Building a firm community news foundation ... one story at a time

Sports


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.


Hudson bowlers top BHS

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

The Blissfield men’s and women’s bowling teams suffered defeat at the hands of Hudson Wednesday, Dec. 19. The men lost 28-2, while the women were defeated 22-8.

For the complete story, please see The Advance, Dec. 26 edition. Copyright 2012, RRP, Inc.


Whiteford women win third in a row

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

The Whiteford women’s basketball team won its third game in a row by defeating Dundee 42-38 Monday night, Dec. 17.

For the complete story, please see the Dec. 26, 2012, edition of The Advance.


Royal women go into Christmas break at 7-0

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

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield women’s varsity basketball team goes into the holiday break 7-0 after defeating Dundee 49-37 Friday, Dec. 21. Claire Denecker put up double-digit points, rebounds and blocks for her first triple-double of the season.

Earlier in the week, they crushed the LCAA rival Hudson Lady Tigers 51-8 Tuesday , Dec. 18.

The squad stands 3-0 in the LCAA.

For the complete story on the Hudson game, please see the Dec. 26, 2012, edition of The Advance. For the story from the Dundee game, please see the Jan. 2, 2013, edition. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.

 


Royal men defeat Tigers, fall to Dundee

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

The Blissfield men’s varsity hoops squad posted their second straight win of the season with a 78-68 victory over the LCAA rival Hudson Tigers at home Dec. 18.

The Blissfield JV basketball squad posted a 55-28 victory over Hudson.

On Friday, Dec. 21, the Royal men lost to Dundee at home 81-45.

For Chad Hutchinson’s full story on the Hudson game, please see the Dec. 26, 2012, edition of The Advance. For the Dundee game, see the Jan. 2, 2013, edition. Copyright RRP, Inc., 2012.


Royal cheer defeats Hudson

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

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield varsity competitive cheer squad headed to the Columbia Central Invitational Wednesday, Dec. 19, where the Lady Royals placed fourth out of five teams.

The highlight of the night for the Lady Royals was their first-ever victory over Hudson since head coach Amber Spotts has taken over the program.

The Blissfield Jamboree has been moved from Jan. 9 to Thursday, Jan. 10.

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


BHS wrestlers 1-1 at E-M Quad

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

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield varsity wrestling squad went 1-1 at the Erie-Mason Q

uad meet Wednesday. The Royal rumblers defeated the host Eagles 45-30 followed by a tough defeat at the hands of a deep Dundee Vikings squad 74-6.

Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc. For the complete story, please see the Dec. 26, 2012, edition of The Advance. More photos on our Photo Galleries.

 



Sports year 2012 revisited

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

The thrill and camaraderie that come with athletics is something that can never be duplicated and will always be held as cherished memories.

Those memories may consist of the glory of victory, or the disappointment of defeat. The year 2012 was filled with district, state, and conference championships, broken records, career milestones and memories that will last for lifetimes.

For Chad Hutchinson’s review of the year in sports for Blissfield, Britton Deerfield and Whiteford athletics, please see the Dec. 26, 2012, edition of The ADVANCE, which also features a full-color year-in-sports collage.