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Comets coach: ‘We just didn’t get it done’

It would have been very easy for Halifax County High School Head Coach Larry Epperly to delve into a litany of excuses as to why the Comets basketball team was unable to play its way out of the district playoffs.

Three Comets harriers qualify for state meet


Three members of the Halifax County High School indoor track team, Amber Walton, Mikayla Boyd and Marcus Bowman have qualified to compete in next week’s Virginia Group AAA State Indoor Track & Field Championship Meet.

Charge against Sellers dismissed

A misdemeanor assault and battery charge against former NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion and South Boston Speedway NASCAR track champion Peyton Sellers was dismissed Friday in Halifax County General District Court.

Comets duo earn district honors

Halifax County High School sophomore guards Lexi Tucker and Janiyah Logan have been named to the All-Western Valley District Basketball Team for the 2011-2012 season.

HCHS student a true triple threat

Behind the friendly face that greets grocery store shoppers in the checkout line is a competitive streak that has vaulted Halifax County High School track standout Marcus Bowman to new heights this season in his chosen sport.

More travel tourneys set


After having hosted a couple of travel ball tournaments last year, Dixie Inc. officials say they will offer more travel ball tournaments this season.

For sports, spring as sprung

Spring has sprung for Halifax County High School’s spring sports teams.

Green ready to fly at SBS

The countdown is on. The anticipation is growing. The hype is escalating. 

High school boys tennis team set without making cuts to ’12 roster

Halifax County High School Head Boy’s Tennis Coach David Riddle is in the pleasant position of not having to make any cuts for his 2012 season roster.

Good numbers greet ball tryouts at middle school

Halifax County Middle School baseball and softball coaches reported good turnouts at tryouts last week for a spot on their respective teams.