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Boys fall to Bonner Middle School 50-27 Monday

The Halifax County Middle School basketball team lost for the second time this season to Bonner Middle School of Danville, this time at home Monday by a 50-27 score.

Comets tumble in district chase with 64-29 loss

At a time in the season when the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team should be playing its best basketball, it’s playing its worst.

South Boston Speedway owner dies

Dr. Joseph Mattioli, Pocono Raceway Founder and Chairman of the Board, and owner of South Boston Speedway died Thursday at Lehigh, Pa., Valley Hospital Center, surrounded by his family following a lengthy illness. 

HCHS rolls up easy 64-33 win over Martinsville

After having lost three district games in a row and not playing well in the process, the late-season picture was not looking good for the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team.

Jeb Burton lands Truck Series ride

Jeb Burton will be taking another big step in his young racing career this season, having landed a full-time ride in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series with Hillman Racing.

Blue Comets swimmers take meet win over Prince Edward

The Halifax County High School swim team came away from its Senior Night meet with an overall team win Wednesday over Prince Edward High School.

Patriots rally past Comets varsity girls


In basketball, a foul shot counts for a single point, field goals for two and three-pointers for three, and that basically summarizes Patrick Henry’s 67-39 win over Halifax County on Friday.

Patrick Henry uses long ball to bury Comets


Patrick Henry High School’s sharp shooters took aim Friday night and found their target.

Longtime Halifax County coach elected to hall of fame

Halifax County resident and long-time coach softball and baseball coach E.C. Lewis has been elected to the Dixie Softball Hall of Fame.

MIddle school tournament kicks off tonight

The Southside Middle School Basketball Tournament kicks off tonight, with both the Lions’ boy’s and girl’s basketball teams hosting West Division opponents in quarterfinal action.