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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.


Women’s Basketball: Jan. 1, 2014

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

“It was an ugly game but a win nonetheless,” Britton Deerfield varsity coach Craig Tanis said of his team’s 52-32 victory over rival Summerfield. The Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots remain undefeated with a 6-0 record.

 

For the complete story, please see the Jan. 1, 2014, edition of The ADVANCE.


Men’s Basketball: Jan. 1, 2014 edition

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

The Britton Deerfield Patriots defeated the Summerfield Bulldogs 65-52 Dec. 20.

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


Bowlers hit the lanes for BHS

Posted on December 23rd, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield men’s and women’s bowling team’s finished with the same scores but on different sides of the win column when they hosted the Madison Trojans Dec. 17. The Blissfield men came up short against Madison 20-10, while the Lady Royals bested the Lady Trojans 20-10.

For the complete story, please see the Dec. 25, 2013, edition of The Advance.


Wrestling: Dec. 25, 2013, edition

Posted on December 23rd, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield varsity wrestling team split its meet with Erie-Mason and Dundee Dec. 18. The Royal mat men topped the Eagles 46-33 before falling to the Vikings 72-6.

For the complete story, please see the Dec. 25, 2013, edition of The Advance.


Men’s basketball: Dec. 25, 2013, edition

Posted on December 23rd, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

BLISSFIELD

The Blissfield varsity basketball squad split a pair of contests last week with a 69-36 victory over the Hudson Tigers, followed by a 68-52 fall to the Dundee Vikings. The Royals’ record now stands at 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the LCAA.

BRITTON DEERFIELD

It wasn’t pretty, but the Britton Deerfield Patriots beat the Clinton Redskins 44-41 for the first time since the 2011-12 season.

Whiteford men’s basketball team improved to 2-1 with the opening night of league play Dec. 17. The Bobcats won 59-53 over Tri County Conference rival Summerfield.



Women’s basketball: Dec. 25, 2013, edition

Posted on December 23rd, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

BLISSFIELD

The Blissfield women’s varsity basketball team has continued to steam roll over the competition as they extended their season record to 6-0 and 2-0 in the LCAA. The Lady Royals cruised to a pair of road wins last week as they defeated Hudson 74-25 Dec. 17 and Dundee 58-8 Dec. 20.

WHITEFORD

The Whiteford varsity women’s basketball team remained undefeated in the Tri-County Conference by defeating Summerfield Dec. 17 53-35.

BRITTON DEERFIELD

The Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots move to 5-0 with a league win over Clinton 54-23.

For the complete stories on these games and teams, please see the Dec. 25, 2013, edition of The Advance.



Cheer season begins

Posted on December 23rd, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield varsity competitive cheer squad has hit the mat to open the season with four competitions thus far. The Royals took second place at the Grass Lake Invitational Dec. 7 and Onsted Invitational Dec. 14. Blissfield finished in fifth place at the Ida Jamboree Dec. 12 and at its host tournament Dec. 18.