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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.

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.