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All three football teams are Friday night victors

Posted on September 27th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

For the first time this fall, all three local football teams came up with victories.

For Britton Deerfield and Whiteford, it was a decisive homecoming win for each. For Blissfield, not only was it the spoiling of the Columbia Central homecoming, but also the Royals’ first win of the season.

BD downed Madison 45-7 for the last homecoming game to be played on the Deerfield football field.

Blissfield traveled to Columbia Central and clipped the wings of the Golden Eagles 14-6 on two Dakota Suiter touchdowns and a pair of Tyler Watters PAT kicks.

Whiteford claimed a 38-13 defeat over the Summerfield Bulldogs.

For the complete stories on these games, please see the Oct. 2, 2013, edition of The Advance. 


Soccer avenges earlier loss to Onsted

Posted on September 23rd, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield men’s varsity soccer team avenged an early season loss to Onsted with a 3-1 victory at home Monday.

The win extends the Royals win streak to five games and keeps them a perfect 5-0 on their home field. Blissfield’s record is now 7-2-1 on the season. Blissfield heads to Manchester Thursday where it hopes to sweep the season series against the Dutchmen after defeating them 5-3 earlier this season.

For the complete story, please see the Oct. 2, 2013, edition of The Advance.



A day late, Dundee wins

Posted on September 21st, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

Dundee may not have had officials for the scheduled Friday night varsity football game, but the officials were there Saturday night when Blissfield returned looking for its first victory.

The Royals, however, returned to Blissfield still winless after a 28-13 loss to the host team.


Whiteford blanks TCC foe BD

Posted on September 20th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

In a TCC showdown with both football teams putting their 2-1 records on the line, the Whiteford Bobcats downed the Britton Deerfield visiting Patriots 30-0 Friday night.

For the full story, please see the Sept. 25 edition of The Advance. 


Blissfield-Dundee football game postponed

Posted on September 20th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

There is no Friday night football score to report for the Blissfield-Dundee football game Friday night … because there was no game.

At game time, an announcement was made that the game would be delayed as officials had not yet arrived.

However, officials never showed up for the scheduled meeting. After 20 minutes, it was announced the game would be rescheduled for Saturday. At first, the time was to be 1 p.m., but because Blissfield had testing on Saturday, the time of the meeting will be at 7 p.m. Saturday evening in Dundee.

Watch this site for the score.


BHS volleyball sweeps Dundee

Posted on September 18th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Lady Royals volleyball team swept Dundee Tuesday evening, Sept. 17, 25-21, 26-24 and 25-23. The final two sets were nail-biters.

For the rest of the story, please see the Sept. 25, 2013, edition of  The Advance.


Blissfield soccer now 4-0 at home

Posted on September 18th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

Blissfield soccer defeated Columbia Central 7-2 Monday, Sept. 16, then defeated Washtenaw Christian 6-3 Tuesday to go 4-0 in their homefield games thus far on the season.

For more on these Royal victories, please see the Sept. 25, 2013, edition of The Advance.


Blissfield soccer: Sept. 18, 2013, edition

Posted on September 17th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield varsity men’s soccer squad split their games last week with a 4-3 loss to Lenawee Christian, followed by a 3-1 victory over Hillsdale. Blissfield’s game against Quincy last Wednesday was canceled due to weather.

For the complete story, please see the Sept. 18, 2013, edition of The Advance.



Cross country: Sept. 18, 2013, edition

Posted on September 17th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

BLISSFIELD — The Blissfield Royal women placed second with 56 points in the first Lenawee County Athletic Association jamboree of the season hosted by Brooklyn/Columbia Central Sept. 10 with a new leader for the women. Freshman Isabel Cueto crossed the finish line first in the blazing heat for the Royals in a time of 22:46.98.

The Royal women’s cross country team followed up the league competition with the Fayette Eagle Invitational Saturday, Sept. 14,  tying for second place with St. Ursula Academy. Abbey Zubke climbed back to the top of the Royal leader board with an 11th place finish with her fastest time of the season, clocking 21:36.

WHITEFORD — The Whiteford men’s and women’s cross country teams ran at the Huron Invitational at Willow Metro Park with the men’s team placing sixth overall with 159 points and the women’s team was … Read More »


Volleyball: Sept. 18 edition

Posted on September 17th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

BLISSFIELD — The Blissfield varsity volleyball squad went to Hudson and thumped the Tigers in three straight sets for the victory last Tuesday, Sept. 10. The Lady Royals went on a roll with scores of 25-9, 25-21 and 25-14 to bring their season record to 9-3-2 on the season and 1-0 in the LCAA.

WHITEFORD — The Whiteford varsity volleyball squad has jumped out to a successful start of its 2013 campaign. The Lady Bobcats have pounced on the competition by sweeping Blissfield on the road 25-18, 25-21 and 25-21 Sept. 5. Whiteford went on to claim the crown in the Gold Division of the U of M Dearborn tournament Sept. 7. The Bobcats defeated Oakland Christian in the finals 25-16, 18-25 and 15-12.

— The Lady Patriots came out strong in the first set and decisively defeated the Summerfield Bulldogs in three … Read More »