The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search

Virginia Uranium files second lawsuit to lift mining ban

South Boston Council holds monthly work session

Residents boil tap water after line failure

HCSA lifts advisory after one day; 45 homes on Vaughan, Magnolia affected


Comet winter sports action gets under way Tuesday

Halifax County High School winter sports begins Tuesday with both the boys and girls basketball teams, and swimming in action.





Jayvees jump on Eagles, hold on for win / February 04, 2013
Halifax County High School used a 7-0 run that started at the end of the third quarter and lasted into the final stanza en route to a 49-43 Western Valley District boys’ junior varsity basketball victory over Franklin County at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium.

With the win, the Comets avenge an earlier-season loss to the Eagles, who dropped their fourth straight game.

Halifax ends its 2012-13 season with the triumph.

The score was even at 32 until the Comets began their game-deciding run. Each team netted 15 points in the fourth quarter.

FCHS led 13-5 after the first quarter.

Halifax took the second stanza 14-6 to produce a 19-19 stalemate at intermission.

The Comets converted 14 field goals, five of which were 3-pointers, and 16 of 29 from the free-throw line.

Jarvis Owens led Halifax with 12 points and Will Miller tallied 10.

Also scoring were Justin Penick with nine points, Kion Tucker with seven, Quentin Jones with six, Nick Jones and Kory Lemon each with two and Jalen Beck with one.

Owens and Miller each swished two 3-pointers and Penick hit one.

FCHS made 11 field goals, three of which were 3-pointers, and was 18 of 25 from the free-throw line.

Advertising Flyer

Find out how you can reach more customers by advertising with The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun -- in print and online.