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Adams sinks decisive FT as Comets edge GW 51-50

Call Kendell Adams the Ice Man. Facing the toughest situation he has faced all season, Adams sank one of two free throw attempts with 2.4 seconds left in the game to lift Halifax County High School to a dramatic come-from-behind 51-50 win over the Silver Eagles Friday night in Danville.

Wrestler sticks with ‘old-school’ principles

Rikki Nelson says few professional wrestlers today are interested in the art of the sport.

Snow takes family team to SBS LS title

For some, the second time around is sweeter.

Softball coach calling it quits

Dixie Softball Hall of Fame member and veteran coach Jimmy Wade is calling it quits after almost a quarter century of involvement with South Boston-Halifax County Dixie softball.

Lady Comets make it 13 wins in a row

A bad case of panic almost snapped the unbeaten streak of the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team.

Opportunity lost for varsity boys as Patrick Henry wins 54-49

It was simply a case of missed opportunities.

Comets boys first, girls second at swim tri-meet

The Comets’ boys swim team finished first at a Wednesday home tri-meet against Franklin County, while the Comets’ girls came home second.

Lions girls remain atop conference standings

Brittani Boxley scored a team-high 13 point, Whitney White added 11, and the Halifax County Middle School girls’ basketball team remained unbeaten in the Southside Middle School Conference with a 50-24 win at Park View Wednesday.

Boyds lead Comets in tri-meet

As far as the Halifax County High School indoor track teams were concerned, it was a Boyd and Boyd show in Thursday night’s tri-meet against Salem High School and Heritage High School in Lynchburg.

Ashworth leads Comets’ effort in district wrestling preview

Lewis Ashworth went 3-1 in the 152-pound weight class, and the Halifax County High School wrestling team finished 1-3 in the first Western Valley District preview on Tuesday.