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McCargo named coach of year

Matthew McCargo, who guided the Comets’ varsity girls’ basketball team to a 20-0 regular season record, its first Western Valley District championship in 21 years and a win in the opening round of the Northwest Region Tournament, has been named WVD Coach of the Year.

Comets jayvee girls tie Heritage

It wasn’t a win, but the Halifax County High School junior varsity girls soccer team didn’t lose either.

Soccer team competitive despite loss to Heritage

It will go down as a loss, but the Comets varsity boys’ soccer team was competitive in a 3-2 setback at Heritage Monday in a pre-season scrimmage.

Varsity girls drop first scrimmage

Jaynee Campbell notched a second-half goal for the Comets varsity girls’ soccer team, but Halifax dropped a 5-1 decision at home to Heritage Monday in its first pre-season scrimmage.

Lady Lions rout Franklin County

Taylor Barnes finished with two doubles, an RBI and three runs scored while pitching a five-inning no-hitter, and the Halifax County Middle School softball team routed Franklin County 10-0 in five innings on Tuesday.

Lions baseball team falls in season opener

Ethan Woltz hit a inside-the-park home run, but that was one of the few bright spots for the Halifax County Middle School baseball team in a 10-1 loss to Franklin County Tuesday at Lions’ Field.

HCHS athletes earn All-Academic awards

Western Valley District All-Academic Awards were announced recently for the Halifax County High School winter sports teams at a season-ending banquet.

Comets varsity girls soccer making progress

The Halifax County High School girls soccer team showed signs of progress in Friday night’s scrimmage here against Dan River High School. Yet, Comets Head Coach Sid Young would have liked more.

Varsity boys rally past Dan River

Brandon Garner scored three goals, two on assists from Tyler Garner, Robyn Martin and Nathaniel Campbell added a goal each, and the Comets varsity boys’ soccer team scored five second-half goals to beat Dan River 5-2 at home Friday in its final pre-season scrimmage.

Peyton Sellers wins crash-filled SBS season opener

Spring is a time of a fresh start, a time of renewal ­— especially for Peyton Sellers.