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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.

Halifax battles through adversity in 63-62 loss to Person

A late miss at the free throw line and a couple of miscues down the stretch were too much for Halifax County High School to overcome in a 63-62 loss to neighboring border rival Person (N.C.) High School here Friday night. 

Local football fans win Tailgater of Year Award

For the second year in a row a group of Halifax County football fans have won the CIAA Tailgater of the Year Award.

Lions girls pass first conference road test

The Halifax County Middle School girl’s basketball team passed its first Southside Middle School Conference road test of the season Monday, defeating Bluestone Middle School 43-21.

Third quarter run keys win for Lions boys

James Smith Jr. scored six of his game-high 13 points in the third quarter to key a 17-7 run that helped the Halifax County Middle School basketball team get past Bluestone 43-29 on Monday.

Comets swimmers swamp William Fleming

The Halifax County High School swim team continued its early-season dominance here Tuesday night by handily beating Western Valley District opponent William Fleming High School.

Freshmen clobber Franklin County

The Halifax County High School ninth-grade basketball team, with scoring contributions from virtually its entire roster, routed Franklin County 64-18 at home Tuesday.

Comets grapplers fall in home opener

It was a case of both good and bad for Halifax County High School in Wednesday night’s home-opening wrestling match against Tunstall High School. 

Grapplers finish second at Tunstall Duals

Johnny Thaxton went undefeated in taking home the medal for the 285-pound weight class, and Ethan Collie, Parth Patel, Gannon Griffin and Ezra Walker each went 4-1, as the Comets’ wrestling team finished in a tie for second-place at the Tunstall Duals on Saturday.

Glass bombs Comets in Beacon Classic

To say that Halifax County High School Head Coach Larry Epperly was disappointed following Saturday night’s game against E.C. Glass High School in the annual Beacon Classic would be something of an understatement.