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Comets come home looking for a victory

After having taken its worst defeat of the season last week, the Halifax County High School varsity football team returns home tonight looking to get back into the win column.

Lions gridders win title crown

It came down to the final game, but the Halifax County Middle School football team got the win it needed to win the Southside Middle School Conference championship.

Lions win second straight conference crown

The Halifax County Middle School volleyball team won its second straight Southside Middle School Conference Tournament championship here Saturday, defeating both Powhatan Junior High School and Park View Middle School in three straight games in best-of-five-game matches.

Late controversial William Fleming touchdown sinks Comets


“When he caught that football my heart dropped.” Those words from Halifax County High School running back Alonzo Bennett pretty much summed up his teammates’ feelings.

Four Comets harriers earn all-district honors

Four members of the Halifax County High School cross country team, Lucy Morrison, Ethan Collie, Andrew Liegey and Vatsal Lal earned All-Western Valley District Team honors Thursday in the Western Valley District Championship Meet at Edmunds Park. 

Comets spikers fall to Franklin County

The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team fell to Franklin County High School in four games here Thursday night, ending regular-season play with a third-place finish in the Western Valley District standings.

Undefeated ranks down to only one in SoBo Industrial League

The number of undefeated teams in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League has been reduced to one.

Comets spikers seek region tourney berth

The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team opened Western Valley District play last night at Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke with a target of reaching the Northwest Region Tournament.

Pair inducted into South Boston Bowling Hall of Fame

Nancy Duffie and Randy Tingen, a pair of outstanding longtime local bowlers, have been inducted into the South Boston USBC Bowling Hall Of Fame.

Comets face GW in season finale


“We’ve just got to put everything together.”