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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.

Spring sports tryouts show good numbers

Comets varsity girls’ head softball coach Melanie Saunders and her assistants welcomed 34 hopefuls for the varsity and jayvee teams to tryouts Tuesday.

Comets girls look to secure berth in state tournament

The Comets girls’ varsity basketball team is looking to clear one final hurdle in its effort to secure a berth in the state AAA tournament, as they travel to Woodbridge tonight for a Northwest Regional semifinal game against Forest Park at 7 p.m.

Comets girl season ends with loss Friday night

WOODBRIDGE -- The Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team's magical season came to an abrupt end Friday night.

Wooding, Long lead DCC diamonders

Two former Halifax County High School baseball players now playing for Danville Community College are ranked in the top tier of the National Junior College statistical leaders.