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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.

Comets indoor track finish in state top 10

Travis Lipscomb and Terence Boyd of the Comets’ indoor track team capped outstanding seasons with top-10 finishes at the Virginia Group AAA boys state indoor track and field meet, held Friday and Saturday at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton.

Comets girls suffer loss to Forest Park in NW Region semis

The Comets girls’ varsity basketball team went undefeated in the regular season, won a Western Valley District title and a quarterfinal game in the Northwest Regional Tournament.

South Boston Speedway to host open practice Saturday

The first race of the season at South Boston Speedway is just around the corner on Saturday, March 12, and area drivers and race teams are working hard to finish preparing their cars for the start of the new season.

Expectations exceeded: Boys made progress through season

Halifax County High School School Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach James McDaniel knew he and his Comets basketball team were facing an uphill battle when the season started.

Comets girls celebrate ‘blessed’ season

Comets girls’ basketball coach Matthew McCargo used the words “magical” and “blessed” to describe this year’s 21-2 record.

Middle school teams continue preparation

With tryouts behind them, both the Halifax County Middle School baseball and softball teams are preparing for their respective season openers, both at home Tuesday against Franklin County.

Comets’ softball team on fast track

With tryouts and several practices behind them, the Comets’ varsity softball team is on the fast track as it prepares for its season-opener March 18 at the Franklin County Invitational.

Diamonders close out opening week

It has been a good first full week of practice for the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team.