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Outdoor track welcomes large numbers to tryouts


Halifax County High School outdoor boy’s and girl’s track team tryouts had a large number of athletes coming out, and that means coaches Mary Douglas and Robert Thaxton have some work to do to determine final rosters.

Comets boys soccer prepping for season-openers


Varsity boy’s Head Soccer Coach Frank Shealy sounded a note of optimism Friday when assessing the newly formed varsity and jayvee rosters.

With team rosters set, Comets softball moves forward

With both its rosters set, the Halifax County High School varsity and jayvee softball teams are moving forward with preparations for their respective season-openers.

Late Model open practice Thursday at South Boston Speedway

Due to persistent rain showers throughout the day Friday and the threat of more rain on Saturday, South Boston Speedway officials cancelled Saturday’s Open Practice and Media Day event.

Jayvee boys soccer team clips Heritage in scrimmage


Heritage scored first, but the Halifax County High School jayvee boy’s soccer team notched four of the next five goals on the way to a 4-2 win over the Pioneers Monday at Tuck Dillard Stadium, in the Comets’ initial scrimmage of the season.

Varsity boys drop scrimmage

A one-goal deficit at halftime turned into a 3-1 loss to Heritage for the Halifax County High School varsity boy’s soccer team Monday night at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

South Boston Speedway opens season Saturday

Months of waiting by both competitors and racing fans for the start of South Boston Speedway’s 2012 racing season is about to end.

South Boston Speedway opens with season’s top race

Traditionally, South Boston Speedway has saved its biggest  racing event for the end of the season.

Lady Comets blast Dan River

Meg Bane, Jennifer Lacks and Cori Campbell slugged home runs, and the Halifax County High School varsity girl’s softball team pounded out 14 hits and scored nine runs in a scrimmage at Dan River on Tuesday.

Varsity girls get a shutout at Dan River

Jaynee Campbell scored two goals, one in each half, and the Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team defeated Dan River 2-0 for its second straight scrimmage shutout.