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Blissfield varsity, JV women still unbeaten

Posted on January 15th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield varsity women’s basketball team improved its unblemished record to 9-0 and 5-0 in the LCAA with a 49-28 victory over the visiting Lady Golden Eagles Friday.

The victory was the Royals’ second of the week, as they defeated Hillsdale 52-37 Tuesday, Jan. 8.

The Blissfield women’s junior varsity basketball squad is keeping pace with the varsity team as it matched the varsity with wins over Hillsdale and Columbia Central last week. The Royals defeated Hillsdale 39-10 and Columbia Central 54-24 to extend their season record to 9-0 and 5-0 in the LCAA.

For Chad Hutchinson’s complete story, please see the Jan. 16, 2013, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2013, River Raisin Publications, Inc.



Bobcat women end week on winning note

Posted on January 15th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

Things did not look good for the Whiteford women’s basketball team Friday night, Jan. 11. Clinton led 20-4 at the end of the first quarter. But the Bobcats came back and won the contest 48-39 after being tied 35-35 in the fourth quarter.

The Lady Bobcats lost Jan. 8 to the undefeated Madison 54-31 at home. Whiteford was within one point at the end of the first quarter but Madison continually pulled away. The Lady Bobcats are now 6-4 overall and 4-3 in the Tri-County Conference.

For the complete story, please see the Jan. 16, 2013, edition of The Advance.


BD men claim first win; women suffer first regular-season loss

Posted on January 8th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Britton Deerfield men’s  basketball team won their first game of the year Tuesday, Jan. 8, downing the Sand Creek Aggies, 52-36.

But the Patriot women, who hadn’t lost a game in the regular season fell to the Lady Aggies, 63-50.

For Melissa Burnor’s full story on BD basketball this week, please see the Jan. 16, 2013, edition of The Advance.


Royals wrestle over holidays

Posted on January 8th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield varsity wrestling squad was faced with some tough competition at the Grass Lake Tournament Dec. 28, as it was matched up against some powerful programs in Clinton, Stockbridge, Jefferson, Grass Lake and Concord. The Royals went 1-4 on the day with their sole victory coming in the form of a 54-12 domination of Concord. Blissfield fell just short of defeating Grass Lake, coming up three points short as they lost 43-39. The Royals also fell to Jefferson 71-12, Stockbridge 52-22 and Clinton 48-27.

Following the Grass Lake Tournament, the Blissfield grapplers headed to Clinton for the Clinton Invitational for individual competition. One of the highlights of the tournament for Blissfield came in the form of its big bruisers in the 285-pound weight class. Thompson finished fourth overall for the tournament and fellow Royal Zach Goetz finished just … Read More »



Lake leads WHS to win over BD

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

By Melissa Burnor

The Britton Deerfield Patriots men’s basketball team could not recover from an explosive first quarter Bobcats scoring drive led by Colin Lake who by himself scored as many points as the Britton Deerfield in the contest.

The Bobcats easily defeated the visiting Patriots Dec. 21 79-38.

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



BHS women bowlers take a fourth

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

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield men’s and women’s bowling squads hit the lanes for a holiday tournament at Hudson Dec. 22.

The Royal men finished in 10th place and were unable to advance to the medal round.

The BHS lady rollers finished fourth in team play and advanced to the medal round where they faced off against state-ranked Vandercook Lake and lost in a three-round baker match. The Lady Royals then took on Milan in the consolation finals and fell to the Big Reds by just two pins over the three-game baker match.

This is just one-third of the story. For the complete report, please see the Jan. 2, 2013, edition of The Advance. Copyright River Raisin Publications, Inc.

 


Unbeaten Vikings conquer Royal men

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

The Blissfield men’s basketball squad faced a tall order in its matchup against the LCAA rival Dundee Vikings Friday, Dec. 21.

Blissfield fell to the visiting Vikings 81-45 in the game.

For Chad Hutchinson’s complete story, please see the Jan. 2, 2013, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2013, River Raisin Publications, Inc.


Royals wrestlers second at Sand Creek

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

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield varsity wrestling squad went 4-1 at the Sand Creek Tournament Dec. 22, and finished second overall in the tournament.

The Royal rumblers were led by Cavin Beckey in the 125-pound class and Dan Barta in the 130-pound class who went undefeated in the tournament to finish a flawless 5-0 on the day.

Copyright 2013, River Raisin Publications, Inc. For home delivery to give you the complete story for this event and others, just call The Advance, 517-486-2400.


BD women prevail over Bobcats

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

Both teams struggled with their shooting, but it was the determination of Britton Deerfield that kept them undefeated as the Patriots beat the Bobcats 51-36 Dec. 21.

For the complete story, please see the Jan. 2, 2013, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2013, River Raisin Publications.



Royal women extend perfect season to 7-0

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

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield Lady Royals’ hoops squad extended its perfect record to 7-0 Friday, Dec. 21, with a 49-37 over the LCAA rival Dundee Lady Vikings.

For the complete story, please see the Jan. 2, 2013, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2013, River Raisin Publications, Inc.