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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.

Burton edges Stevens for ladies title

A two-day battle for the Green’s Folly Golf Course Ladies’ championship ended Sunday with Kay Burton edging Suzanne Stevens by one stroke to win the title.

Clay wraps up championship

Chris Young could only shake his head and wonder what it will take for anyone to beat Jimmy Clay, after Clay wrapped up his fourth-straight sweep of the Green’s Folly Golf Course and Halifax Country Club championships with a win Sunday at Green’s Folly.

Softball player raises ‘Ruckus’ in Tennessee

Samantha Gibson by any measure had a successful season pitching for the Comets’ varsity softball team, being name Player of the Year for the Western Valley District, as well as being named to the All-Northwest Region and Virginia High School Coaches Association all state teams.

Last pre-season scrimmage comes in GW Jamboree

The Halifax County High School football team faces its final pre-season test today and it will be a big one.

Comets close to lead in district golf play

The Halifax County High School golf team all but had its hands on a pot of gold.