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Comets JV boys fall to Bassett

A second-half rally by the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys soccer team came up short Monday night as Bassett High School escaped with a 2-1 win in the season-opener.

Elementary schools get new tennis program

A new tennis program, QuickStart Tennis, will be implemented into physical education classes at selected Halifax County elementary schools in the 2012-13 school year.

Jeb Burton to pilot car for owner Jim Dean at SBS

Jeb Burton has already had some exciting opportunities in his young racing career. He will get another in Saturday’s pair of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division races at South Boston Speedway.

Comets girls roll over Park View

The Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team picked up its second win of the season here Wednesday night with an 8-0 win over Park View High Schools.

Varsity boys soccer team falls in overtime

Despite twice holding a one-goal lead, the Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer team ended up on the wrong end of a 4-3 score at home Wednesday against Park View.

White to play softball at Bluefield College

Kelsey White, a senior member of the Halifax County High School varsity softball team, announced her intentions Sunday to play softball at Bluefield College.

Comets baseball team looking better

It may be a little too early to say the Halifax County High School varsity baseball is entirely back to form after a pair of tough losses a week ago. At least the Comets are back on the right track.

Varsity softball improves to 6-0



Jennifer Lacks slugged a three-run home run, her fourth home run of the season, Meg Bane hit two RBI singles, and Samantha Gibson and Lindsey Wilkins combined to pitch a shutout, as the Halifax County High School varsity girls softball team blanked Person High School 7-0 on Friday.

Jeb Burton to race in Kroger 250 at Martinsville

Jeb Burton’s anxious wait is almost over.

Comets girls softball team remains unbeaten with 7-1 win over Heritage



Halifax County High School Assistant Softball Coach Jennifer Rutledge had nothing but positive things to say after the Comets chalked up an easy 7-1 win over Heritage High School here Monday night.