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Halifax beats GW 15-2 Tuesday in district action

A Western Valley District title and berth in the Northwest Region tournament is up for grabs today for the Comets’ varsity softball team, as Halifax County takes on Patrick Henry at 4:30 p.m.

Varsity girls soccer team loses at home to PH

After almost a season-long drought, the Comets varsity girls’ soccer team is starting to find the net, with three goals in the past two games.

Comets baseball looks to deadlock title race

After Halifax County High School lost to archrival GW last week in Danville, Comets players and coaches knew they needed outside help if they were to get back into the chase for the regular season Western Valley District title.

Pembelton takes points lead with Limited Sportsman win

The early part of this race season has been an uphill climb For 2009 Limited Sportsman Division champion Brian Pembelton, but the Amelia driver seems to be back on his game following a win Saturday night in the 50-lap Limited Sportsman Division.

Morris staves off bounty hunters at SBS

South Boston Speedway officials put up a $500 bounty last week for any driver that could beat Philip Morris.

North Main Classic set Saturday

The annual North Main Basketball Classic is set for Saturday, with 14 teams taking the court in three different divisions.

Rain washes away Halifax County games

All of Halifax County High School’s spring sports contests scheduled yesterday against William Fleming High School were postponed due to rain and unplayable field conditions.

Comets face George Washington High School at home Wednesday

Halifax County High School and GW are slated to make another attempt today to play their game that has been postponed twice due to rain and unplayable field conditions.

Tough course awaits 5k runners, walkers

The annual YMCA 5K Run/Walk is set to hit the streets of South Boston tomorrow, starting with a kid’s one-mile fun run at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K run at 9:00 a.m.

Girls edged by Magna Vista

For much of the game at home Wednesday against Magna Vista, the Comets varsity girls’ soccer team had things under control, leading 1-0 and coming close to scoring on several other occasions.