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Whiteford wins regional football title, 48-14

Posted on November 14th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Whiteford wins regional football title, 48-14

The Whiteford Bobcats won their regional football title Saturday afternoon as visitors to Climax-Scotts’ turf, 48-14. They move on to the semifinals Nov. 21 – one game away from the state finals at Ford Field. If they win the semifinal, they move on to Detroit to play the following weekend.
Here’s how the scoring went:

2:53 p.m.
The Bobcats draw blood again for a 48-14 lead with another Kiefer touchdown run of seven yards. Eitinear chipped in the two-point conversion run.

Post halftime:
Climax-Scotts scores a touchdown but fails to make the conversion for a score of 40-14, Bobcats still leading.

1:59
As the end of the second quarter neared, Jesse Kiefer made a 27-yard touchdown catch on a slant play, and then caught the two-point conversion pass for a 40-8 lead that the Bobcats took into the locker room against Climax-Scotts at half time.

1:52 p.m.
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Yuletide this weekend in Blissfield, Nov. 13-15

Posted on November 13th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Yuletide this weekend in Blissfield, Nov. 13-15

Greet the holiday season in a historic place that Norman Rockwell might have considered the perfect backdrop for one of his holiday scenes: the charming village of Blissfield, which has just this year been named to the National Register of Historic Places!
Blissfield Yuletide Cheer begins with a day of shopping in a small village you will swear you have seen on a Christmas card, then gets into full swing as a Blissfield Township Fire Dept. firetruck carries Santa and Mrs Claus into town on Friday, Nov. 13. From there, the Yuletide unfolds into three days of Christmas in a days-gone-by setting; candles; holiday cookies; Santa and reindeer; shopping in quaint stores with clerks who handle each item with loving care and each customer with personal attention; the town Christmas tree; cocoa and cookies; train and carriage rides.
The Blissfield DDA/Main Street … Read More »


Reed earns all-state honors in cross country

Posted on November 7th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Reed earns all-state honors in cross country

Blissfield’s Casey Reed won all-state honors in cross country Saturday, Nov. 7 with a 14th-place individual finish in Division 3 at the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s state cross country finals. In team scoring, she was 13th.
Reed led the a strong Royal women’s team to a 10th-place finish in the championship at Michigan International Speedway.
For the complete story by Melissa Burnor, please see the Nov. 11, 2015, edition of The Advance.


Power outage in Deerfield

Posted on November 7th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Power outage in Deerfield

As of early afternoon Saturday, Nov. 7, there is a widespread power outage in the Deerfield area. Consumers Energy anticipates power to be restored by 5 p.m.


WHITEFORD WINS FOOTBALL DISTRICT!

Posted on November 6th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on WHITEFORD WINS FOOTBALL DISTRICT!

The Whiteford Bobcats proved to be top dog in state high school football playoff action against the Bulldogs of Morenci tonight (Friday).

The ‘Cats claimed the District crowned against the district’s top seed, Morenci, playing the Bulldogs in Morenci and defeating them there for the second time this season. With the 26-6 victory, Whiteford now moves on to regional play next week.

For Brad Heineman’s complete story, please see The Advance Nov. 11, 2015, edition.


Madison women’s playoff hopes dashed

Posted on November 5th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Madison women’s playoff hopes dashed

The Madison Trojan women’s volleyball team faced a tight 2-2 tie with Manchester going into the Distict Final last set Thursday evening, but fell to host Manchester 15-5 in the end.
For the complete story, please see the Nov. 11, 2015, edition of The Advance.


Whiteford Bobcats advance in playoffs

Posted on November 1st, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Whiteford Bobcats advance in playoffs

The Bobcats of Whiteford proved “top dogs” as they took down the Summerfield Bulldogs at Summerfield Friday night in a 20-14 football playoff showdown.
The Bobcats will now take on more Bulldogs – those of Morenci – next Friday night, after Morenci battled the Lenawee Christian Cougars and beat those cats last Friday.
Whiteford defeated Morenci earlier in the season. All three teams tied for second place in the Tri-County Conference this fall.


Blissfield Police seek suspect who allegedly tried to lure child into vehicle

Posted on October 23rd, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Blissfield Police seek suspect who allegedly tried to lure child into vehicle

Police are searching for a person who allegedly attempted to lure a child into their vehicle Friday afternoon
According to a release from the Blissfield Police Department, at approximately 3:30 p.m. a dark-colored sports utility vehicle occupied by two persons, attempted to lure a child to their vehicle. The driver is described as a white male, in his 20s, wearing dark clothing wearing and a hat. There is no description of the passenger at this time.
The child dropped his bike and ran away and notified a neighbor. The vehicle was last seen in the area of Maple and N. Monroe streets in Blissfield. Anyone seeing a vehicle matching this description in the area at that time is asked to call 911.


Man dies after altercation in Deerfield

Posted on September 25th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Man dies after altercation in Deerfield

UPDATED STORY
DEERFIELD – Michigan State Police have identified 33-year old Nathan Vance of Adrian as the person who died after he and another man got into a fight at the Deer Run Apartment Complex in East River Street in the village of Deerfield Tuesday afternoon.
According to a press release issued Friday afternoon from F/Lt. Tony Cuevas of the Michigan state Police the incident that occurred at approximately 12:15 p.m. Tuesday began as a verbal disagreement due to the relationship both man had with a female subject who lives in the apartments. The verbal disagreement reportedly led to a physical altercation in the complex parking lot.
The press release said Vance allegedly received several punches to the head and body which resulted in him losing consciousness. The other combatant, a 44-year-old man from Toledo, … Read More »


Local child dies after fall from pickup truck

Posted on September 22nd, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Local child dies after fall from pickup truck

By Melissa Burnor
PALMYRA — A seven-year-old boy died Monday evening after falling from a pickup on Sharp Road near Ogden Highway in Palmyra Township. The boy is a second-grade student at Blissfield Elementary School.
According to a press release from Lenawee County Undersheriff Jim Anderson, deputies responded to a serious accident at approximately 7:47 p.m. A pickup driven by Jeremy Halter, 33, pulling a trailer allegedly attempted to exit a driveway onto Sharp Road. Both the pickup and the trailer were filled with scrap metal and a 10-year old and a seven-year old were riding in the bed of the truck. Upon entering the roadway from the driveway, the seven-year old boy, Ethan Halter, fell from the bed of the truck and struck his head on the paved road.
Ethan Halter was taken by … Read More »



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