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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.

Comets edge Martinsville HS on Smith's last-second shot

James Smith Jr. had hit a total of four shots including one three-pointer during his first two games as a member of the Halifax County High School varsity basketball team.

Comets grapplers fall to Person HS

The Halifax County High School wrestling team ran into something of a buzzsaw Thursday night when it faced Person (N.C.) High School in its home opener at Halifax County High School.

Lady Comets fall in overtime

As tears dotted the eyes of some Halifax County High School players, jubilant William Campbell High School students cheered as they hoisted Kenisha Staten onto their shoulders.

Jeff Burton to be NASCAR analyst for NBC

South Boston native Jeff Burton has signed a multi-year agreement to serve as NASCAR analyst for the NBC Sports Group when NBC Sports Group’s exclusive coverage of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series racing begins in 2015.

Comets rally to defeat Heritage 72-66

Heritage High School did what it could to take Halifax County High School sharpshooter Tavion Petty out of the Comets' scoring quotient, and did a good job of it.

Industrial hoops tough at the top

It’s tough at the top of the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League with four teams within one game of each other at the top of the standings.