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Comets girls topple Tunstall

Halifax County High School got off to a slow start in Friday’s game against Tunstall High School in Dry Fork.

District play opens Tuesday

After a litany of early-season non-district games, things get serious this week for the Halifax County High School varsity softball and varsity baseball teams.

Blue Comets netters drop match to GW

The Comets boys’ tennis team ran into another more experienced squad Monday, and the result was a 9-0 loss at GW.

NASCAR doubleheader Saturday

NASCAR racing will return to South Boston Speedway Saturday night with a special doubleheader featuring two of NASCAR’s touring series.

Grand slam keys win for HCMS Lady Lions

Three swings of the bat accounted for nine runs, and the Halifax County Middle School softball team shook off the rust of a month-long layoff with a 13-3 win at home over Bluestone on Monday.

Fears’ homer highlights Lions' victory over Bluestone

Dustin Fears finished with a three-run homer and base hit, and Drew Link, Ethan Woltz and Ben Major each finished with two base hits in a 14-4 win for the Halifax County Middle School baseball team over Bluestone Monday at Lions’ Field.

Boys netters drop Wednesday match

Halifax netters Allen Scott and Andrew Hatcher collected a win at number three doubles for the Comets’ only win, as the Comets boys’ tennis team (1-6, 0-3) dropped an 8-1 decision at home to Patrick Henry on Wednesday.

Defending district champs blank boys soccer team 7-0

The Comets varsity boys’ soccer team faced a tall task at home Tuesday, taking on defending Western Valley District champion Patrick Henry.

PH shut down in key district win for Comets softball

Halifax hurler Samantha Gibson shut down Patrick Henry with a one-hit shutout, striking out six and walking none, and Jill Trickey went 2-3 with two RBI as the Comets varsity girls’ softball team won its Western Valley District opener 4-0 at Patrick Henry  (1-6, 0-1) on Wednesday.

Comets take district opener

Halifax County High School’s bats have been hot all season and they remained hot in Wednesday night’s Western Valley District opener against Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke.