Comet boys tennis finish with perfect season

Halifax County boys’ tennis has a signature accomplishment to savor. Try a 15-0 record, and an unblemished mark in the Piedmont District. The Comets finished an undefeated regular season, the first time ever. Halifax now has Piedmont District tournament play ahead, followed by regional play. The Comets went 8-0 in the district. Coach David Riddle celebrated the end of the […]

Comets face GW tonight to open Piedmont District tournament play

A year ago, Halifax County High School varsity baseball came extremely close to its second state title. The hunt begins again tonight, with the Comets hosting GW at 6 p.m. in the first round of the Piedmont District tournament. The Piedmont tournament has no bearing on the regionals. Halifax is still hoping for either a no. 1 or 2 seed […]

Lady Comets enter district tournament play as no. 1 seed

Halifax County High School varsity softball will likely face tougher competition in regional play, but the Comets certainly can feel very positive about the regular season. Halifax closed out Thursday with a resounding 13-3 win over Magna Vista at home on an emotional Senior Night. Carol Fears went the distance in the circle and led an inspirational effort. Fears was […]

Noblin remembered on what would have been her Senior Night

Halifax County High School varsity softball celebrated Senior night Thursday, and the program also remembered the late Olivia Noblin in a ceremony at the Comet field. The Noblin family joined a significant turnout from the Comet softball community for a poignant remembrance of Olivia Noblin, an outstanding student-athlete who would have been a senior this season. Woody Bane and former […]

Comet girls open Piedmont District tournament play tonight by hosting GW

The Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team did not play Thursday, because of inclement weather. The last game will not be made up. Halifax defeated Martinsville, 2-0, Tuesday in its regular season finale. Halifax, third seed in the upcoming Piedmont District tournament, will face GW at home tonight at 6 p.m. will play in the Piedmont District tournament, […]

Franklin County hands girls tennis 7-2 loss

Franklin County dealt the Halifax County High School girls’ varsity tennis team a 7-2 loss Friday at home. Comet coach Donna Hudson explained the progression from Thursday to Friday, as fortunes turned against Halifax. Halifax finished 13-2, 8-2 Piedmont District. “Things just did not go to suit us against Franklin County in our last match of the season. We started […]

Jayvee softball shut out Franklin County in 11-0 win

The Halifax County High School jayvee softball team rolled past Franklin County Wednesday night in South Boston. Halifax secured an 11-0 win over the Eagles. Madison Barnes got the win in the circle. She is now 9-1 on the mound this season, She worked four innings, allowing four hits, with two strikeouts. Bailey Bowen pitched one inning with 1 hit […]

Comet boys, girls, finish second to Franklin County in district track meet

The Halifax County High School varsity boys and girls track teams posted solid results at Saturday’s Piedmont District meet at the Tisha Waller track in South Boston. Halifax’s Otis Slayton earned the most individual points on the boys’ side with 36. Halifax had multiple district champions and the Comets finished second to a deeper Franklin County team. “Great meet with […]

Comet jayvees conclude successful season

The Halifax County High School jayvee baseball team has concluded a successful regular season. The Comets finished 12-3, despite a final loss to Franklin County. The Comets lost to Tunstall twice and also fell to Franklin County. Halifax had another strong season, despite losses to solid baseball programs. In the most recent loss, Franklin won 5-1 Wednesday. Zy’liek Perkins had […]

Sellers, Pierce split late model doubleheader at SBS Saturday

The NASCAR late model scene at South Boston Speedway remains very competitive, with the reigning champion getting his first win here in the first 75-lap twin. Then, a new first-time winner backed by another very strong team took the checkered in the second race here. Peyton Sellers dominated in race one. Brandon Pierce took the second checkered flag. Pierce had […]