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Lady Comets win second straight holiday classic title

With Halifax County High School clinging to a one-point lead against Person High School (N.C.) late in the Gazette-Virginian Holiday Basketball Classic girl’s championship game, Comets Coach Wayne Murray put the ball in the hands of senior point guard Alexia Tucker.

Melyse Brown, Stephanie Carr reaping rewards of hard work

The basketball journey for Melyse Brown and Stephanie Carr began when they became teammates on a South Boston travel basketball team and continued as they played together at both the middle school and high school levels.

DG/Unarco takes lead in industrial league play

Dollar General/Unarco seems to be on a mission to take back the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League title it lost to United Steps/Felton Brothers last season, improving to 8-1 with a 64-54 win over Halifax Regional on Sunday.

Familiar lineup featured in Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic

There will be a familiar feel to the field of teams that will be competing for the championship in the Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament, which opens Friday at Halifax County High School.

Comets use long ball to overcome Magna Vista

Halifax County High School went back to the long ball in Friday night's Piedmont District game against Magna Vista High School.

Comets gain first road win

All it took was 10 minutes.

Comets stem Tunstall rally to take third win

A 46-18 lead after three quarters turned into somewhat of a nail-biter late before the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team claimed a 52-40 over Tunstall High School at home on Tuesday.

Comets roll past William Campbell

The Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team let an early lead slip away in an overtime loss at William Campbell High School earlier this season.

DG/Unarco, SoBo Tees tied at the top of Industrial League Basketball

SoBo Tees and Dollar General/Unarco remain tied at the top of the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League standings after Sunday’s games.

Late Comets bid falls short

James Burden was trying to mask his discomfort as the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team filed out of the locker room at the end of Saturday night’s game against Person (N.C.) High School.