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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.

Lions golfers roll over Amelia

The Halifax County Middle School golf team remained undefeated with a recent 192-238 win over Amelia Middle School.

Lions spikers complete sweep

The Halifax County Middle School volleyball team completed a home and away sweep of Ben Franklin Middle School with a 25-17, 25-19 win in Rocky Mount on Tuesday.

Comets JVs cruise to win over Person High

The Halifax County High School junior varsity football team won the battle of turnovers and came away with its second straight win in the process.

Boys cross country runs past Bluestone

Ethan Collie won his third race in a row, and Lucy Morrison garnered her second win in as many races, as the Comets’ boy’s cross-country team ran past Bluestone Thursday at Edmunds Park.

Lions spikers win conference opening round


Nine players went a combined 55 for 72 behind the service line, and the Halifax County Middle School volleyball team won its conference opener Thursday against the E.W Wyatt Middle School Panthers in Emporia.

COMETS NOTEBOOK: Win gives Comets a boost of confidence

Halifax County High School Head Football Coach Dave Wojtecki has said since the start of practice in August that a win will go a long way toward fixing some of the things that ail the Comets football team.

Comets break into win column with 26-25 win over Person High

Kyle Lacks may have been the smallest player dressed in a Halifax County High School football uniform Friday night, but he was a big man in the eyes of his teammates.

Comets freshmen toppled by E.C. Glass

The Halifax County High School ninth-grade football team’s season debut wasn’t as sparkling as had been hoped.