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Comets varsity girls survive scare

Many people understand that this season’s young Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team is going to have it struggles.

Comets cagers begin season tonight

With two pre-season scrimmages under their belts, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team will open its season tonight, facing Martinsville High School in Martinsville.

Proposal may shake up Western Valley District

The Virginia High School League is proposing to form a new district that will dissolve the Western Valley District as it currently stands.

Halifax County High School error could unhinge district proposal

A proposal that could result in Halifax County High School being placed into a “neighborhood” combination Group AAA-Group AA district for athletic contests may possibly unravel as the result of an error in the reporting of the school’s enrollment.

Free throw woes costly to Comets jayvee boys team

Any basketball player or coach will tell you how important it is to make free throws. The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team learned Wednesday night just how important free throw shooting is.

Comets varsity boys win in overtime


Somehow Halifax County High School found a way in four minutes to do something it couldn’t do in 32 minutes – win it’s season opener.

Comets swimmers handle Heritage in opener

Hannah Saunders, Becca Snead and Kelsey White each had two individual wins, and the Halifax County High School boy’s and girl’s swim teams swept the six relay events to win their respective season-openers at home Wednesday against Heritage.

Blue Comets girls drop second straight at Glass

The Comets’ varsity girl’s basketball team fell behind 24-10 at halftime and eventually dropped its second straight game after winning its opener with a 45-36 loss at E.C. Glass on Friday.Brianna Lindsey scored 11 points to lead the Comets and Che’Lese Bowman was next with seven points, while Janiyah Logan, Mecca Cole and Briyana Jackson scored four points apiece and Sheraine Claughton and Lexi Tucker two apiece. 

Lady Comets falter against Person

A bid by the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team to pick up its first road win of the season came up shy.

Comets finish third at GW bash

Ryan Throckmorton won the 113-pound weight class and the Halifax County High School wrestling team advanced eight wrestlers to the finals in finishing in third-place Saturday at the GW Eagle Bash.