Lady Comets sweep Eagles

Halifax County High School varsity softball completed a regular season sweep of district rival Franklin County in South Boston Friday night.

Comets double up on Franklin County

Three, two-out rallies by Halifax County produced five runs as the Comets doubled the count on Franklin County Friday in posting a 6-3 Piedmont District varsity baseball victory over the Eagles in Rocky Mount.

Comet boys suffer first loss of season

Halifax had an unblemished record through its first eight matches, but has sustained a tie and a loss in each of its last two encounters – each in district play.

Girls soccer plays Franklin County tough

Lady Comets varsity soccer goalkeeper Sabrina Amos makes the stop during Friday’s game against Franklin County. (David Conner II photo)

Jayvees remain unbeaten

The still-unbeaten Halifax County High School jayvee softball team encountered challenging opposition Friday. The jayvees emerged unblemished, posting a 6-4 win over district rival Franklin County. FC made it tough on the Comets in the end, scoring four runs in their last at-bat. HCHS collected eight hits, but dod not get untracked until the fourth inning. Halifax scored five times […]

Comet boys top Bassett in tennis

The Halifax County High School boys tennis defeated Bassett, 5-4, in Piedmont district action Friday. “This was the textbook definition of a total team effort. Before the match, we talked to the team about how it was going to be a dogfight, and how important every match was from top to bottom in the ladder. What we ended up with […]

Jayvees fall to Franklin 3-1

The Halifax County High School jayvee baseball team had a tough outing Friday at home against Franklin County, losing 3-1. “Jake Hughes pitched a great game going all 7 innings. He kept us in the game. We had a couple errors at the worng time allowing them to score,” coach Robert Carter said. Halifax really struggled at the plate, finishing […]

Tucker signs with Bloomfield

Lexi Tucker earned the rewards for four years of hard work in the Comet varsity girls’ basketball program, landing a full ride to Bloomfield College, in Bloomfield, N.J. Tucker signed an NCAA grant-in-aid to the Division II school. The women’s hoops program earned its first-ever NCAA tournament appearance, but lost to Bentley College in the first round of the NCAAs. […]

Comets down William Campbell

Halifax County High School varsity baseball got a strong relief appearance from newcomer Andrew Abbott and timely offense in a 5-1 win over William Campbell Thursday at home.

Roy Woodrow Glass

Roy Woodrow Glass of Halifax died Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Duke University Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 22, 1928 and was 86 years old. He was the son of the late Richard Norman Glass and Recie King Glass and was married first to the late Ruth Martin Glass and then to Myrtle Morris Glass who […]