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Comets look to get back on track; host Osbourn today

Halifax County High School Head Baseball Coach Kelvin Davis and his players will be looking to get rid of a sour taste in their mouths when the Western Valley District Champion Comets face Osbourn High School today at 3 p.m. at Halifax County High School in the first round of the Northwest Region Baseball Tournament.

Rinker, Howerton claim member-guest title

The game of golf can alternately be frustrating and exhilarating, so it comes in handy to have a partner one can count on in tourneys featuring just such an arrangement.

Comets baseball team rides long ball

It was the day of the long ball.

Softball team faces Loudoun Valley in game Wednesday

The Comets’ varsity softball team used “small ball” to key its win over Patrick Henry for the Western Valley District Tournament title last week.

Comets to compete at state track meet

The Halifax County High School outdoor track team has qualified six athletes for this weekend’s Virginia State AAA Outdoor Track Meet, to be run at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond.

Softball team locks up state tournament bid with shutout

Senior shortstop Jameshia Smith wanted to cap her Comets softball career by playing in the state tournament, and she will live her dream after a four-for-four day at the plate helped Smith and her teammates beat Loudoun Valley 3-0 at home Wednesday in the Northwest Region Tournament semifinals.

Comets baseball earns state tourney berth in stunning 8-7 win

For the first time in seven years, a Halifax County High School baseball team has earned a berth in the Group AAA State Tournament.

Willis sweeps Limited Sportsman twin bill

Cluster Springs driver Danny Willis Jr. swept both 50-lap races in a Limited Sportsman Division twinbill Saturday at South Boston Speedway to unofficially tie him with Brian Pembelton for the points lead.

Sellers reaps a $5,000 payday at SBA

Peyton Sellers is the king of the bounty hunters at South Boston Speedway.

Bobcats claw Comets in region finals

Battlefield High School grabbed the momentum early with a two-run homer by John Williams in the first inning and went on to defeat Halifax County High School 8-2 here Friday night to win its first ever Northwest Region Baseball Tournament championship.