A solid win in the first set was followed by close losses in sets two and three for the Halifax County High School jayvee volleyball team, which reached match point twice before losing to Patrick County High School on Thursday at Halifax County High School.

Halifax County High School head varsity volleyball coach Sunshine Martin said she has only one regret for the shortened volleyball season completed Thursday night with a home loss to Patrick County High School in four sets — that the season ended too soon.

Team finishes nine strokes behind Patrick County in the district championships.

Three top-10 finishes propelled the Halifax County High School boys’ cross country team to a second-place finish at the Piedmont District cross country championships held Wednesday at the Smith River Sports Complex in Martinsville.

A rare double-header volleyball match at Patrick County High School on Friday night saw Halifax County High School sweep Patrick County in both matches, with both going to three sets.

Jackson Newton finished with a round of 77 to help the Halifax County High School golf team to a second-place finish in the Piedmont District regular season finale last Monday at a Piedmont District golf match at Oak Hills Golf Club in Eden, North Carolina.

Loses in back-to-back matches at Bassett and Patrick County high schools last week leave the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team with a 2-5 record heading into the last week of the season.

Andrew Salley recorded a first-place finish leading the Halifax County High School boys cross country team to its first win of the season on Tuesday in a dual meet against Bassett High School at Smith River Complex.

Montavious Morrero rushed for a 20-yard touchdown, scored on a 70-yard kickoff return and added a 20-yard touchdown following a quarterback sack and forced fumble, as the Halifax County Middle School football team won 42-24 at Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School 42-24 on Thursday.

Bailee Henderson and Lukas Newton each fired a 47 leading the Halifax County Middle School golf team to its third straight Junior Piedmont District win in a row Thursday, in a three-way match with Patrick County and Ben Franklin middle schools.

Sarah Watts finished with nine service aces, several coming in a 17-0 run in the second set, and the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team cruised to a Senior Night win on Wednesday over GW-Danville High School 25-6, 25-8 and 25-14.

Andrew Salley and Ethan Kirkhart, running for the Halifax County High School cross country team, finished first and second in a Piedmont District cross country meet hosted by Patrick County High School and held at Rotary Field in Stuart on Tuesday.

Halifax County Middle School’s Lukas Newton fired a score of 48 to lead all golfers in a Junior Piedmont District match win for the Lions at Green’s Folly Golf Course on Monday.

J.D. Cunningham finished with a 74 to lead the Halifax County High School to a third-place finish with a score of 324 at the fourth Piedmont District golf match of the season, hosted by Bassett High School at the Gordon Trent Golf Course in Stuart on Monday.

Halifax County High School’s Taveion Coleman, a defensive lineman and one of the anchors for the Comets’ football team the past four years, will play collegiate football at Averett University.

Andrew Salley finished third to lead the Halifax County High School boys’ cross country team to a third-place finish at a Piedmont District meet held at Smith River Sports Complex on Tuesday.

A competitive match didn’t go the way of the Halifax County Middle School volleyball team in the end in the Lions’ home opener on Wednesday, with the Lions rallying for a win in the first set but dropping the final two sets and the match to Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School.

Lukas Newton fired a 40 for Medalist honors, and the Halifax County Middle School golf team won the first Junior Piedmont District match of the season, hosted by Ben Franklin Middle School on Tuesday.

The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team lost for the second time this season to Tunstall High School at Tunstall High School on Tuesday in three sets, 25-12, 25-20 and 25-12.

A stout running game, with Montavious Morrero rushing for four touchdowns, and an opportunistic defense, with interceptions by Titus Tucker and Brycen Bowen, helped give the Halifax County Middle School a 34-22 win over Patrick County Middle School in its opener Tuesday at Tuck Dillard Memor…

The search for consistency continues for the Halifax County High School golf team, which finished third among six teams in the latest round of the Piedmont District tournament held Monday at Danville Country Club.

After a pair of tough losses to open the season, the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team got back on track for its first win at GW High School on Thursday, defeating the Eagles in three sets, 25-7, 25-9 and 25-16.

Halifax County committed a turnover on its first play from scrimmage leading to a GW-Danville touchdown, and the Eagles went on to a 45-7 win at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium on Friday.

Like school sports across Virginia, the Halifax County Middle School football program is working past delays caused by COVID-19-related issues, with an abbreviated schedule starting in early spring instead of late summer.

Solid performances from several players weren’t enough for the Halifax County Middle School volleyball team, which suffered a loss in its season opener on Tuesday, a 25-18 and 25-14 setback at Laurel Park Middle School.

Andrew Salley and Lydia Wenzel led the Halifax County High School cross country team to runner-up finishes in a season-opening dual meet at Tunstall High School on Tuesday.

Halifax County High School is looking to rebound from a season-opening loss on Friday against a familiar opponent, GW-Danville, with the game scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

A tough course produced high scores across the board in the second Piedmont District golf match of the year at Danville Country Club on Monday, with Halifax County High School finishing in a second-place tie with Magna Vista High School, with Patrick County High School finishing with the low…

The learning curve continues for the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team, which dropped all three sets in a 25-17, 25-16 and 25-13 loss to Bassett High School at Halifax County High School on Monday.

Chalk one up to game experience or lack thereof, with the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team dropping its first match of the season at Tunstall High School in three games on Thursday.

Miscues, turnovers costly to Halifax in 30-6 loss in first game since fall 2019.

J.D. Cunningham fired a 78 to lead the Halifax County High School golf team to a win in the opening Piedmont District match of the season Tuesday at Green’s Folly Golf Course.

Lynzie Adams, in her first year as head coach for the Halifax County Middle School volleyball team, is aiming to keep the success of the program moving forward despite delays and interruptions due to COVID-19.

Inclement weather and COVID-19 related issues have been factors thus far in preparing for the season, but the coaches have seen enough from their team to have an optimistic outlook for the season.