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Comets varsity spikers drop match to Person High

The Comets’ varsity volleyball team and coach Steve Mattox are still looking for that signature win over Person High School after the Rockets took three straight games from the Comets Tuesday in a non-district match played at Comets Gym.

Coemt harriers post first victory

Lucy Morrison had a smile on her face as she relaxed with her teammates on the Halifax County High School cross country team. 

Lions football team captures second win

The Halifax County Middle School quarterback tandem of Jacob Garrett and James Smith Jr., accounted for four touchdowns as the Lions football team came away with a hard-fought 26-14 win at Prince Edward County on Monday.

Varsity spikers net 3-1 Chatham win

Consistency in serving, an element mostly missing from the varsity volleyball team’s stat sheet in its loss at home to Person High Tuesday, ticked up a notch Thursday at Chatham, with the Comets claiming their third win of the season with a 3-1 win over the Lady Cavaliers.

Mistakes stymie Halifax Comets


Halifax County High School was on the cusp of having something to celebrate in Friday night’s home opener against E.C. Glass at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Snow wins race, Willis points championship

Justin Snow won his fifth Limited Sportsman Division race of the season Saturday in the 50-lap season-finale, but Danny Willis Jr. took home his first-ever South Boston Speedway championship with a second-place finish.

Morris edges Pulliam in dramatic SBS battle


Philip Morris admitted he had been worried about Saturday night’s GCR Presents Spaulding Equipment Co. Night Late Model 150 at South Boston Speedway for the past couple of weeks.

Halifax County High School begins second year of operating concessions

Like many people and businesses these days, Halifax County High School’s athletic department is battling to maintain its financial status quo.

Cross-country team ready to travel for Granville invitational Monday

The Halifax County cross country team will be one of 12 squads from Virginia and North Carolina competing at the Second Annual Granville Cross Country Invitational on Monday.

Border rivalry renews tonight for Comets


Halifax County High School and Person (N.C.) High will renew their border rivalry here tonight when they clash at 7 p.m. at Tuck Dillard Stadium.