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Comets face first test Saturday

With 10 days of practice behind them, the Halifax County High School varsity and junior varsity football teams will face their first test Saturday with pre-season scrimmages at E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg.

Clay, Collier looking to repeat as Green’s Folly club champions

Jimmy Clay is looking for another sweep of the Halifax Country Club (HCC) and Green’s Folly Golf Club championships, as he goes for the Green’s Folly club championship this weekend.

Edwards to make PASS Super Late Model debut

To say that Saturday’s PASS Super Late Model 150 Presented By The Gazette-Virginian at South Boston Speedway is a big event for Trevor Edwards would be an understatement.

Morris breaks his own record at SBS

Philip Morris has eclipsed another South Boston Speedway record and strengthened his bid for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championship in the process.

Comets jayvee gridders making progress

The Halifax County High School junior varsity football team showed good progress Saturday, holding its own in a pre-season scrimmage against Liberty Christian Academy in Lynchburg.

Blue Comets fare well against LCA

While it was evident there is still a lot of work to do, the Halifax County High School varsity football team made a good showing Saturday in its pre-season scrimmage against Liberty Christian Academy in Lynchburg.

Jeb Burton finishes second at Ace Speedway

Jeb Burton of Halifax continued to add to his impressive season, qualifying third and finishing second to former NASCAR National Champion Barry Beggarly Friday night in a 75-lap Late Model Stock Car Division race at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C.

Thaxton, McCarty swap LS wins

Austin Thaxton won his first-ever race at South Boston Speedway with a win in the first of twin 50-lap Limited Sportsman Division races Saturday night, and Bobby McCarty continued his late-season surge with a win in the second 50-lapper.

Townes commits to play basketball at Virginia University of Lynchburg

Dekeda Townes, the shooting guard with the picture-perfect jump shot for the Comets varsity girls’ basketball team, will play collegiate basketball for Virginia University of Lynchburg.

Ward optimistic about PASS Super Late Model 150

Brandon Ward is hoping Saturday night’s PASS Super Late Model 150 Presented By The Gazette-Virginian at South Boston Speedway will be a springboard not only for the rest of the season, but for next season as well.