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SOL test scores: Mixed bag

Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains

Judge nixes lawsuit by motorsports instructor

Case dismissed after Wilborn contested firing

Jobless rate rises to 8.8 percent in July

Halifax County’s unemployment rate jumped from 8.3 percent in June to 8.8 percent in July. Over 900 people left the labor force, which numbered 15,974 in June, but fell to…

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Comets fall in opener to Jefferson Forest

A quick, athletic Jefferson Forest squad proved too potent offensively for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston.

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Jayvees Baron girls fall to Goochland in JDR championship

SoVaNow.com / November 07, 2012
The Bluestone jayvee volleyball team played in the finals of the James River District tournament only to fall in the championship game to Goochland.

The jayvee girls finished second in the regular season to the Junior Lady Bulldogs and met them again in the tournament to decide bragging rights for the season. Unfortunately for the Bluestone girls, Goochland was just as tough as they were all season long.

The Lady Bulldogs prevailed in two sets, 25-20 and 25-17.

Leading the Bluestone jayvees were the following players:



Serves:

Jenna Harris-100%, 1 ace

Jasmine Briggs-86%

Evie Gordon-83%, 2 aces



Attacks:

Jasmine Briggs-100%, 3 kills

Ashley Gupton-100%, 3 kills

Jocelyn Card-100%, 1 kill

Heather Watson-100%, 2 kills



Assists:

Evie Gordon-45





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