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Bistro 1888 takes title


Bistro 1888/McGhee Insurance/Crowell Motor Co. exploded for seven runs in the top of the seventh inning and held on defeat Bug Co. South/Heritage House/Thomas Bros. Body Shop 9-3 Sunday in the championship game of the Halifax County Old Timers’ Baseball League Tournament.

Comets gridders earn all-district honors

A dozen players on the Halifax County High School varsity football team have been named to the All-Western Valley District Team.

Comets jayvees cruise in scrimmage

The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team had it easy Friday, rolling up a big win over the Chatham High School jayvees here at Halifax County High School.

Starke field goal wins playoff game for JMU

Former Comets kicker Cameron Starke continued a solid season for James Madison University on Saturday, connecting on a 35-yard field goal as time expired to give the Dukes a 20-17 win over Eastern Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship.

HCHS takes scrimmage against Chatham

The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team showed some improvement in Friday’s pre-season scrimmage against Chatham High School.

Comets JV girls pound Martinsville

Call it no contest. Using a stifling pressure defense, the Halifax County High School junior varsity girls basketball team overwhelmed the Martinsville High School jayvees 53-17 here Monday night in the home season-opener. 

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.