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Whiteford’s season ends at Ford Field

Posted on November 25th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Whiteford’s season ends at Ford Field

From The Advance sports desk:

UPDATE: Final

DETROIT – The Whiteford Bobcats had one last drive, but time ran out before they were able to put another score on the board as Muskegon Catholic Central claimed their fourth-straight state championship out of 12 in their history at Ford Field Friday in the District 8 championship by a final score of 35-6.

Though Whiteford owned the first half and trailed by only one point  going into the half, the Crusaders made half-time adjustments that lifted them over the Bobcats, who have played the best season in the history of their football program. They were never defeated in 2016 until this final game, downed every TCC opponent, blazed through the post season and carried with them most of the community to cheer on their effort against MCC in Detroit.

UPDATE: 1:04 fourth quarter

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Lady Trojans end volleyball run in semis

Posted on November 20th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Lady Trojans end volleyball run in semis

The Lady Trojans of Madison High School lost the state semifinal volleyball match in a nail-biting five sets to Brown City Thursday in Battle Creek.

In the final set, they saw their outstanding season end by a 15-12 score. They had won the first set 25-21, and fourth set 25-21, and lost the second set 25-20 and third set 25-22.

For the rest of the story, please see the Nov. 23, 2016, edition of The Advance.

 


Bobcats Ford-Field bound

Posted on November 20th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Bobcats Ford-Field bound

The Whiteford Bobcats will make their first-ever appearance in the MHSAA state football championships at Ford Field in Detroit Friday after defeating  Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary Saturday in the District 8 semifinal game by a score of 40-21.

For all the game details, please see the Nov. 23, 2016, edition of The Advance.


Madison women state semifinal-bound

Posted on November 15th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Madison women state semifinal-bound

The Madison Lady Trojans volleyball team moves on to the state semifinals in Battle Creek Thursday via a three-sets-to-one win tonight (Tuesday) in the quarterfinals over Allen Park Cabrini.


Whiteford wins regional crown 38-18

Posted on November 11th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Whiteford wins regional crown 38-18

From The Advance sports desk, Brad Heineman reporting

The Whiteford Bobcats will move on to the semifinal game next weekend for the second straight year after defeating visiting Climax-Scotts 38-18 and claiming the 2016 Division 8 Region 4 championship.

Both teams started the evening with 11-0 records. And while the Climax-Scotts Panthers’ season ended in Whiteford, the Bobcats now take their 12-0 perfect record to a neutral site next weekend where they will face the winner of the Region 3 game between the 9-2 Royal Oak Shrine Catholic team or the Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary, also a 9-2 team.

Following are the updates from the Whiteford regional win:

8:02 left in the game: Bobcat Logan Murphy just galloped 38 yards for to the end zone, and Thomas Eitniear ran for the two-point conversion to raise the Whiteford lead over Climax-Scotts to 38-18 in the Division … Read More »


O’Connor wins Deerfield village term

Posted on November 9th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on O’Connor wins Deerfield village term

The Advance election desk reports Deerfield Village trustee term on this year’s ballot was won by Nate O’Connor with 212 votes to Shane Parker with 119.


Bridge repair millage approved by Blissfield voters

Posted on November 9th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Bridge repair millage approved by Blissfield voters

12:16 a.m. Wednesday

Just in … the Kiwanis footbridge repair millage was approved by Blissfield Village voters , 876 yes votes to 643 no votes. The bridge over the River Raisin has experienced a carpenter ant infestation and rot leading to its closure more than a year ago.

The winners of the three village trustee seats were all incumbents. Bob Valdez received 1018 votes, George Brown 967 and Randy Kelley 904.


Whiteford Twp. race results reported

Posted on November 8th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Whiteford Twp. race results reported

In the Whiteford Township treasurer race, Timothy Hill, Republican, wins 1417 to Beth Pauli’s 646.

The top two finishers in the constable race are Robert VanSinger with 1279 and Daniel Briskey with 1081. Doug Bulmer received 658 votes.


Incumbents, fire millage win in Deerfield Twp.

Posted on November 8th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Incumbents, fire millage win in Deerfield Twp.

The Advance election desk reports that in the Deerfield Township trustee race, both incumbent Republicans will win as the Independent challenger fell short.

Trustees Daniel Witt garnered 453 votes, Joe Fowler 397 and challenger Amy Daniels 295.

And the Deerfield Township fire millage passes with 419 yes votes, 204 no.

 


Navarro, Cranor retain seats in Blissfield Twp.

Posted on November 8th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Navarro, Cranor retain seats in Blissfield Twp.

The Advance election desk reports that Blissfield Township’s incumbent supervisor and clerk have retained their seats in township government.

Republican Supervisor Adolio “Al” Navarro defeated Democrat Mark Burgermeister 1263 to 694.

Republican Clerk Nancy Cranor was elected over Independent candidate Brittany Alcock 1235-597.



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