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The winner? Mother Nature as rain washes out Halifax games

The Comets’ varsity softball team ran up against an opponent it couldn’t handle Friday, with persistent rain forcing umpires to call the Halifax County-GW game in the bottom of the second inning.

Sportsman Club of Halifax fish tourney set Saturday

The Sportsman Club of Halifax will hold its first fishing tournament Saturday at Banister Lake in Halifax.

South Boston Elementary School 5K start times change

Corrected starting times for Saturday’s South Boston Elementary School One-Mile Kids’ Fun Run and 5K Race have been announced.

HCHS throttles Hargrave 10-0 in six innings

After having lost its last two games and a scrimmage, the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team was in need of a lift.

Lions baseball sweeps Powhatan

The Halifax County Middle School baseball team lost a close 3-2 decision to Powhatan Middle School recently as part of an invitational tournament hosted by the Indians.

Lions softball team splits with Powhatan

A five-run fifth inning helped give the Halifax County Middle School softball team a 6-2 win over Powhatan and a split of its doubleheader at home Tuesday.

Three Comets football players ink with Averett

Three members of last season’s Halifax County High School varsity football team have announced they will continue their football careers at Averett University.

Boyd hits Silver Standard in Comets boys track

The Comets boys’ track team, behind a National Silver Standard by Terence Boyd in the long jump, finished in a tie for sixth-place at the Joe Curcio Track Classic in Lynchburg on Saturday.

Comet JVs hang on for win against Person

The Comets’ jayvee baseball team again had to hang on after building a big lead, this time squandering an 8-0 advantage before beating Person High School 12-9 on Thursday.

HCHS runs win streak to 12 with 6-0 victory

After having seen her team dormant for three innings, Halifax County High School Head Coach Melanie Saunders was wondering if her Comets softball team was going to wake up in time, if at all.