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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.

Comets perform well in volleyball scrimmage

The Comets’ varsity volleyball team performed well against Heritage in its initial scrimmage of the 2011 season Tuesday at home, winning three of four games and collecting 23 service aces along the way.

Rogers takes first-ever PASS race win at SBS

Clay Rogers has won championships in three different racing series, including USAR Procup, World Karting Association (WKA) and Allison Legacy, with numerous wins in those series.

Morris sweeps another twinbill at SBS

Philip Morris had already secured the 2011 Late Model Stock Car points championship for South Boston Speedway after a sweep of twin races last week, but the Ruckersville resident wanted more wins to stay in the hunt for another Whelen All-American Series National title.