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Women’s basketball: Jan. 29, 2014

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28th January

The Whiteford women’s varsity basketball team pulled out a pair of victories over the Clinton Redskins and Erie-Mason Eagles.

The Lady Bobcats came out on top 48-44 against Clinton Jan. 17 and trounced Erie-Mason 48-29 Jan. 21.

For the complete story on these wins as well as the Blissfield-Britton Deerfield women’s basketball matchup, please pick up the Jan. 29, 2014, edition of The Advance.


Blissfield wrestling: Jan. 29, 2014, edition

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28th January

The Blissfield varsity wrestling team hit the mat last Wednesday and muscled its way to a 41-27 victory over Hillsdale.

The Royals also sent a trio of wrestlers to the county all-star tournament Friday at Adrian College. Representing the purple and gold were Noah Nieman, Caleb Bangerter and Dakota Underwood.

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


Men’s basketball: Jan. 29, 2014, edition

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28th January

The Whiteford varsity men’s basketball team went 2-1 in their previous three contests. The Bobcats were edged by TCC rival Madison 47-43 Jan. 14. Whiteford responded with back-to-back wins over Clinton 77-52 (Jan. 17) and Erie-Mason 79-64 (Jan. 21).

See the Jan. 29, 2014, edition for the full Britton Deerfield vs Blissfield men’s basketball story, too, as the Patriots defeated Blissfield 60-50.


Blissfield Bowling: Jan. 29, 2014, edition

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28th January

The Blissfield men’s and women’s varsity bowling teams have been finding their winning ways on the lanes recently.

The women’s team posted a pair of wins with a 27-3 victory over Onsted (Jan. 14) and 26-4 win over Columbia Central last Tuesday.

The men’s team came up just short of defeating Onsted (Jan. 14) 17-13 but rebounded for a 17-13 win over Columbia Central last Tuesday.

For the complete story and more photos, please pick up the Jan. 29, 2014, edition of The Advance.



Cancellations: Monday, Jan. 27

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27th January

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

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21st January

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

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21st January

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

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21st January

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

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21st January

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

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10th January

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.