MARTINSVILLE — The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team turned in its most solid performance of the year but Martinsville pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 44-36 win over the Lions in Junior Piedmont District action Thursday night.  

It’s that time again … Another Halifax County High School winter sport player of the week column. As always though, let’s start off with a quick rundown of some of the highlights from the week, starting with boys basketball. 

It’s nearly 11 p.m. Saturday night and my voice is hoarse from broadcasting the Averett University men’s and women’s basketball games today by myself, my wrists hurt from all the typing, my eyes are getting heavier than a Catholic’s guilt and I’m ready to snap my computer shut and try to enj…

It’s been a hot minute, like the kids say — wait, do the kids still say that? — I don’t know. Oh well. It’s been a hot minute since I’ve written this column naming Halifax County High School boys and girls players of the week.