A huge defensive effort in the fourth quarter that limited Park View High School-South Hill to just two points allowed the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team to escape with a 35-29 victory Tuesday night at Halifax County High School.

Halifax County High School men’s relay teams swept all three relays, while women’s relay teams won two of three relays in their senior night swim meet with Prince Edward High School on Tuesday, leading the Comets’ men’s swim team to a 65-25 win, while the women’s team and Prince Edward Count…

It’s probably a good thing the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team didn’t have a lot of time between games this week, and game memories can be short.

Nine players hit the scoring column, and the Halifax County Middle School boy’s basketball team had little difficulty rolling past Patrick County Middle School 49-19 at Halifax County Middle School on Thursday.

A 17-3 run covering the end of the third quarter through the middle of the fourth period propelled the Halifax County Middle School girl’s basketball team to a 37-20 win over Patrick County Middle School at Halifax County Middle School on Thursday.

A quick run over the last three minutes of the second quarter and a good start to the second half lifted the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team to a 58-37 win over Magna Vista High School Friday night at Halifax County High School.

Take away the first quarter of Friday night’s Halifax County High School – Magna Vista High School Piedmont District game at Magna Vista High School and the score is even at 44.

Jadyn Harlow scored a game-high 13 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Halifax County High School junior varsity girls basketball team lost 35-26 at Magna Vista High School on Friday, dropping the Comets’ record to 8-3 on the season.

It was no contest Thursday night as the Halifax County High School boys and girls swim teams scored an easy sweep over Magna Vista High School and Martinsville High School Thursday night in a Piedmont District tri-meet at the South Boston YMCA.

Things didn’t look very promising for the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team when it hit only one of its first eight shots in Friday night’s Piedmont District game against Magna Vista High School at Halifax County High School.

The Halifax County High School wrestling team went 6-3 in contested matches, with Bryan Vicks, Alex Driggs and Zyon Wilson each winning twice, during a Piedmont District Match held at Bassett High School on Wednesday.

The Halifax County High School junior varsity girls basketball team got back on the right track Wednesday night with a 38-22 win over Prince Edward County High School at Halifax County High School.

Taking a big early lead, the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team cruised to a 52-33 win over Patrick County High School Tuesday night at Halifax County High School.

With four defensive steals turning into eight straight Halifax County High School points over the first two-and-a-half minutes, the outcome of the Comets’ game Wednesday night against Prince Edward County High School quickly became clear.

Things didn’t go quite as well as Halifax County High School head varsity boys basketball coach Sterling Williams would have liked early in Friday night’s road game against Bassett High School.

Alexis Hubbard won the 300-meter dash, and two Halifax County High School girls relay teams had strong performances with second-place and third-place finishes at the Heritage Invitational Meet Saturday at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.

Three wins in three games last week, the last one a 44-9 win over Bassett High School at Halifax County High School on Friday, leaves the Comets’ varsity girls basketball team with a 3-1 record in Piedmont District play and a 12-2 overall record heading into this week’s three-game stretch.

An early deficit proved to be too much to overcome, as the Halifax County Middle School boys’ basketball team lost its first game of the season 31-28 at Laurel Park Middle School on Thursday.

To say the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team had an easy time of it in Friday night’s game against Bassett High School in Bassett would be an understatement.

What seemed to be a comfortable win at first turned into a struggle down the stretch for the Halifax County High School junior varsity girl’s basketball team, which led by 16 points halfway through the second quarter before holding on for a 39-37 win over Bassett High School at Halifax Count…

A slow start turned into a fast finish for the Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team, which led only 8-4 after one quarter before outscoring Tunstall High School 46-15 the rest of the way in a 54-19 win at Tunstall High School on Tuesday.

The Halifax County High School wrestling team staged its best performance of the season Wednesday night, earning its first two dual-match wins of the season in a Piedmont District quad event on senior night at Halifax County High School.

Halifax County High School junior Kevon Ferrell has spent much of the season playing point guard, a position not considered as his normal position. Instead of being the scorer he had often been in the past, he has been more of a facilitator, setting up his teammates to score.

A quick start and balanced scoring allowed the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team to break a two-game losing streak with a 47-29 win at Nottoway High School on Monday.

Jadyn Harlow scored a team-high 12 points, including four in a 13-4 run in the third quarter to help give the Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team a 41-27 win at Nottoway High School on Monday.

For the first 20 minutes of Friday night’s game, the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team appeared to be holding its own against Martinsville High School.

Halifax County High School senior Thomas Lee led the Comets boys indoor track and field team with a seventh-place effort in the triple jump in Saturday’s Bulldog Invitational Meet hosted by Liberty Christian Academy at Liberty University in Lynchburg.

A slow start to the second half and a tough third quarter were too much for the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team to overcome in Friday night’s Piedmont District contest against Martinsville High School in Martinsville.

Three of five Halifax County High School wrestlers earned medals by placing in the top three and helped propel the Comets to a sixth-place finish in the team standings in Saturday’s Rocket Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Person High School in Roxboro, North Carolina.

The Halifax County High School junior varsity girls basketball team’s early-season win streak has been snapped at five.

For the fifth year in a row border rivals Halifax County High School and Person High School will face each other in the championship game of the Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament at Halifax County High School.

One of the biggest weekends for high school basketball in the area begins Friday with Halifax County High School hosting the 26th Annual Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament.

The Halifax County High School boys and girls basketball teams will be looking to keep their respective winning streaks alive Friday when the 26th Annual Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament tips off at Halifax County High School.

The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team’s early-season win streak has been snapped.

The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team remained unbeaten, topping Southside Middle School Conference opponent Russell Middle School 42-32 Thursday night at Russell Middle School.

The win streak for the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team is now up to seven.

A valiant rally that saw Halifax County High School score six unanswered points in the last 45.5 seconds of the game including a game-winning layup from Jaden Waller off of a steal with 8.8 seconds left, lifted the Comets to a 59-58 win over arch-rival GW in Friday night's Piedmont District …

Through a lot of Wednesday night’s game it appeared the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team was going to run away from Prince Edward County High School.

The Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team wasted no time Wednesday night in running away to its sixth straight win.

It took a little while for the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team to get going in Wednesday night’s game against Prince Edward County High School, but the Comets quickly pulled away once they gained some traction.