HCHS ACE team holds first match

The Halifax County High School varsity ACE team is in second place in the district after the first competition. Patrick Henry High School leads the district with 14 wins and the Comets have 10.

Community calendar for Nov. 1, 2009

NAMI MEETING SET FOR NOV. 2 The Halifax County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-Halifax County)will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, November 3,at 7:00 pm, at the South Boston church of Christ, 3501 Halifax Rd. Mental health consumers, their friends and family members, mental health professionals, and the general public are welcome to attend. NAMI Connection, […]

Cheerleaders make regionals

The Halifax County High School cheerleading squad finished second in Wednesday’s Western Valley district competition, but the Comets still advance to the regionals.

Comet notebook

The Halifax County High School varsity football program pulled up four jayvee performers for the William Fleming game.

Willis closes curtain on SBS with limited win

Danny Willis Jr. brought down the final curtain on racing at the South Boston Speedway for the 2009 season.

Rogers claims SBS treats

Clays Rogers wins USARacing Pro Cup championship at South Boston Speedway Saturday.

Girls earn regional cross country berth

Halifax County High School girls’ cross country team has extended its season by virtue of its showing in the 2009 Western Valley District cross country meet, but the Comets’ boys’ squad was not as fortunate.

Jayvees improve to 7-1 with win over WF

The Halifax County High School jayvee football team held off William Fleming 28-20 on Thursday.

Cavs in search of a passing game

Over the Al Groh era at Virginia, generally passing statistics have generally been losing statistics.

Speaking of Sports for Nov. 1, 2009

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Yes, they played the ‘Ghostbusters’ theme, if only for a minute, late during a break in Duke’s Halloween night win over Virginia.