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TRACK: Blissfield and Whiteford; April 9 edition

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

Blissfield and Whiteford men and women competed at a four-way meet April 1 to begin the outdoor track season. Blissfield women dominated the day overall, however Miranda Johnson from Whiteford was the top individual with three first-place finishes and a team victory as part of the winning 4 x 100 meter Bobcat relay team.

Blissfield women won the meet 90-28 over Whiteford. In team scoring for all four teams in the meet, the Lady Royals came out on top. Blissfield had 71, Summerfield 57, Lenawee Christian 24 and Whiteford 22 points.

The Blissfield men’s track team finished second overall at the Summerfield four-way meet April 1.  Summerfield, last year’s Division 4 regional team champion was first with 90 points, Blissfield second with 38 and Lenawee Christian and Whiteford each had 24 points.

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Whiteford cancels games

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

Whiteford High School has cancelled both baseball and softball games scheduled for March 28 against Erie-Mason and March 31 against Morenci due to poor field conditions. As of this time no make-up games have been scheduled.

Detroit Consortium tames Bobcats in Regional final

Posted on March 12th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

The Whiteford Bobcats, after defeating Clinton in the Regional semifinal Monday, found themselves against Detroit Consortium for the Regional crown Wednesday, March 12, and falling by a score of 91-61.

For photos and the rest of the story, please see the March 19, 2014, edition of The Advance. For the stories on their District title win and their regional semifinal win, please see this week’s Advance, on newsstands now.

1:30 p.m. March 12: Bobcat Regional final still on

Posted on March 12th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

As of 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, the Regional final between the Whiteford Bobcat men and Detroit Consortium at Clinton High School is still on, according to Bobcat coach Jim Ross.

The Advance will advise here at if we learn of a change in plans.


Blissfield Middle School basketball cancelled today

Posted on March 12th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield Middle School basketball game vs. Ida for today (Wednesday, March 12) has been cancelled due to weather.

Lady Royals’ journey ends at quarterfinal

Posted on March 11th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

The mighty Lady Royals ended a spectacular basketball season where they reigned at number-one in the state for Class C for weeks, won their District and Region, but fell Tuesday night 50-47 to Grosse Pointe University Liggett.

It was a tight game all night for the quarterfinal game at Whitmore Lake. First quarter, the Royals trailed by two at 11-9; at the Blissfield was down by one at 20-19. But at the end of the third quarter, the Royals were on top 34-33.

Please see the March 19, 2014, edition of The Advance to read about this game, but don’t miss the story of the Royals’ stellar regional win in the March 12, 2014, edition on newsstands now!

Whiteford men win first round of regionals

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

After a tough first half that found Whiteford leading Clinton by five, the Bobcats blew it wide open in the second half to defeat the Redskins on their own court in the first round of regionals by a score of 82-48.

Whiteford had claimed the District title by defeating Erie-Mason on its home floor by a score of 61-51 Friday night.

For the complete stories on these games, please see the March 12, 2015, edition of The Advance, on newsstands Tuesday!

Royals win women’s regional title; advance to quarterfinal

Posted on March 6th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield Royals continued their undefeated season Thursday night by winning the regional crown with a dominating 57-25 victory over Detroit Consortia.

The Royals are looking to continue their winning ways in the state tournament next week in Whitmore Lake taking on Grosse Pointe Woods in quarterfinal action Tuesday, March 11. If they win there, it’s on to the Breslin Center for semi finals at Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Men’s basketball District: WHS wins, BHS done

Posted on March 5th, by Marcia Loader in Sports. Comments Off

The Whiteford Bobcats clawed their way to the men’s District basketball finals Wednesday night, defeating Summerfield 86-49.

The will play for the District crown against Erie-Mason, who beat the Blissfield Royals 65-32. The final begins at 7 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Erie-Mason High School.

Royal men win first round in Districts

Posted on March 4th, by Marcia Loader in News, Sports. Comments Off

The Blissfield Royals men’s basketball team won its opening District tournament round Monday night, defeating the Britton Deerfield Patriots by a score of 79-58 at Erie-Mason High School.

The Royals advance to play Erie-Mason in the semifinal game at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. The Whiteford Bobcats enter tournament play, having drawn a bye in the first round, playing Summerfield at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The winners will play each other Friday night at Erie-Mason for the District crown.

For the full story on Blissfield’s opening round win, please see the March 5, 2014, edition of The Advance.

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