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Comets jayvees cruise in scrimmage

The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team had it easy Friday, rolling up a big win over the Chatham High School jayvees here at Halifax County High School.

Starke field goal wins playoff game for JMU

Former Comets kicker Cameron Starke continued a solid season for James Madison University on Saturday, connecting on a 35-yard field goal as time expired to give the Dukes a 20-17 win over Eastern Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship.

HCHS takes scrimmage against Chatham

The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team showed some improvement in Friday’s pre-season scrimmage against Chatham High School.

Comets JV girls pound Martinsville

Call it no contest. Using a stifling pressure defense, the Halifax County High School junior varsity girls basketball team overwhelmed the Martinsville High School jayvees 53-17 here Monday night in the home season-opener. 

Comets varsity girls survive scare

Many people understand that this season’s young Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team is going to have it struggles.

Comets cagers begin season tonight

With two pre-season scrimmages under their belts, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team will open its season tonight, facing Martinsville High School in Martinsville.

Proposal may shake up Western Valley District

The Virginia High School League is proposing to form a new district that will dissolve the Western Valley District as it currently stands.

Halifax County High School error could unhinge district proposal

A proposal that could result in Halifax County High School being placed into a “neighborhood” combination Group AAA-Group AA district for athletic contests may possibly unravel as the result of an error in the reporting of the school’s enrollment.

Free throw woes costly to Comets jayvee boys team

Any basketball player or coach will tell you how important it is to make free throws. The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team learned Wednesday night just how important free throw shooting is.

Comets varsity boys win in overtime


Somehow Halifax County High School found a way in four minutes to do something it couldn’t do in 32 minutes – win it’s season opener.