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Blissfield/Clinton, Madison/Onsted, BD/Dundee games postponed to Friday; BD, Whiteford wins

Posted on September 3rd, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

UPDATE: 10:32 p.m.
The Blissfield Royals waited for two hours Thursday night at the Clinton football field until the threshold passed due to lightning and thunder delays. However, at 9 p.m., it was announced that the game – which was never played – was delayed until 7 p.m. Friday night.

The Madison/Onsted game was rescheduled at 10:31 p.m. and will resume at 6 p.m. Friday at Madison. This game had been suspended prior to halftime when the score stood knotted at 7-7.

For the second year in a row, the Patriot and Viking contest will roll over into a second day. Officials suspended the football game until noon Friday at Dundee. After playing nearly a complete quarter, Dundee had a slight 2-0 lead over Britton Deerfield.

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Madison Trojans start season with a win

Posted on August 28th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Madison Trojans launched the 2015 football season with a 44-7 victory over Southfield Christian.
For details, please see the Sept. 2 edition of The Advance.


Football season gets underway with a win for Whiteford

Posted on August 28th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Whiteford Bobcats came to Blissfield and rolled over their hosts 43-8 in the non-conference season opener.
Britton Deerfield’s Patriots fell to Lenawee Christian by a score of 16-6.
For the complete story on these games, please pick up the Sept. 2 edition of The Advance.


Tuttle enters Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame

Posted on August 7th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

Blissfield’s successful high school varsity baseball Coach Larry Tuttle was inducted into the Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame Thursday evening in Lansing. Here he is pictured next to his plaque. Please see the Aug. 12, 2015, edition of The Advance to read more about his achievement.


Blissfield softball, Whiteford baseball lose after delays

Posted on June 2nd, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The rain postponements of Saturday’s Blissfield softball and Whiteford’s baseball finals did the teams no favors when play resumed on Tuesday.
Blissfield fell 5-2 to the Clinton Lady Redskins on their home field. They had trailed 2-1 at the time the game was called due to weather three days earlier.
The Whiteford Bobcats were scoreless against the Summerfield Bulldogs, going down in district action 4-0.
Only the Whiteford Lady Bobcats softball team advances to regionals from The Advance’s coverage area.


District baseball, softball play at Blissfield delayed until Tuesday

Posted on May 31st, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

Both the baseball and softball district championship games from Blissfield’s Division 3 district tournament have been delayed an additional day.
As of 6 p.m. Sunday Whiteford will resume the district baseball game Monday.
Rain on Saturday caused the initial delays.
Both the baseball game between Clinton and Madison, and softball district game between Blissfield and Clinton team will be played at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Blissfield.
Whiteford and Summerfield had four-and-a-half innings completed when the rains came and forced a delay in the final game of the district tournament. The Bulldogs were leading 3-0 at the time. The game is scheduled to resume at 4 p.m. Monday.


Whiteford women claim 20th league crown

Posted on May 30th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

The Whiteford Lady Bobcats captured their 20th district softball title with an 8-3 victory over the Lady Bulldogs of Summerfield in the finals.
For the complete story, please see the June 3, 2015, edition of The Advance.


Blissfield softball, Whiteford baseball districts delayed to Monday

Posted on May 30th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

Whiteford High School’s baseball team and Blissfield High School’s softball team will have to wait until Monday to find out whether their seasons will continue after weather forced postponements of both of their games.
Blissfield’s Lady Royals beat Madison 3-1 in their semifinal game, but the final against the Clinton Lady Redskins was called in the second inning as Clinton held a 2-1 lead, with the game rescheduled to Monday afternoon.
The Whiteford Bobcats were trailing 3-0 to Summerfield in the middle of the fifth inning of the district final when the baseball game postponement to 4 p.m. Monday was announced due to rain.
For final results, watch www.blissfieldadvance.com and pick up the June 3, 2015, Advance which will also have graduation coverage for Blissfield, Whiteford and Britton Deerfield.


Britton Deerfield baseball and softball seasons end at Districts

Posted on May 30th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

Both the Britton Deerfield baseball and softball teams lost to the Redskins of Clinton Saturday in district semifinal action. The Patriot women lost 4-0 and the Patriot men went down by a score of 11-3.


Blissfield falls in district baseball semifinal

Posted on May 30th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield Royals rolled into baseball district play with a league title under their belts. But they fell to the Madison Trojans 5-4 as the Trojans knocked in the winning run breaking the tie in the bottom of the seventh inning of the semifinal game. The game had been under a three-hour rain/weather delay and resumed play under heavy rain.
For Brad Heineman’s complete story, please see the June 3, 2015, edition of The Advance.