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Comets girls snap three-game losing streak

After having lost three games in a row, including a game the previous night, the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team needed something good to happen.

Sue Lacks wins senior state bowling tournament

Sue Lacks almost decided against participating in the Virginia State USBC Seniors bowling tournament held in October at Riverside Lanes in Danville.

Solid effort yields win for Lions boys over Park View

A solid defensive effort coupled with scoring contributions from nine different players yielded a 34-13 win by the Halifax County Middle School basketball team at Park View on Monday.

Lions girls get key victory

Shadajah Davis scored a game-high nine points, six in the first quarter, to help give her team a lead it would never relinquish in a 32-19 win by the Halifax County Middle School girl’s basketball team at Park View Middle School on Monday.

Comets freshmen fall to Franklin County

The Halifax County High School freshman boys basketball team was handed its first loss of the season Monday night, as Franklin County High School turned the tables on the Comets with a 43-30 win.

Halifax school board supports combo districts

The Halifax County School Board adopted a resolution Monday night to support a Virginia High School League plan for a combination/neighborhood district alignment for athletic contests for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years.

Comets grapplers win one of four


“If we had only had a little more Kiaos Ragsdales we’d have had a heck of a night,” mused Halifax County High School Head Wrestling Coach Brady Taylor.


Defending champions out-match Comets


Sometimes a team simply finds itself out-matched by a physically bigger and more talented team.

Brunswick County stifles Comets varsity girls

Brunswick County High School exploited Halifax County High School’s Achilles Heel and the Comets wilted.

Comets varsity girls rebound with solid victory

After suffering through a 60-18 loss at Brunswick County in its previous game, the Comets’ varsity girl’s basketball team needed to rebuild momentum that could only come from a solid win.