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Madison women state semifinal-bound

Posted on November 15th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Madison women state semifinal-bound

The Madison Lady Trojans volleyball team moves on to the state semifinals in Battle Creek Thursday via a three-sets-to-one win tonight (Tuesday) in the quarterfinals over Allen Park Cabrini.


Whiteford wins regional crown 38-18

Posted on November 11th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Whiteford wins regional crown 38-18

From The Advance sports desk, Brad Heineman reporting

The Whiteford Bobcats will move on to the semifinal game next weekend for the second straight year after defeating visiting Climax-Scotts 38-18 and claiming the 2016 Division 8 Region 4 championship.

Both teams started the evening with 11-0 records. And while the Climax-Scotts Panthers’ season ended in Whiteford, the Bobcats now take their 12-0 perfect record to a neutral site next weekend where they will face the winner of the Region 3 game between the 9-2 Royal Oak Shrine Catholic team or the Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary, also a 9-2 team.

Following are the updates from the Whiteford regional win:

8:02 left in the game: Bobcat Logan Murphy just galloped 38 yards for to the end zone, and Thomas Eitniear ran for the two-point conversion to raise the Whiteford lead over Climax-Scotts to 38-18 in the Division … Read More »


Whiteford wins football playoff over Summerfield

Posted on October 29th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Whiteford wins football playoff over Summerfield

The Whiteford Bobcats will be moving on in the 2016 MHSAA football postseason after dismantling the Summerfield Bulldogs 50-28, Friday night during the team’s pre-district contest played at Whiteford Stadium. Whiteford will host next Friday night’s district championship game against the Morenci Bulldogs, who defeated the Pittsford Wildcats in an overtime 27-24 game played in Morenci Friday night.

After a 22-22 tied halftime score, the Bobcats went on to outscore Summerfield, 28-6 in the second half to advance in the state division-eight playoffs.

Bobcat senior running back Jesse Kiefer scored five touchdowns Friday night and converted a two-point conversion, accounting for 32 of the team’s 50 points.

For the full story, please see the Nov. 2, 2016, edition of The Advance.


FOOTBALL: Sept. 30 – BD falls to Morenci

Posted on September 30th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off on FOOTBALL: Sept. 30 – BD falls to Morenci

The Britton Deerfield  Patriots fell to the Morenci Bulldogs 53-8 Friday night.

The game story will appear in the Oct. 5 Advance.


FOOTBALL: Sept. 30 Whiteford clinches playoff berth with win

Posted on September 30th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off on FOOTBALL: Sept. 30 Whiteford clinches playoff berth with win

The Whiteford Bobcats remained perfect on the season defeating the Madison Trojans 54-16 on their home turf. And on top of the win, they earned an automatic playoff berth with their 6-0 record.

For the complete story, please see the Oct. 5 edition of The Advance.


Blissfield Royals win a mud-bowl Homecoming

Posted on September 30th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Blissfield Royals win a mud-bowl Homecoming

A rainy, muddy Blissfield High School homecoming was just what the doctor ordered for the Royals who defeated the visiting Dundee Vikings 20-6 Friday night.

Wearing their special black-and-purple uniforms with yellow outline numbers, it was impossible often to make out who made the hit or carried the ball for the winning cause, but hit and carry they did to earn a homecoming LCAA league victory.

For the complete story, please see the Oct. 5 edition of The Advance.


Friday Night Scores: Sept. 9

Posted on September 9th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off on Friday Night Scores: Sept. 9

Whiteford  66, Britton Deerfield 14

Ida 43, Blissfield 0

Clinton 28, Madison 20

 


Regional champs Lady Bobcats set sights on quarterfinal action

Posted on June 14th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off on Regional champs Lady Bobcats set sights on quarterfinal action

OTTAWA LAKE — What may have started off as a season of questions for the young Whiteford varsity Lady Bobcats, has now become a very memorable season for this year’s squad of varsity softball women and they are only three wins away from claiming a state title.
The Bobcats excelled this weekend on their home diamond as they swept their regional competition in division-four competition and held both Novi Franklin Road Christian and regional final opponent Southfield Christian scoreless.
Whiteford defeated Novi Franklin Road Christian in the regional semifinal game 10-0 in a mercy rule game and despite a low-scoring final, the Bobcat women came up on the upper hand of the contest, in a 2-0 victory, which helped Whiteford claim the regional title on its home field.
Results and coverage of that contest and additional Whiteford softball action in the team’s quest … Read More »


Tuttle coaches Royals to his 1200th career win

Posted on May 4th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off on Tuttle coaches Royals to his 1200th career win

Blissfield High School baseball head Coach Larry Tuttle reached yet another milestone in his storied career Wednesday, May 4, as his Royals men presented him by his 1200th win as they notched a 16-5 victory over Ottawa Hills, Ohio, on the road.

For more on the achievement, please see the May 11, 2016, edition of The Advance.


Blissfield bass fishermen part of Adrian College team

Posted on April 29th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off on Blissfield bass fishermen part of Adrian College team

ADRIAN — Adrian College, with an enrollment of over 1,500 students is considered one of the Midwest’s top up-and-coming baccalaureate colleges, as per reports by U.S. News and World Report. The college has even been dubbed “The Cinderella College.”
While that may be true, another facet of the institution that continues to ride the “Cinderella” train is the college’s two-year-old varsity bass fishing program, which has earned national acclaim in the past six months.
The program includes Blissfield High School graduates Jacob Bayer and Ben Barrus, who officially signed on to the fishing program last summer where both he and Bayer continue to push this young program higher.
“It’s been a huge boost to have the momentum and the success behind us as we’ve been able to come out of the gate as a program,” said bass fishing head Coach Seth Borton. “Our … Read More »



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