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Comets girls fall to Patrick Henry

The Comets varsity girls’ basketball team, with a Western Valley District championship and home game in the first round of the Northwest Region playoffs already secured, wanted to add the tournament title to its resume, beginning with a win in its semifinal game here Tuesday against Patrick Henry.

Season ends for Comets boys

The season is over for the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team.

Halifax County South drops Dixie Baseball

The Halifax County South baseball league has dropped out of Dixie Youth Baseball and is moving to Cal Ripken Baseball.

Lady Comets looking to bounce back

The Comets varsity girls’ basketball team will try and bounce back from its first loss of the season, and it has the ideal stage to do so with a game at home Tuesday against Riverbend in the first round of the Northwest Region Tournament.

Comets senior earns MVP honor

Comets’ senior basketball center Destiny Betts has been named Co-MVP for the Western Valley District and is a First Team, All-Western Valley District selection for the second year in a row.

Carr named to All-Western Valley District team

Add another Lady Comet to the list of players named to the All-Western Valley District basketball team, with Halifax senior Stephanie Carr making the squad.

Comets girls advance to NW Region semifinals

Comets’ senior guard Melyse Brown didn’t want to come off the floor Tuesday at home against Riverbend in the first round of the Northwest Regional Basketball Tournament, not even after committing her fifth foul with two minutes left to play and the Comets holding a 62-52 lead.

Sea Serpents have good showing

The YMCA Sea Serpents recorded a first-place and second-place finish in recent meets, including a tri-meet win (411 points) against the Altavista YMCA Dolphins and the Eden YMCA Purple Penguins, and a second-place showing out of six teams at the Golden Corral Winter Fling swim meet.

Springs sports practice, tryouts under way

The sound of the ping of baseballs against aluminum bats and the sight of soccer balls flying around adjacent fields Monday meant one thing – spring sports practice has started.

Eight Comets boys claim honors

Eight members of the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team have been named to spots on the All-Western valley District Basketball Team.