Halifax County High School junior Kevon Ferrell was named to the Virginia High School League 2020 Class 4 boys all-state basketball team on Monday.

The Virginia High School League announced Monday that since to Gov. Ralph Northam ordered all schools in Virginia closed for the remainder of the year due to the coronavirus, VHSL spring sports and activities have been canceled.

The Piedmont District recently announced its all-district teams for girls basketball, and three Comets were named to the list.

The South Boston rec league hosted two all-star basketball games on March 10 with the South Boston junior teen all-stars taking on the Charlotte County all-stars and the South Boston senior teen all stars hosting the Person County senior teen all stars. 

After a strong season last year, capped off by a district championship, the Halifax County girls tennis team is looking to go even farther this year with twelve returning players.

The Halifax County Middle School boys soccer team traveled to Patrick County on Wednesday to try and keep their record unblemished for the year. The Lions were able to come away with the 3-0 victory and their record now stands at 4-0.

The Halifax County Middle School girls soccer team remained undefeated on Wednesday when they defeated Patrick County 8-0 to improve their season record to 4-0.

After another trip to the state semifinals last season, the Halifax County High School boys baseball team has their eye set on more of the same in 2020. “We always want to be the last man standing,” Halifax head baseball coach Kenneth Day said.

In his fifth season leading the Halifax County High School varsity softball team, head coach Woody Bane has a very young team that he is putting on the field this year. The Comets only have four seniors on the team, but they do have seven players returning in total from last year’s team.

The Halifax boys tennis team was on the court for the first time this spring on Tuesday when they traveled to take on Jefferson Forest. The Comets have not defeated Jefferson Forest in their annual scrimmage in the last three years, but Halifax left with a 7-2 victory.

The Halifax County Middle School girls soccer team has started their season off with a bang, scoring 23 goals in three games for a 3-0 record.

Three games, three slaughter rule finishes for the Halifax County Middle School boy’s soccer team. The Lions put up another 8-0 win on Tuesday to improve to 3-0 on the season. Halifax has not allowed a goal so far and has been able to score 24 goals in this young season, with all three games…

On Tuesday night the Halifax County Middle School baseball team improved their record to 3-0 on the season with a sweep of Martinsville at the Day Complex. Halifax won the first game 14-0 and followed that up with a 13-0 win in the second game.

Halifax County High School’s varsity boys soccer team lost a scrimmage 3-0 Monday night against Heritage High School. They played to a 0-0 tie in the first half of action, with both teams having several chances to get on the board. Wyatt Nelson made a save on a Heritage penalty kick to help …

The South Boston Rec Department hosted three all-star basketball games recently. The PeeWee, Midget and Business and Industrial League/30 and Over league all stars all took to the court. The annual youth basketball coaches intra squad game also was played.

Mason Hatcher pitched five strong innings and Cole Bowen closed things out as the Halifax County Middle School baseball team defeated Bluestone Middle School 3-1 on Tuesday night to open the season at the Day Complex.

The 2020 PeeWee basketball tournament concluded on Saturday with the Bulls winning the championship. The Bulls defeated the Cavaliers in the championship game by a score of 29-20. In the third place game, the Cougars defeated the Tar Heels 27-22.

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, the South Boston junior teen all stars and Person County all stars faced off. Person County won the game by a score of 50-46.

FONTANA, Calif. — Holding off teammate Riley Herbst with a determined run over the final 19 laps, 19-year-old rookie Harrison Burton charged to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in Saturday’s Production Alliance Group 300 at Auto Club Speedway.

With the Halifax County High School boy’s basketball team already securing their spot in the state tournament, the path for the Comets is starting to take shape. The quarterfinals for the state tournament will take place March 6.

Former Halifax County High School standout Andrew Abbott has had a successful college career at the University of Virginia, one of the top baseball programs in the country, but his 2020 campaign start is turning heads around the country.

The Halifax County High School indoor track and field team traveled to Salem on Saturday to compete in the Region 4D Indoor Championships. The Comets were well represented at the event with four members of the team and one relay team earning a state tournament berth.