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Friday Football Oct. 11: BHS, BD and WHS all winners

Posted on October 11th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

For Blissfield and Britton Deerfield, it was a big win each. For Whiteford, it was a second-half comeback and a one-point victory.

BD downed the Sand Creek Aggies by a whopping 57-16 Friday night.

The Royals of Blissfield traveled to Erie Mason and spoiled yet another homecoming, 40-18, for their second win of the season. Their first win was a homecoming defeat of Columbia Central.

Whiteford downed Morenci 32-31.

BD, BHS, WHS travel to Hudson cross country event; BD women first in Division 4 race

Posted on October 5th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

All three area schools competed at the Hudson Booster Invitational today, Saturday, Oct. 5. The Britton Deerfield women’s team placed first in the Division Four race. For a complete list of results, please look in the Oct. 9 edition of The Advance.

FOOTBALL: Friday, Oct. 4

Posted on October 5th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

When lightning lit up the sky Friday night in Blissfield, the scoreboard was lit up 31-0 in visiting Hillsdale’s favor in the third quarter. And the score never changed as the homecoming game was finally called as it stood when officials first cleared the field. Seniors Claire Denecker and Charlie Southward were crowned homecoming queen and king at halftime.

Britton Deerfield also played the role of homecoming spoiler over in Summerfield, taking the game 33-14.

The Whiteford Bobcats traveled to Whitmore Lake where the home team claimed a 20-14 win over the visiting ‘Cats.

For all the details from these games, please see The Advance’s Oct. 9, 2013, edition.

Lady Bobcats reign in TCC

Posted on October 4th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Whiteford Lady Bobcats remain atop the Tri-County Conference after defeating Summerfield in a double-header Thursday, Oct. 3

.  Whiteford won the first match 25-8, 25-12 and 25-17. They came back to win the second match 25-12, 25-12, 22-25 and 25-12. The Bobcats are 7-0 in the TCC.

 For the complete story, please see the Oct. 9, 2013, edition of The Advance.

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.