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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.



Madison dashes Lady Patriots’ holiday dreams

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

Madison basketball players got their post-Christmas wish with a 43-30 win over the Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots in the Friday, Dec. 28, finals of the Siena Heights University Holiday Tournament.

For Chad Hutchinson’s photos and story, please see the Jan. 9, 2013, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012-13, River Raisin Publications, Inc.


Whiteford men upend Emmanuel Christian

Posted on December 26th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

By Chad Hutchinson

Emmanuel Christian proved to be no match for the host Whiteford Bobcats Tuesday, Dec. 18. The Bobcats defeated Emmanuel Christian handily 74-47.

For the complete story, please see the Dec. 26, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.



Lady Patriots still perfect by beating Whiteford; Bobcat men defeat BD

Posted on December 26th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

 

The Whiteford Bobcats defeated the Patriot men 79-38 last Friday, Dec. 21.

The Lady Patriots remain unbeaten after they defeated Whiteford 51-36 in the final game before the holiday break.
For Melissa Burnor’s complete story, please see the Jan. 2, 2013, edition of The Advance.