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Magna Vista tops Halifax County 47-6

RIDGEWAY Magna Vista High School has been known this season for its stingy defense.

Comets back on the road tonight to face Magna Vista

“We’ve got to play a good game of football.”

Burton wins sixth pole; last-lap crash thwarts bid for win

Jeb Burton of Halifax won his sixth pole of the season, but a multi-truck crash on the last lap foiled what appeared to be a solid finish in Saturday’s Fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.

Defending champs win biz-industrial league opener

Defending champion United Steps/Felton is off to a good start in defending its title in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League, beating Benchmark 46-24 in its opener on Sunday.

Pritchett, Cole earn state golf berths

For the first time in approximately a dozen years, Halifax County High School will have a representative in the Virginia High School League girls state golf tournament.

Comets rack up first win

There were plenty of smiles, a multitude of handshakes and pats on the back, but no wild celebration.

A rainy day 5K

A rainy Saturday morning didn’t deter almost 80 dedicated runners who turned out for the annual Comet 5K Run/Walk at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

Former JV coach to take over leading varsity girls basketball

Former Halifax County High School jayvee boys and Northern Middle School (N.C.) boys basketball coach Wayne Murray has been selected to lead the Halifax County High School girls basketball program.

Comets start string of road trips

The Halifax County High School varsity football team will kick off a string of three straight road games tonight when it travels to Stuart to face Patrick County High School.

Burton set to tackle Talladega

Jeb Burton of Halifax is facing another first this weekend when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway for the Fred’s 250.