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Cancellations: Monday, Jan. 27

Posted on January 27th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

School was cancelled today (Jan. 27) in Blissfield, Whiteford and Britton Deerfield due to weather.
The Whiteford women’s varsity and junior varsity basketball game scheduled for Monday, Jan. 27 is canceled. No makeup date has been scheduled.

Blissfield Schools Monday, Jan. 27, athletic events – practices and games — are cancelled. The women’s JV and varsity  basketball game vs. Hillsdale for Jan. 27 has been rescheduled for this Wednesday, Jan. 29.

In addition, the Blissfield Athletic Boosters meeting scheduled for Monday night is also cancelled.


Lady Royals prevail for win over Lady Patriots

Posted on January 21st, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

After trailing 32-31 at the end of the third quarter, the undefeated Blissfield Royals women’s basketball team extended their unbeaten streak coming back to down the Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots 52-46 Tuesday night, Jan. 21.

For the complete story, please see the Jan. 29, 2014, edition of The Advance.



BD men defeat Royals

Posted on January 21st, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Britton Deerfield Patriots defeated the Royals in men’s basketball Tuesday, Jan. 21, 60-50.

For the complete story, please see the Jan. 29, 2014, edition of The Advance.


Men’s basketball: Jan. 22, 2014

Posted on January 21st, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

BRITTON DEERFIELD

The Britton Deerfield men’s basketball team picked up a win early in the week against Sand Creek but ended the week on a low note with back-to-back losses against Madison and Addison.

BLISSFIELD

The Blissfield men’s basketball team dropped a pair of hard-fought games last week, falling to Erie-Mason 63-43 and Columbia Central 70-65. Blissfield’s record stands at 2-4 overall and 1-3 in the LCAA.



Women’s basketball: Jan. 22, 2014

Posted on January 21st, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

BLISSFIELD

The Blissfield women’s basketball team has continued its pursuit of perfection with a 3-0 week that included victories on the road against Erie-Mason 59-22 and Columbia Central 44-19 and put the finishing touches on Coming Home week with a win over LCAA rival Onsted 56-34. Blissfield’s record now stands at 9-0 and 5-0 in the LCAA.

BRITTON DEERFIELD

The Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots were handed their first loss of the season Friday evening at the hands of the Madison Trojans 49-45.



BD women remain perfect after defeating Bobcats

Posted on January 10th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots remain perfect on the season at 7-0 after defeating the visiting Bobcats of Whiteford Friday night. Both teams had a slow start, but BD emerged victorious 42-29.

For the complete story, please see the Jan. 15 edition of The ADVANCE.


Whiteford bests BD men

Posted on January 10th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

In a TCC showdown, the Whiteford Bobcats dominated the Britton Deerfield Patriots 80-59.

For the complete story, please see the Jan. 15, 2014, edition of The Advance.


Blissfield Schools closed again Thursday; events cancelled

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

Blissfield Community Schools will be closed again Thursday due to road conditions after Sunday and Monday’s storm and frigid conditions.

Steve Babbitt, Blissfield athletic director, reported that the JV and varsity women’s basketball game at Columbia Center and the wrestling home quad as well as the freshman basketball game at home set for Thursday have been cancelled.


Wrestling: Jan. 8, 2014, edition

Posted on January 7th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield wrestling team hit the road for the Dave Elliott Memorial Invitational in Clinton. Despite a strong start, the Royals finished in ninth place, with Manchester taking the top spot for the tournament.

While the Royals were coming off the holiday and break and attempting to shake off the rust as a team, several individual wrestlers for Blissfield had no trouble putting the competition on ice.

Blissfield’s Dakota Underwood

Leading the way for the Blissfield mat men were Cavin Beckey in the 130-pound division and Dakota Underwood in the 215-pound class. Both Beckey and Underwood finished in second place on the day.



Wrestling: Jan. 1, 2014 edition

Posted on January 2nd, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield wrestling team went 2-3 and finished in fourth place at the Sand Creek Tournament Dec. 21. The host Aggies dominated the field to go 5-0 and claim the crown.

For the complete story, please pick up the Jan. 1, 2014, edition of The Advance.