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Comets edge Franklin County 2-1 in eight innings

With one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning, Ryan Puryear was looking for one good pitch.

Lady Lions cruise to championship game

Ashley Watts slugged a three-run homer, and the Halifax County Middle School softball team banged out 14 hits in support of a no-hitter by Taylor Barnes to crush Powhatan 10-0 Monday in the semifinals of the Southside Middle School Conference Tournament.

Softball team notches another victory

Four Comets finished with a pair of hits apiece, and the varsity girls’ softball team had 11 hits overall in a 10-0 win over GW at home in five innings on Monday.

Halifax girls gain two scores in GW loss

First-half goals by Tracey Moore and Jaynee Campbell weren’t enough, as GW pulled away from a 2-2 tie at halftime to beat the Comets varsity girl’s soccer team 6-2 Wednesday at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Halifax varsity baseball faces Patrick Henry today in key game

Having been upended 7-1 by GW Tuesday night, the Halifax County High School baseball team finds itself in a tough situation.

Halifax beats GW 15-2 Tuesday in district action

A Western Valley District title and berth in the Northwest Region tournament is up for grabs today for the Comets’ varsity softball team, as Halifax County takes on Patrick Henry at 4:30 p.m.

Varsity girls soccer team loses at home to PH

After almost a season-long drought, the Comets varsity girls’ soccer team is starting to find the net, with three goals in the past two games.

Comets baseball looks to deadlock title race

After Halifax County High School lost to archrival GW last week in Danville, Comets players and coaches knew they needed outside help if they were to get back into the chase for the regular season Western Valley District title.

Pembelton takes points lead with Limited Sportsman win

The early part of this race season has been an uphill climb For 2009 Limited Sportsman Division champion Brian Pembelton, but the Amelia driver seems to be back on his game following a win Saturday night in the 50-lap Limited Sportsman Division.

Morris staves off bounty hunters at SBS

South Boston Speedway officials put up a $500 bounty last week for any driver that could beat Philip Morris.