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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.

Varsity softball team refocusing for another regional run

The Comets’ varsity softball team made its seventh regional appearance in eight years last season, finishing with a 21-2 record, and they swept both the regular season and tournament championships in the Western Valley District.

Halifax claims season-opener with 12-0 win

Brittany Long hit a two-run, bases loaded double in the second inning to start the scoring, and Jennifer Lacks hit a double and single in a seven-run third inning as the Comets’ varsity softball team cruised past Heritage 12-0 Monday at home in its season-opener.

A season of promise for boys soccer

The 2010 season wasn’t a very productive one for the Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer team.

Girls more offensive-minded

The Comets varsity girls’ soccer team did not enjoy one of its better seasons last year, finishing with an 0-7-1 record in the Western Valley District and a 3-12-1 record overall, missing the district tournament in the process.

Comets baseball team faces tough opener

The Halifax County High School varsity baseball team is facing one of its toughest season-opening contests in recent seasons.

Boys netters edged in opener

Tayler Tepper, Vatsal Lal, and Roger Smith won individual matches, while Gannon Griffin and Hampton Smith collected a win in doubles, but the Comets boys’ tennis team fell to Martinsville 5-4 at home.

Comets soccer team falls to Tunstall

It wasn’t the kind of season-opening performance Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer coach Frank Shealy had expected.

Lady Lions split scrimmage with Sudden Impact

The Halifax County Middle School softball team split a double-header scrimmage with Sudden Impact travel softball Saturday, winning the opener 6-5 and dropping the second game 16-3.