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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.

Late Post 8 rally falls short

Opening night didn’t go quite like Halifax County-South Boston Post 8 Junior Legion team manager Jody Nelson had hoped.
But, it could have been worse.

JV, middle school players comprise majority of Legion baseball team

There are a number of familiar faces on the diamond when the South Boston-Halifax County Post 8 Junior American Legion baseball team hits the field this season.

Softball team loses 3-0 at Lee-Davis

In the end, it all came down to taking advantage of opportunities when they presented themselves, and Lee-Davis High School did enough of that Tuesday in a VHSL state quarterfinal softball tournament game to end the Comets varsity softball team’s season with a 3-0 win.

‘A heck of a season’ for varsity girls

Another regional tournament berth seemed within reach of the Comets’ varsity softball team at the start of the 2011 campaign, despite the loss of several seniors from a team that captured both the regular season and tournament titles in the Western Valley District last year, along with a Northwest Regional Tournament berth.