The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team dropped a non-district game against Nottoway 27-16 Tuesday night.
Halifax County girls basketball sophomore Olivia Seamster entered the Comets’ non-district matchup against Northern Durham riding a bit of a cold shooting hand and without a 3-pointer over the opening two games.
Tucker Harris was talking to his dad, Dale, not long after the football season wrapped up a few weeks ago. The two were talking shop, reviewing the year, when Dale told his son he’d had the kind of season that would earn him Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) honors.
The Onez’s Deshon Dabbs scored a game-high 25 points and the Onez knocked down 11 3-pointers on the way to a 69-49 win over Bo Time/Bojangles to remain undefeated on the season.
The Halifax County girls swim team won its season-opening meet and the boys finished second at its season-opening meet at Hargrave Military Academy on Friday evening.
The Halifax County High School girls varsity and JV volleyball teams held their annual awards banquet last week. In addition to their individual awards, junior Emma Payne was selected to the Piedmont All-District Second Team while senior Shamya Hankins was named to the honorable mention.
Halifax County junior grapplers Evan Bowes and Colin Mabe each went undefeated but their performances weren’t enough to lead the Comets to victory as Halifax fell 222-108 at the Jordan Amos Tournament held at Tunstall High School Saturday afternoon.
Halifax County boys basketball head coach Jeff Adkins has been a part of some pretty serious rivalries over the course of his career.
Halifax County wrestling sophomore Peyton Yeatts paced the Comets with a trio of wins in their season opener at the Tunstall Piedmont District quad match Wednesday night.
Missing out on an opportunity for team photos earlier this season, Halifax County Middle School fall sports athletes were in the spotlight in a Monday session, the same time winter sports teams posed for photos ahead of their upcoming season.
With 13 returners back from last year’s squad, the Halifax County swim team is preparing to compete at the highest levels in the Piedmont District this season.
The South Boston Business and Industrial and 30 and Over Basketball Leagues have featured their fair share of shooting talent this season.
The Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team scored a 39-9 road win over Patrick County Tuesday night.
The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team outscored Patrick County in the second to score a 33-26 win over the Cougars Tuesday night.
A mixture of injuries and the coronavirus pandemic have kept the numbers low for Halifax County’s wrestling team over the past few years. Expect that to change this season.
The Halifax County girls basketball team entered its season opener against non-district opponent Franklin County with few, if any set plays.
Most high school basketball coaches entering their inaugural seasons with a program would be a bundle of nerves right now.
Normally, after consuming 10 billion calories, it’s a wise thing to get out and get a little exercise in attempts of somewhat burning them off. However, that’s rarely what we do after a mouthwatering Thanksgiving meal. Instead choosing to sit down on the couch and conk out or watch football.
It was a trip Gaby Bridgers had made hundreds of times. The short walk from the parking lot behind Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium into the friendly confines of the stadium home to the Halifax County Comets.
White Oak Appraisal defeated South Boston Memorials 12-4 to win the Old Timers league tournament championship Nov. 13. Allen Fallen led White Oak with four hits and two RBIs and scored three runs as well while D.J. Stewart went 3-for-4. Kevin Seamster got the win on the bump, throwing all se…
When Bill France formed the sport of NASCAR in 1948, America’s social landscape looked a bit different. The series spawned in the American South and featured all the baggage that the region packed at the time. Jim Crow laws were still in effect and seeing a person of color or a woman competi…
First-year Halifax County boys basketball coach Jeff Adkins wanted to get a good feel for his new team in the Comets’ first preseason scrimmage against James River Thursday night.
The sound of sneakers squeaking against hardwood and the sound of round balls echoing off the floor will return to Halifax County High School’s gymnasium this December.
E.C. Glass junior Michael Thomas Jr. shook his head and smiled when questioned about Halifax County after last Saturday’s Region 4D quarterfinal contest at Lynchburg City Stadium.
Thirteen anxious teenagers from seven different states and Mexico arrived at South Boston Speedway early Wednesday morning looking to land what they hope will be a life-altering opportunity to pursue a career in racing.
Halifax County Dixie Youth Baseball coach Clyde Brooks had just gotten back from coaching the 2022 Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Lumberton, North Carolina, when he found himself feeling off.
It was an impressive group of rookie drivers that competed for championships and post-season honors at South Boston Speedway in 2022, many of whom compiled statistics veteran drivers would have liked to have posted.
LYNCHBURG — At the start of the week, Halifax County head coach Rob Senseney told senior quarterback Dakii Chandler he would be throwing the ball a lot in Halifax’s Region 4D quarterfinal contest against No. 1 E.C. Glass Saturday afternoon.
There was a time when E.C. Glass and Halifax County would square off once a year. Way back when both teams were members of the Western Valley District, they developed and maintained a rivalry that equaled that of George Washington for either side.
My love for the Atlanta Braves is hereditary. Passed down to me by my parents like my dad’s big head and nose hairs and my mom’s clumsiness. My genetic disposition eliminates any chance of me being a bandwagon fan, meaning I’m a sap, which like my dad’s big head and mom’s clumsiness, has bro…
Ever since Halifax County senior Kamyria Woody-Giggetts can remember, she’s not only wanted to play college softball, but collegiate softball at the highest level at a major Division-I college or university.
Sorry for the absence of this column from Monday’s paper. In the words of Timbaland and the late Aaliyah, I shouldn’t have left you without a dope beat to step to and for that, I deeply apologize. Blame it on my head, though, and not my heart — actually, I can’t blame it on my head as the re…
Halifax County Middle School’s golf team was kind of a big deal this year. Halifax ran the table on the way to a perfect season and second consecutive Junior Piedmont District title.