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Video highlights from 2010 race season nominated for awards

VIRginia International Raceway has announced that two different VIR video highlights, selected from the entire world of motorsports television programming during 2010, have been nominated for national recognition at the annual SPEED Performance Awards. 

Ferrell looking to next level

Mark Ferrell left Halifax County High School in the summer of 2006 looking to continue his football career and further his education.

Jeffress shocked by trade to Royals

Jeremy Jeffress admitted he was shocked to learn that the Milwaukee Brewers had traded him to the Kansas City Royals.

Comets girls climb to 10-win mark

The Comets varsity girls’ basketball team recorded its third win in as many tries this season against Person High School, the latest victory a 62-38 win in Roxboro, N.C., on Tuesday.

Third time no charm for Comets boys

It is very difficult for one team to beat another three times in one season, especially when it comes to rivals such as Halifax County High School and Person (N.C.) High School.

Western Valley District play begins tonight

After a month of non-district games as a tune-up, the Halifax County High School varsity boys and varsity girls basketball teams open Western Valley District play tonight against William Fleming High School.

Swimmers sweep pair of tri-meets

The Comets’ boys and girls swim teams posted a pair of tri-meet wins in consecutive days last week, with wins Thursday at home against Prince Edward County and William Fleming, and on the road Friday against Magna Vista and Bassett.

Indoor track teams compete at invitational

The Comets indoor track team made the annual trek to the Bulldog Invitational Track Meet, held Saturday at the Tolsma Track Center at Liberty University, with the boys coming away with a 15th-place finish and the girls a 29th-place finish.

Lady Comets remain perfect in Fleming win

The Comets varsity girls’ basketball team surged to a 20-7 lead in the first quarter and held William Fleming at bay the rest of the game to win its Western Valley District opener 56-48 at home Friday.

Comets win district opener

Too many close games have slipped away from the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team this season.