Night games begin Thursday night in Canton at the turf field

Canton hosted its first-ever night football game at the high school Friday night against Lewis Mills.

Night games begin Thursday night on the turf field in Canton.

CANTON – It’s Alumni Weekend at Canton High and that means the annual varsity athletic contests under the lights and the Canton High Wall of Fame induction reception on Friday evening.

Four Canton High graduates will be recognized for their achievements in their communities and professions – Jesse Anderson (Class of 1957), Gerry deSimas, Jr. (1981), Candace (Flattery) Freedenberg (1984) and Joshua Sneiderman (1993). A reception will be in the Canton Middle School cafeteria beginning at 5:30 p.m. Contact Lisa Davidson in the school office at 860-693-7707 if you want to attend. Cost is $15 for the reception.
 
There will be several games under the temporary lights on the turf field or gym.

The soccer program will host their annual night soccer games. The night games first began in 1999. It will be the second time that Windsor Locks will be the opponent. The Raiders were last here in 2010 for the night games.

Friday night’s football game with Ellington has been delayed to 7:30 p.m. since the boys soccer team will host SMSA at 3:45 p.m. on the turf field in a rescheduled contest. The football team has been off for two weeks.

  • Thursday, Oct. 13: Field hockey — Farmington at Canton, 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 13: Volleyball – Coventry at Canton, 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 14: Football – Ellington at Canton, 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 14: Volleyball — Granby at Canton, 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 15: Girls soccer – Windsor Locks at Canton, 5:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Oct. 15: Boys soccer: Windsor Locks at Canton, 7:15 p.m.

Alumni field hockey and an alumni soccer games (boys and girls) will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the turf field, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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