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Girls more offensive-minded

The Comets varsity girls’ soccer team did not enjoy one of its better seasons last year, finishing with an 0-7-1 record in the Western Valley District and a 3-12-1 record overall, missing the district tournament in the process.

Comets baseball team faces tough opener

The Halifax County High School varsity baseball team is facing one of its toughest season-opening contests in recent seasons.

Boys netters edged in opener

Tayler Tepper, Vatsal Lal, and Roger Smith won individual matches, while Gannon Griffin and Hampton Smith collected a win in doubles, but the Comets boys’ tennis team fell to Martinsville 5-4 at home.

Comets soccer team falls to Tunstall

It wasn’t the kind of season-opening performance Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer coach Frank Shealy had expected.

Lady Lions split scrimmage with Sudden Impact

The Halifax County Middle School softball team split a double-header scrimmage with Sudden Impact travel softball Saturday, winning the opener 6-5 and dropping the second game 16-3.

Lions sweep doubleheader

Thomas Cole and Tripp Bennett each hit home runs, and the Halifax County Middle School baseball team swept both ends of a doubleheader from Dan River on Saturday, 19-1 and 10-1.

Comets Crush Hylton

The season could not have started any better.

Softball team goes 4-0 to win Battle of the Bases

The Comets’ varsity softball team got just what they wanted at the Battle of the Bases Tournament hosted by Franklin County High School Friday and Saturday – four shutout wins over good competition and a healthy dose of momentum heading into the rest of the season.

Hodges finding softball success

Mountain View High School leadoff hitter and former Halifax County resident Blaire Hodges stepped into the batter’s box Saturday to start her team’s softball game with Halifax County, and she recognized a familiar face behind the catchers’ mask, that of long-time friend Jill Trickey.

Rose homers to give Virginia Tech first ACC win

Virginia Tech softball catcher and former Comet Betty Rose hit a two-run home run in the second inning to give her team its first ACC win of the season Sunday with a 2-1 victory at UNC, in front of a large group of hometown fans who made the trip from Halifax County to see the game.