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Lady Royals win District Crown

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2nd March

The Blissfield Lady Royals captured their second straight district championship title Friday night, Feb. 28, defeating the Lady Patriots of Britton Deerfield on home court by a score of 51-34.

They now move to regional action.

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

Lady Royals to face BD women in District Final

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26th February

In District semi-final action Wednesday night at Blissfield High School, Britton Deerfield and Blissfield emerged as victors. The Lady Royals and Lady Patriots are set to square off in the finals Friday night at Blissfield.

BD earned its way into the finals defeating first-round winner Erie-Mason in the first game of the evening by a score of 55-36.

In the final game of the evening, Blissfield jumped out to a 6-0  lead quickly over Whiteford’s Lady Bobcats., stretching that lead to 19-4 by the end of the first quarter. The final score was undefeated Blissfield 65 to Whiteford’s 29.

For the complete story as well as the District final results, please see the March 5 edition of The Advance.

Big Saturday night of events set for Feb. 22: Art, wine, Euchre!

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21st February

Want to get out of the house? The weather’s supposed to be fine Saturday, Feb. 22, and local residents have some fun choices for their time.

The Lights! Art! Action! Festival will take place in downtown Blissfield from 6-8:30 p.m. with self-lighted art displays and warming pits to keep visitors toasty. More than 240 pieces of art are expected in the new Blissfield DDA/Main Street event sponsored by Midwest Energy. From youth to professionals, six mediums of art will be displayed sharing a movement theme: drawing, painting, canvas work, photography, sculpture and pottery. The festival is free, but artwork will be for sale.

Also on Lane Street – 309 S. Lane, just south of the Downtown in Light of Christ Parish Hall – is the Winter Wineout and Beer-Tasting fundraiser for the Miss River Raisin Festival Scholarship Program. Twelve Michigan wines from Chateau … Read More »