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RHAM bounces Avon from CCC volleyball tournament; Coventry wins in NCCC

GLASTONBURY, Nov. 4 – The Avon High girls volleyball team ran into undefeated RHAM in the quarterfinals of the Central Connecticut Conference tournament and were eliminated on Thursday by a 3-0 score, 25-6. 25-11 and 25-10. Undefeated RHAM (22-0) was just too strong for Avon with 43 kills in the three-game match while the FalconsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sparks becomes second Canton runner to win a cross country state title

MANCHESTER, Oct. 28 – Max Sparks has his eye on the big picture. After finishing second here at the Class SS championships, he wanted to become just the second Canton runner to win a state title in cross country. “He didn’t start out recklessly fast like he did last year,” Canton High coach Tim O’DonnellContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton snaps long losing streak with hard-fought victory over Nonnewaug

CANTON, Oct. 28 – After giving up two touchdowns and the lead in the final 1:32 of the second quarter, the Canton High football team took command in Saturday’s Pequot Conference game with Nonnewaug on the turf field at the high school. Canton ate up 11:15 of the third quarter with a methodical drive andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton native Vaudreuil gets two-year extension with Roughnecks

Canton native David Vaudreuil has signed a new, two-year extension to continue as the head coach of the Tulsa Roughnecks in the United Soccer League (USL). In his first year with the Oklahoma-based Roughnecks, Vaudreuil led the team to a 14-14-4 record and its first-ever playoff appearance. “We are thrilled to say our first, off-seasonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton spikers need two wins in final four matches to secure state tourney berth

CANTON, Oct. 23 — The Canton High girls volleyball team picked up two victories last week and is just two wins away from qualifying for the CIAC Class S tournament for the third consecutive year. Canton (6-10, 3-9 NCCC) needs eight wins to earn an invitation to the state tournament. Last Tuesday, the Warriors beatContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Undefeated Canton girls race to first league championship in 38 years

WINDSOR LOCKS, Oct. 21 – As September approached, Canton High coach Tim O’Donnell wasn’t sure how many runners he would have on the girls cross country team. Six runners graduated and two were set to return – senior Belle Magna and junior Helena Winkler. “I was very concerned we wouldn’t have enough people to score,”Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Sparks wins second straight NCCC title; leads Canton to third place finish

WINDSOR LOCKS, Oct. 21 – Canton High senior Max Sparks thought about going after the league record at the NCCC cross country championship meet on Saturday afternoon at Windsor Locks High. Sparks turned in a time of 15:54 a week ago in Canton’s final dual meet of the season in Windsor Locks – the hostContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton, Avon football teams both shutout in Friday night action

CANTON, Oct. 20 – Quarterback Jameson Gill threw three touchdown passes as the Windsor Locks/Suffield/East Granby co-op football team blanked Canton, 32-0, Friday night in a Pequot Uncas Division contest under portable lights on the turf field. Gill threw two touchdown passes to Luke Holsey. Zach Bilas returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdownContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Another undefeated NCCC campaign for Granby; Canton rebounds to beat Mills

GRANBY, Oct. 19 – The Granby High field hockey blanked Canton, 3-0, on Tuesday night in NCCC action to finish undefeated in the league for the third straight season. The Bears, who have won a share of the last four league championships, have won 18 straight games since battling to a 1-1 tie with EnfieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton girls soccer team has played plenty of close games

CANTON, Oct. 17 – The Canton High girls soccer team has three games left in the regular season and two are at night. The Warriors (2-9-2, 2-9-2 NCCC) host winless Hartford Classical on Saturday at 7 p.m. under portable lights at the turf field in Canton as part of the annual night doubleheader. The CantonContinue ReadingContinue Reading