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Former Comet relishing starting role at Virginia Tech

Playing collegiate softball had always been a dream of former Halifax County High School catcher Betty Rose, and her hard work and a never-say-die attitude has paid off at Virginia Tech.

Virginia High School League eyes sweeping changes

The Virginia High School League is looking to make sweeping changes, moving from three classifications to six, and shaking up district alignments beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.

Comets zone out GW


“We got just what we wanted.” Those words from Halifax County High School Head Coach Larry Epperly had a big context as the Comets used a stingy zone defense and some good shooting to defeat archrival GW of Danville 61-52 here in Tuesday night’s Western Valley District home opener at Halifax County High School.

Comets grapplers land 3 wins


The Halifax County High School wrestling team had a big night Wednesday, defeating a trio of teams in a quad event at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.

Lady Comets drop district opener to GW


It wasn’t a very auspicious start to the Western Valley District campaign for the Comet’s varsity girls’ basketball team at GW-Danville Tuesday night, with the Lady Eagles running away to a 67-18 win.

Strong start not enough for Comets varsity girls

A promising start turned into a bad finish for the Comets’ varsity girl’s basketball team, with Halifax dropping its second straight district road game Friday with an 84-41 loss to William Fleming in Roanoke.

Comets edge William Fleming 45-41 to take district lead

Halifax County High School’s Trelanne Johnson has made some big plays on the hardwood.

Lady Lions top Bluestone

The Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team did just enough to get the job done Monday night in a 27-17 win over Bluestone Middle School here at Halifax County Middle School. 

Lions cruise over Bluestone

It wasn’t pretty, but the Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team prevailed nonetheless.

Sports Hall Of Fame nominations sought

Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall of Fame officials are accepting nominations for inductees into the Hall of Fame for 2012.