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Softball team locks up state tournament bid with shutout

Senior shortstop Jameshia Smith wanted to cap her Comets softball career by playing in the state tournament, and she will live her dream after a four-for-four day at the plate helped Smith and her teammates beat Loudoun Valley 3-0 at home Wednesday in the Northwest Region Tournament semifinals.

Comets baseball earns state tourney berth in stunning 8-7 win

For the first time in seven years, a Halifax County High School baseball team has earned a berth in the Group AAA State Tournament.

Willis sweeps Limited Sportsman twin bill

Cluster Springs driver Danny Willis Jr. swept both 50-lap races in a Limited Sportsman Division twinbill Saturday at South Boston Speedway to unofficially tie him with Brian Pembelton for the points lead.

Sellers reaps a $5,000 payday at SBA

Peyton Sellers is the king of the bounty hunters at South Boston Speedway.

Bobcats claw Comets in region finals

Battlefield High School grabbed the momentum early with a two-run homer by John Williams in the first inning and went on to defeat Halifax County High School 8-2 here Friday night to win its first ever Northwest Region Baseball Tournament championship.

Comet gilrs come up short in regional title game

Comets’ softball senior catcher Jill Trickey managed a smile and remained upbeat Friday, even after her team’s first loss of the season, a 3-0 setback at Battlefield High School in the Northwest Region softball tournament championship game.

Diamonders focused on state tournament

Halifax County High School coaches and players said Friday night’s 8-2 loss to Battlefield High School in the Northwest Region Tournament championship game isn’t going to get the team down.

Girls to face tough game in tourney

The Comets’ varsity softball team has a tough game ahead of them tomorrow in Mechanicsville in a VHSL Group AAA State Tournament quarterfinal match-up with Lee-Davis High School.

Jeb Burton scores late model win

Jeb Burton of Halifax had plenty of reason of celebrate last weekend.

Comet to kick it VMI style

In what may be a milestone achievement for the Comets boys’ soccer program, senior striker Brandon Garner recently announced his decision to play collegiate soccer at Division I VMI.