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HCHS girls lend hand for breast cancer awareness

The Halifax County High School varsity girls’ basketball program is hoping to give back to the community tomorrow night when they host district rival Patrick Henry of Roanoke.

Comets open district play with win


Top, Comet Keon Gutrich battles a William Fleming player for control of the ball Friday. Above, Comet point guard Marcus Williams (10) blasts by the William Fleming defense Friday. (David Conner II photos)
Halifax County High School capitalized on superb fourth quarter free throw shooting and maintained its poise down the stretch, holding off William Fleming Friday night, 50-48, in boys' varsity basketball action.

Comet win streak halts; losing streak at two games

It hasn’t been a good week so far for the Halifax County High School boys varsity basketball team. The Comets suffered their second straight loss Tuesday night as they were defeated by Person County 65-62 in Roxboro.

Lady Comets down Person again 56-44

Jamilia Smith goes strong to the basket in the Lady Comets 56-44 win Tuesday night over Person High School. (David Conner II photo)
The Halifax County High School varsity girls continued their wining ways as they once again bumped off Person County with an impressive 56-44 victory over the Rockets Tuesday night at Halifax.

Comets win second Holiday Classic crown

The Halifax County High School Comets basketball team had to come from behind in regulation and then pull away in overtime Wednesday night to win its second straight Holiday Classic title. The Comets downed Person County in OT 62-55. (David Conner II photo)

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Lady Comets win Holiday Classic

The Halifax County High School Lady Comets basketball team won their second Holiday Classic title in a row Wednesday night after downing Person County High School 50-37. (David Conner II photo)

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It’s mission accomplished for the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team.

Comets slip past Hillside

The Halifax County High School Comets capitalized on a key defensive switch and then got balanced contributions in the third period, as the varsity boys shaded Durham Hillside, 57-51, Tuesday night in the first round of the Holiday Classic.

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