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Whiteford men win first round of regionals

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10th March

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

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6th March

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.


Tuckerman won’t run for county board again

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5th March

Lenawee County Commission Chairman John Tuckerman (R), Blissfield, said Monday he does not plan on seeking a seventh term as the seventh district commissioner. Tuckerman was first elected in 2002 to the commission and is serving his fourth year as the chairman.

Tuckerman’s term expires Dec. 31. Anyone interested in seeking the seventh district commission seat must submit a completed petition to the Lenawee County Clerk by May 1 to be on the August primary ballot.

For the complete story, please see the March 5, 2014, edition of The Advance.