Sally Bett Sydnor Coleman

Sally Bett Sydnor Coleman, 82, Coles Ferry Road, Nathalie died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 at The Woodview Nursing Home. She was born July 26, 1931 in Halifax County, a daughter of the late Edward Lee Sydnor and Katie Jackson Sydnor, was married to Jimmie Lee Coleman and was a member of Brown’s Memorial Church of God in Christ. In addition […]

Comet girls win first Piedmont district meet

Halifax County High School established some new athletic history Wednesday, handily winning its first Piedmont district girls’ cross country meet.

Comets continue to lag behing Tunstall in golf

Tunstall continued to set a blistering pace in Piedmont district regular season golf action Wednesday.

Lions shut out Bluestone to improve to 2-0

The Halifax County Middle School football team improved to 2-0 on the season following a 14-0 win at Bluestone Wednesday.

Kenseth takes second PASS series race at South Boston

Ross Kenseth has found some special magic at South Boston Speedway as he has won here the last two races. He was the winner Saturday night in the South Boston Speedway 100 lap Pro All Star Series event. He also won at South Boston in May. “I hated to see those cars of some strong contenders get torn up, like […]

Pulliam claims title, Falk claims bounty

Lee Pulliam has unofficially won his second NASCAR Whelen All American Series national title as he grabbed a win in the first of a pair of 75-lap Late Model Stock Car Division races at South Boston Speedway Saturday night. Pulliam’s win streak at South Boston Speedway soared to 10 races in a row and gives him 15 victories for the […]

Comet girls pummel Park View

The Halifax Blue Comets varsity volleyball team traveled to South Hill on Thursday and defeated Park View High School, 3-0.

Take out mistakes and Tech plays ‘Bama close

Do the math from Saturday night’s Chick-fil-A kickoff game featuring Alabama and Virginia Tech. Take away 21 points from a momentum-sapping interception thrown by Tech quarterback Logan Thomas and two total breakdowns on special teams, and you’d certainly get a much closer result than the 35-10 spanking that no. 1 Alabama delivered against unranked Virginia Tech in the Georgia Dome […]

Tech notebook

Unranked Virginia Tech certainly had some positives to build upon Saturday night with an uber-challenging assignment: no. 1 Alabama. The Hokies’ new offensive line held up, for the most part. Red-shirt freshman Trey Edmunds had a terrific outing, all things considered. And the Hokie defense had a stalwart effort against one of the two teams that remains a strong contender […]

USC demonstrates that UNC still has work to do

Sixth-ranked South Carolina demonstrated Thursday night that Larry Fedora and unranked North Carolina still have significant work ahead to lift the Tar Heels to the level of the nation’s elite programs. UNC, now 0-1 after a bruising 27-10 loss to the Gamecocks on a very humid environment in Columbia, S.C., continued to surrender game-changing big plays. USC also did a […]