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Patriots rally past Comets varsity girls


In basketball, a foul shot counts for a single point, field goals for two and three-pointers for three, and that basically summarizes Patrick Henry’s 67-39 win over Halifax County on Friday.

Patrick Henry uses long ball to bury Comets


Patrick Henry High School’s sharp shooters took aim Friday night and found their target.

Longtime Halifax County coach elected to hall of fame

Halifax County resident and long-time coach softball and baseball coach E.C. Lewis has been elected to the Dixie Softball Hall of Fame.

MIddle school tournament kicks off tonight

The Southside Middle School Basketball Tournament kicks off tonight, with both the Lions’ boy’s and girl’s basketball teams hosting West Division opponents in quarterfinal action.

Lions girls roll over Westwood 48-34

If the Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team was in need of a test to prepare for tonight’s Southside Middle School Conference Tournament quarterfinal game here against Lunenburg it didn’t get it.

Lions girls turn tables on Westwood

After having lost five games this season to Danville middle school teams, Halifax County Middle School Head Basketball Coach W.J. Long was hoping his team could turn the tables on Westwood Middle School here in Monday night’s regular-season finale.

Comets boys, girls basketball battling to make tourney field

The stakes will be high for the Halifax County High School varsity boys and varsity girls basketball teams tonight as they face their next-to-last regular-season Western Valley District game against Franklin County High School.

Following slow start, Lions boys rebound


Halifax County Middle School boy’s basketball Head Coach W.J. Long had a right to be worried after the first quarter of his team’s Southside Middle School Conference Tournament quarterfinal game Wednesday at home against Nottoway.

Lady Lions grind out tourney win over Lunenburg

The Halifax County Middle School girl’s basketball team didn’t give coaches James Smith and David Graham the type of performance they were looking for, but in the end the Lady Lions got the win they needed to advance to the semifinals of the Southside Middle School Conference Tournament Wednesday with a 36-19 victory over the Lunenburg Middle School Blue Devils.

Comets edged in final tune-up

The regular-season campaign may not have ended the way Halifax County High School Head Wrestling Coach Brady Taylor may have liked, but Wednesday night’s narrow 42-33 loss to Nottoway High School wasn’t all bad.