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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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Starke earns second team all-CAA honors

SoVaNow.com / November 20, 2012
Former Comet and current JMU place-kicker Cameron Starke has earned second team all-Colonial Athletic Association honors this fall.

Starke rnked second on the team in scoring with 67 points. He connected on ll 37 of his point after attempts on the year. Starke was 10-for-14 (71.4 percent) on the year on field goal attempts, including a perfect 7-for-7 inside 40 yards. He connected on a career-long 49-yard field goal as part of the 13-10 win over No. 13 Towson.

Starke also averaged 58.1 yards on 39 kickoffs, with nine of them going for touchbacks.

For his career, Starke is 25-of-33 (.758) on field goals and 71-of-72 (.987) on extra points, including two game-winning field goals on final plays in 2011.

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