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Lions sweep doubleheader

Thomas Cole and Tripp Bennett each hit home runs, and the Halifax County Middle School baseball team swept both ends of a doubleheader from Dan River on Saturday, 19-1 and 10-1.

Comets Crush Hylton

The season could not have started any better.

Softball team goes 4-0 to win Battle of the Bases

The Comets’ varsity softball team got just what they wanted at the Battle of the Bases Tournament hosted by Franklin County High School Friday and Saturday – four shutout wins over good competition and a healthy dose of momentum heading into the rest of the season.

Hodges finding softball success

Mountain View High School leadoff hitter and former Halifax County resident Blaire Hodges stepped into the batter’s box Saturday to start her team’s softball game with Halifax County, and she recognized a familiar face behind the catchers’ mask, that of long-time friend Jill Trickey.

Rose homers to give Virginia Tech first ACC win

Virginia Tech softball catcher and former Comet Betty Rose hit a two-run home run in the second inning to give her team its first ACC win of the season Sunday with a 2-1 victory at UNC, in front of a large group of hometown fans who made the trip from Halifax County to see the game.

Comets win track opener

Halifax County High School’s track and field teams got their season off to a good start here Monday with wins over neighboring Person (N.C.) High School.

Comets return to diamond Friday

With two resounding road wins over Northwest Region opponents in the books, the Halifax County High School baseball team returns to action today, facing Magna Vista High School in Ridgeway.

Boys tennis team looks to numbers

A 12-man roster, including five returning players, has Comets boys’ tennis coaches hoping for a turnaround from last season’s 2-8 record.

Halifax County High School pounds Magna Vista 12-1

After having scored impressive season-opening victories over Northern Virginia opponents Stafford High School and C.D. Hylton High School the previous weekend, the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team was looking to extend its win streak Friday against Magna Vista High School.

Snow, Pembelton split Limited Sportsman wins at SBS

Defending Limited Sportsman Division champion Justin Snow and 2009 Limited champion Brian Pembelton split wins in the Limited Sportsman Division doubleheader Saturday at South Boston Speedway.