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Sparks is first Canton runner to win Large Division title at Stratton Brook

SIMSBURY, Sept. 16 – The Canton High cross country program gets plenty of practice running the 5,000 meters at Stratton Brook Park in Simsbury. It has been the home course for the Warriors for years and it is the home of the Stratton Brook Invitational. Senior Max Sparks, who worked hard over the summer toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Looking to extend win streak, Canton beats Farmington for first time since 2006

CANTON – The Canton High field hockey team is undefeated through three games including their first win over Farmington in 11 years. Now, the Warriors try to continue their winning ways this week with a pair of road games at Stafford on Tuesday afternoon and at Haddam-Killingworth on Wednesday. Canton (2-0-1, 0-0-1 NCCC) beat Northwestern,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon residents donate $10,000 to annual booster club fundraising drive

AVON, Sept. 17 – Generosity of Avon residents helped the Avon High Booster Club raise $10,000 this weekend during the annual ticket drive this weekend. More than 140 student athletes representing each of the athletic teams at the high school were escorted around town by 30 parents/drivers. The students knocked on doors to solicit donationsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls capture Connecticut River Invitational for third straight year

CROMWELL, Sept. 16 – The Avon High girls cross country team is off to a good start in 2017. The Falcons, who finished second in Class MM a year ago and won their second straight CCC Central White division title, have a pair of top two invitational finishes after two weeks. Avon finished second inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Tolland’s Carlson has 4 TDs as Eagles hand Avon first loss of the season

AVON, Sept. 16 – A week ago, the Avon High football team opened the season with a 34-point shutout victory over East Catholic – beating the private Catholic school for the first time in over 20 years. But head coach Sal Cintorino said the warning signs late in the week during practice. He could seeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

McKane is part of two record-setting scoring plays in Canton’s loss to Bulldogs

CANTON, Sept. 16 –Canton High quarterback Caleb McKane was involved in two school record scoring plays Saturday as the Warriors hosted the Stafford, East Windsor and Somers co-op football team in a Pequot Conference game. Colton Engel ran for two touchdowns, returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown and threw a 43-yard TD passContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Granby rolls past Raiders for first victory

GRANBY, Sept. 15 – Quarterback Jackson Rome ran for one touchdown and threw a pair of touchdown passes as the Granby High football team earned their first win of the season Friday night with a 43-6 win over Windsor Locks/Suffield/East Granby in a Pequot Uncas Division game. Rome completed 6-of-12 passes for 136 yards andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Gavin Carter runs for 130 yards and touchdown in season-opening loss

DURHAM, Sept. 9 – Sophomore running back Gavin Carter ran for a team-high 130 yards and a 55-yard touchdown but it wasn’t enough as the Coginchaug/Hale Ray co-op team won their first game as a co-op program Saturday with a 36-20 win over Canton. Caleb McKane ran for 85 yards and an 18-yard touchdown onContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Burgos throws 2 TD passes as Avon blanks East Catholic to capture opener

AVON, Sept. 9 – Senior QB Dylan Burgos completed three passes Saturday in the season opener against East Catholic but two were for touchdown passes as the Avon High football team beat the Eagles for the first time since 1995 with a 34-0 victory. Burgos threw a 62-yard touchdown reception to Ryan Ollestad and aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Roundup: Nieves runs for 4 TDs as Simsbury tops Hall in season opener

WEST HARTFORD, Sept. 8 – Rafael Nieves ran for four touchdowns to lead the Simsbury High football team to a dominating 42-7 win over Hall Friday night in CCC Division I action. After scoring a touchdown in the first quarter, Nieves had touchdown runs of 97, 12 and 55 yards. Tate Valerio also caught aContinue ReadingContinue Reading