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Comets golfers tie Franklin County in WVD tourney

Halifax County and Franklin County tied with 313 team totals in the fourth-round regular-season Western Valley District Tournament played Monday at Roanoke Country Club.

Halifax faces Heritage in rare Thursday game

Halifax County High School picked up its first win of the season last Friday night with a thrilling 26-25 overtime win over neighboring border rival Person (N.C.) High School.

Comets dominate in golf tourney

The Halifax County High School golf team added another feather to its cap Wednesday by winning the E.C. Glass High School Invitational Golf Tournament at Colonial Hills Golf Course in Lynchburg.

High school spikers tested by Park View

Coming off a disappointing performance at the Altavista Invitational last weekend, the Comet’s varsity volleyball team was looking to rebound with a solid win at home Tuesday against Park View.

Comets JVs hold on, edge Heritage


Things got a little sticky at the end, but the Halifax County High School junior varsity football managed to pull off a 13-7 win over the Heritage High School jayvees here Wednesday night to give the team its third straight victory.

Lions soccer team scores second win


The Halifax County Middle School soccer team needed every possible second it could get in Tuesday’s Southside Middle School Conference contest against Bluestone Middle School.

Lions spikers improve to 4-0 for the seasonLions spikers improve to 4-0 for the season


Five players were a combined 60/71 behind the service line, and the Halifax County Middle School volleyball team swept Park View Thursday to improve to 4-0 on the season.

Lions gridders roll over Bluestone

Kelonte Gutrich caught a pair of touchdown passes from James Smith Jr. and added another on the ground to lead the Halifax County Middle School football team to a 32-6 win at Bluestone on Wednesday.

JV volleyball handles Gretna in two games

Brianna Cunningham finishes with 12 service points, Maddie Jackson led with eight effective passes, and Lelia Conner finished with 16 good sets, as the Comets’ jayvee volleyball team rebounded from a lackluster loss to Park View to beat Gretna in two straight games at home on Thursday, 25-14, 25-21.

J.E. Burton Construction Co. wins Hall Of Fame Golf Tournament

The J.E. Burton Construction Co.-sponsored team had a good day Friday, winning the annual Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall Of Fame Golf Tournament at Green’s Folly Golf Course.