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Royal cheer defeats Hudson

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26th December

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

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26th December

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

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26th December

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.


Royal men down Ida for season’s first win

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18th December

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield men’s varsity basketball squad members have found themselves confronted with a challenging start to their 2012 season, suffering three straight losses, including a 61-27 loss to Albion Tuesday, Dec. 14.

But the Royals hit the hardwood on Friday night, Dec. 14, looking to right the ship against LCAA rival Ida. Blissfield jumped out to a 32-16 halftime lead that they wouldn’t relinquish as they held on secure their first victory of the season 61-51 over the Bluestreaks.

For the complete story, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.

lissfield’s Jacob Kopka drives the lane before dishing the ball to a teammate for an easy layup against Ida. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc. Photo by Chad Hutchinson.



Royal women bowlers win first outing

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18th December

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield men’s and women’s varsity bowling squads opened their first official season as a Royal varsity sport against the Onsted Wildcats Friday, Dec. 14.

The women were victorious, as they rolled their was to a 17-13 victory, while the men were defeated 27-3.

For the complete story on the inaugural competition for the Blissfield High School bowlers, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.


Lake leads Bobcats to pair of TCC wins

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18th December

Colin Lake nailed a three-point shot with four seconds left on the clock to help the Whiteford Bobcats men’s basketball team secure a league-opening victory over TCC foe Summerfield, Tuesday , Dec. 11, with a score of 51-48.

The Bobcats furthered their winning ways Friday evening, Dec. 14, defeating Whitmore Lake 72-46.

For the complete stories on these games and Colin Lake’s outstanding offensive performances, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.


Bobcat women defeat Summerfield

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18th December

The Whiteford women’s varsity basketball team routed Summerfield 57-25 at Summerfield Dec. 11.

For the complete story of the game and individual performances, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.


Blissfield wrestling wins SMCC tourney

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18th December

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield varsity wrestling squad went 5-0 on Saturday, Dec. 15, to win the Saint Mary’s Catholic Central tournament.

Royal wrestlers defeated Inter City Baptist 66-6, host SMCC 42-36, Lasher 60-12, Tecumseh 38-30 and Southgate Anderson 42-41.

For the rest of the story including individual results, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. River Raisin Publications, Inc. Copyright 2012.


BHS cheer squads shine at Onsted

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18th December

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield varsity cheer squad had a rocky start to its 2012 campaign, before rallying to a second-place finish at the Onsted Invitational Saturday, Dec. 15, coming just 1.08 points shy of vaulting themselves past the first-place Addison squad.

The Lady Royals had finished sixth out of nine teams at the Grass Lake Invitational Dec. 8, followed by a fifth-place finish at Ida Dec. 12.

The Blissfield Middle School cheer squad also competed in the Onsted Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 15, and defeated Morenci, Addison and Madison to bring home the first-place hardware.

For the complete story on the BHS competitive cheer team’s season thus far as well as team photos with trophies, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.



Blissfield women win two for 5-0 record

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18th December

The Blissfield women’s varsity basketball team has extended their season record to a perfect 5-0 with a 48-36 victory over the Tecumseh Indians on Tuesday, Dec. 11, and a 51-42 overtime win on their home court against the LCAA rival Ida Bluestreaks on Friday night, Dec. 14

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For the full story on these games, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.