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Comets grapplers have tough finish in tournament

The Halifax County High School wrestling team had a tough time of things in the Northwest Region Wrestling Tournament at Forest Park High School In Woodbridge, finishing 24th in the field of 27 teams.

Boy’s indoor track team ties for title

It came down to the last event, the 4x400 relay, and the last runner, Juan Leon, for the Halifax County High School boy’s indoor track team to have a chance at sharing the Western Valley District Indoor Track championship, and Leon and teammates Miles Claiborne, Roland Brandon and Will Brooks pulled out the win that gave the Comets a share of the title.

HCHS falls in district tourney semifinals


On a night when there was much to gain, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team produced little.

Comets have one final shot at earning tourney berth

The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team entered Friday night’s game against Patrick Henry High School with two chances at earning a berth in the Northwest Region Tournament.

Halifax County High School senior excels in multiple arenas


Amber Walton describes herself as a shy person. On the outside, one would never know.

South Boston Speedway to host Triple Crown opener


South Boston Speedway, Langley Speedway and Martinsville Speedway have joined forces in 2012 to offer area race fans a unique tripleheader — the Virginia Late Model Triple Crown Series.

Season ends for Comets boys varsity basketball


The bottom line was simple — win and the season continues — lose and the season ends.

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.