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Comets to face key game Friday against Fleming

The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team can do a lot tonight to help its post-season prospects.

Comets’ swimmers get Senior Night win

Eight senior swimmers for the Comets’ swim team saw their last efforts at home end on a positive note, as Halifax County defeated Heritage Tuesday in a dual meet.

Lady Comets edge Fleming

Stephanie Carr hit the game-winning basket with time winding down in the second overtime, and the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team kept its winning streak intact with a 47-45 win over William Fleming Friday.

Comets fall short as WF escapes with 52-50 win

Among the losses that the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team have taken this season, none hurt worse than the one it sustained Friday night.

Jayvees turn in ‘complete’ game

Over the past few weeks the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team has struggled to play a complete game.

Comets freshmen roll over PH

After having had some tough recent tussles, the Halifax County High School ninth-grade boys basketball team appears to be back on the right track.

PH buries Comets with long ball

It’s no secret that Patrick Henry High School can light up the basket with the long ball.

Comets varsity girls' run streak to 17

Destiny Betts struggled early in Halifax County High School’s Western Valley District contest against Patrick Henry High School Tuesday night in Roanoke.

Lions boys roll to second straight title

The Halifax County Middle School basketball team may not have accomplished its goals of an undefeated season and conference title, but it accomplished the goal that mattered most of all with a convincing 58-34 win over Russell in the championship game of the Southside Middle School Conference Tournament Saturday at Lions Gym.

Comets Girls edge GW

The Comets varsity girls’ basketball team needed a win Friday night at GW-Danville to stay one game ahead of Franklin County at the top of the Western Valley District standings.