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SBS champions honored

Four first-time champions were crowned when South Boston Speedway honored its top performers from the 2012 season.

Comets overwhelm Patrick County 69-25

After having given away a win Wednesday night, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team was not in a particularly giving mood in Friday night's Piedmont District game against Patrick County High School.

Comets’ win streak ends at six

Halifax County High School head varsity boys basketball coach Larry Epperly saw a disturbing memory resurrect itself when his team faced Heritage High School Wednesday night in Lynchburg.

McCargo perseveres to succeed at Salem International

Whitney McCargo, a former Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball standout, has achieved success despite a number of setbacks while attending Salem International University (W.Va.).

Champs to be honored

The top performers of the 2013 season at South Boston Speedway will be honored Saturday at a special awards ceremony at the Berry Hill Resort and Conference Center.

Comets extend streak of wins

In most instances, Halifax County High School’s outside shooting has been the key to its success.

Mistake prone Comets lose to Bassett

Lady Comets’ Head Coach Wayne Murray has said all season the third quarter has proven to be the “make or break” quarter for the varsity girls basketball team.

Hall Of Fame seeks inductee nominations

Officials of the Halifax County/South Boston Sports Hall of Fame are accepting nominations for 2014 inductees to be installed at the annual Halifax County/South Boston Sports Hall Of Fame Induction Banquet to be held April 12.

Comets hoops resumes tonight

With the Christmas holiday break now behind them, the Halifax County High School boys and girls basketball teams are geared up to return to regular-season play.

Two tourney records broken in Holiday Classic

The Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament finished a successful run Saturday at Halifax County High School, with familiar foes playing in both the boys and girls championship games.