazette-Virginian Holiday Basketball Classic girl’s championship game, Comets Coach Wayne Murray put the ball in the hands of senior point guard Alexia Tucker.

Familiar lineup featured in Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic

There will be a familiar feel to the field of teams that will be competing for the championship in the Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament, which opens Friday at Halifax County High School.

Comets use long ball to overcome Magna Vista

Halifax County High School went back to the long ball in Friday night's Piedmont District game against Magna Vista High School.

Comets gain first road win

All it took was 10 minutes.

Comets stem Tunstall rally to take third win

A 46-18 lead after three quarters turned into somewhat of a nail-biter late before the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team claimed a 52-40 over Tunstall High School at home on Tuesday.