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Comets second in WVD golf


The Halifax County High School golf team turned in its best score of the season in Monday’s final regular-season Western Valley District golf tournament, but it wasn’t enough to win either the tournament or the regular-season title.

Franklin County rolls over Comets freshmen

The season has gotten off to a tough start for the Halifax County High School ninth-grade football team.

Comets face Martinsville in Homecoming contest

Halifax County High School’s Johnny Thaxton (57) wraps up Heritage High School quarterback Jevontae Parrish (9) and drops Parrish for a loss as teammate Seth Adams rushes up to help complete the play during last Thursday night’s game against Heritage High School at Lynchburg City Stadium.  (Joe Chandler/Gazette-Virginian)

HCHS looks to break five-year Homecoming drought tonight

Homecoming is a festive occasion – an event that includes a variety of festivities including the crowning of a queen and king and a post-game dance and celebration.

HCC looks to retake County Cup titles

21st Annual County Cup Golf Tournament tees off Saturday

To say that the three Halifax Country Club County Cup golf teams are ready for this weekend’s 21st Annual County Cup Golf Tournament may be something of an understatement.

Comets harriers third, fifth in WVD meet

(Photo courtesy Steve Marsh/Franklin News-Post)
Comets’ cross country teammates Vatsal Lal, left, and Sergio Velazquez lead a group of runners during the first Western Valley District (WVD) preview meet Wednesday in Rocky Mount.  Lal finished 18th and Velazquez 29th in a field of 82 runners.

Halifax County High School cross country runners had mixed results in the first Western Valley District preview meet, run Wednesday at Waid Park in Franklin County.

Comets jayvee gridders rout Martinsville

Donta Crews rushed for two touchdowns, and the Comets’ jayvee football team forced five turnovers in a 34-0 win at Martinsville on Thursday.

Monster Truck Invasion coming to SBS Saturday

South Boston Speedway will host a Monster Invasion at 2 p.m. Saturday. 

Comets end five-year Homecoming drought with 17-10 win over Martinsville

Throughout the day on Friday, Halifax County High School Head Football Coach Dave Wojtecki was questioned about his team playing the night’s annual Homecoming football game on a muddy field at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Halifax falls to Person in volleyball district tune-up

With their Western Valley District opener on the horizon tomorrow against William Fleming, the Comets’ varsity volleyball team was looking for a solid performance against a perennially strong Person High School team Monday in Roxboro.

Green’s Folly women edge HCC for win


The Green’s Folly and Halifax Country Club women’s County Cup teams began seeding their tournament last year, resulting in one of the closest County Cups ever, with Green’s Folly getting the winning points on the final hole.