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Comets boys netters fall in close match

Gannon Griffin won at number three singles and Roger Smith and Michael Good won their match at number three doubles, but the Comets boys’ tennis team saw it season record dip to 0-2 Tuesday with a 7-2 loss at Randolph-Henry.

Varsity boys soccer team shut out at Bassett

Playing without two key starters, the Comets boys’ varsity soccer team suffered an 8-0 loss at Bassett Wednesday.

Varsity girls soccer team gets first win

The Comets varsity girls’ soccer team got two second-half goals from Jaynee Campbell on the way to its first win of the season, 2-1 over Martinsville Friday night at home.

Comets softball team rallies for 6-0 start

Comets’ varsity softball outfielder Caitlin Lawhorn got the pitch she wanted, and in the end her team got what it needed, a 5-3 win at home over Tunstall Friday to improve to 6-0 on the season.

Willis takes home win in Limited Sportsman race

Danny Willis Jr. qualified from the pole and led all 50 laps Saturday to win his first Limited Sportsman Division race of the season.

Morris makes a clean sweep of twin event

On a night in which hardy race fans braved chilly temperatures and gusty winds, Philip Morris had the hot hand.

Memorial tourney to benefit Red Cross

One of area’s biggest charity golf tournaments, the Jeff Nelson Memorial Golf Tournament, will be played Friday, May 6, at Green’s Folly Golf Course.

Boys tennis team drops match to PE

Hampton Smith at number six singles got the only point for the Comets boys’ tennis team in an 8-1 loss at Prince Edward County on Monday, the Comets’ third loss of the season against one win.

Legacy a matter of service

Serving the sporting youth of Halifax County in a number of capacities has earned Harrison Conner a well-deserved spot in the Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall of Fame.

Racing pioneers to be inducted into hall of fame

Sometimes spur-of the-moment projects turn out to be far bigger and carry far greater impact than people think.