Comets fail basic execution test

The Halifax County High School boys’ varsity basketball team struggled with basic execution and lost on the road to Heritage, 60-51, on Monday night.

Lady Comets go cold, fall to Heritage 50-42

Heritage applied effective second half pressure, sank its key fourth quarter free throws, and took advantage of cold jump shooting by the Comet varsity girls’ basketball team down the stretch.

Wrestlers pick up first win

Halifax County High School wrestling split two non-district matches Tuesday night, including the first win of the season, a 60-24 victory over Amelia County.

Industrial has key meeting

There was a key regular season meeting in the South Boston Business and Industrial league basketball action Sunday.

Burton gearing up for truck ride

Jeb Burton is getting geared up for a full season in NASCAR Camping World Series and selected runs in the Nationwide Circuit for Turner Motorsports. The former South Boston Speedway regular is preparing for more testing as the Truck Series opener looms in Daytona.

Lady Lions competitive, fall to Russell

The Halifax County Middle School girls’ basketball team returned to action after the holiday layoff and lost to Russell on the road Monday night, 41-17.

Lions edge Russell 45-42

The Halifax County Middle School boys’ basketball team edged Russell Monday night on the road, 45-41.

Jayvee boys scratch out win

The Halifax County High School boys’ jayvee basketball scratched out a 49-48 win at Heritage Monday.

Jayvees girls now 3-0

The Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team cruised to a 29-12 win Monday night over Heritage.

Plain and Simple for Dec. 6, 2012

Are you fed up already with the commercialization of Christmas? I feel guilty because I have not yet bought anything for Christmas. What will Wal-Mart and Apple do without my money? It feels downright un-American to allow Black Thursday-Friday and Cyber-Monday pass without making the slightest effort to make a purchase. Shoot, I have not even put up any Christmas […]