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Stories from Canton

Thousands come to see Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford for themselves

HARTFORD, April 11 – It was 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning and Ellington’s Bob Olinatz was awake. And he couldn’t get back to sleep. Dunkin Donuts Park was on his mind. And he couldn’t put it aside. “I woke up thinking about and couldn’t wait to get here. I’ve been dying to get in hereContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Coventry raps out 16 hits to hand Canton baseball team first loss of the season

COVENTRY, April 10 – Ryan Enns continues to get extra base hits for the Canton High baseball team. In three games, the junior has six hits on the young season including four doubles. Enns was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and one RBI Monday against Coventry but it wasn’t enough in a 13-3 NorthContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton boys lacrosse team wins opener but then drops two in a row

CANTON, April 10 – A year ago, the Canton High boys lacrosse team went 7-9 to earn a spot in the CIAC Class S tournament for the first time in school history. This season, a young Canton team is looking to build upon that experience. The Warriors are 1-2 after three games. Canton (1-2, 0-2Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Defending state champion Canton dominates undermanned Avon, 17-7

CANTON, April 8 – Avon High’s second-year girls lacrosse coach Kyle Kramek is optimistic about the upcoming season. His Falcons had a rough season a year ago with a young team and a challenging schedule resulting in just three wins in 15 outings. “We’re so excited,” he said Saturday after Avon’s season opening game againstContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Hard-hitting Canton has 13 hits in 14-1 win over SMSA at Bowdoin Field

CANTON, April 7 – Gavin Wood was 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and three RBI to lead the Canton High baseball team to their second straight victory with a 14-1 NCCC victory over Sport Medicine Science Academy Friday afternoon at Bowdoin Field. The Warriors (2-0, 2-0 NCCC) had 13 hits in the game. FirstContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Enns has three hits including two doubles as Canton 9 top Locks in opener

CANTON, April 5 – Ryan Enns was 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles to help lift the Canton High baseball team to a 7-5 NCCC victory over Windsor Locks Wednesday in the season opening contest at Bowdoin Field. The Warriors (1-0, 1-0 NCCC) had eight hits and scored five runs in the fourth, fifth andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

In boys tennis, Warriors hope to be a contender in NCCC this spring

CANTON, April 2 – With three seniors at the top of the lineup, the Canton High boys tennis team is looking for a strong campaign. The Warriors, 5-9 a year ago, will be led by seniors Joe Bowman, Liam Connolly and Brian Barger, most likely in the top three singles spots. Bowman lost just onceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Briggs earns All-State honors for second year; 18 players earn All-NCCC recognition

CANTON, April 3 – Canton senior forward Emily Briggs earned All-State honors in basketball for the second straight year in voting conducted by coaches from around the state and the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA). Briggs is the fourth girls in school history to earn All-State honors for multiple seasons in basketball. Teammate MaggieContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Roughnecks beat another playoff team

TULSA, Okla, April 1 – A goal from Joey Calistri helped lift the Tulsa Roughnecks to a 1-0 win over the Rio Grande Valley Toros in the rain Saturday night in United Soccer League action. The Roughnecks are now 2-0 under first-year coach David Vaudreuil, who grew up in Canton. Tulsa, which finished last inContinue Reading

Tulsa booters score four times in season-opening win and Vaudreuil’s USL debut

TULSA, Okla., March 25 – The Tulsa Roughnecks, who scored a season-low 25 goals a year ago when they finished last in the United Soccer League’s Western Conference, scored four goals to give new head coach David Vaudreuil his first USL coaching win with a 4-1 decision over the Colorado Springs Switchbacks on Sunday. TheContinue ReadingContinue Reading