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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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PV girls mauled by Brunswick

SoVaNow.com / January 09, 2013
The Park View Lady Dragons dropped to 4-8 on the season after suffering a 60-point loss to Brunswick on Friday night, 84-24.

The homesteading Lady Bulldogs got off to a quick start, doubling Park View’s score in the first quarter alone, 17-8.

It was the second quarter, however, that saw the game turn into a rout. The Lady Dragons scored nine points to 31 for the Brunswick girls, who took a 48-17 lead into the locker room at halftime.

Brunswick scored another 36 points in the second half —15 in the third period and 21 in the fourth — to complete the night. The Lady Dragons scored just seven points in the second half.

Briana Rogers was the high scorer for Park View with seven points and two rebounds.

Dare Wright scored six points and and had eight rebounds for the Lady Dragons.

Brunswick’s high scorer was Desiray Bennet with 26 points and 12 rebounds. Juanita Eshelman scored 13 points, and freshman Bria Stith added 11 points and had 8 rebounds.

The Dragon girls faced Prince Edward last night [Tuesday] and will take on Greensville County on Friday.

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