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Canton girls win three to improve to 10-0; Canton boys take three and are 9-1

STAFFORD, Oct. 4 – Led by Jane Frawley, who won her third dual meet race of the season, the Canton High girls cross country team remained the only undefeated team in the North Central Connecticut Conference (NCCC) with victories over Stafford, East Granby and Hartford Classical on Tuesday. Canton (10-0, 10-0 NCCC) had three ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton field hockey team splits a pair of NCCC contests

CANTON, Oct. 2 – The Canton High field hockey team split a pair of North Central Connecticut Conference contests last week. The Warriors blanked Somers, 5-0, for their fourth shutout victory of the season. But two days later, Granby, ranked No. 7 in the state coaches poll, handed Canton a 2-1 defeat on the turfContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury snaps No. 10 Avon’s five-game winning streak with 1-0 decision

AVON, Oct. 3 – A day after the Avon High field hockey team made their debut in the state coaches top 10 poll, the No. 10 Falcons suffered their first loss of the season. Simsbury goalie Sarah Ackels made 16 saves to help the visiting Trojans to a 1-0 win over Avon on Tuesday. CoraContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite season-high four goals, Canton girls fall to undefeated Coventry

COVENTRY, Oct. 2 – The Canton High girls soccer team scored the most goals they’ve scored in a single game this season with four goals against host Coventry on Monday. But the undefeated Patriots (6-0-1) scored five second-half goals to beat Canton, 6-4 in NCCC action. It was the fourth road game in the lastContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Newest edition of state football record book is released

The Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance is pleased to release the 2017 Connecticut high school football record book.  This is the 18th edition of the record book, a compilation of records and historical information from newspapers, team statisticians, coach’s records and individual research. Some of the new information in this year’s record book includes: The leading scorer in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon takes a game from Farmington but Indians remain in control of rivalry

AVON, Oct. 2 – It’s been eight years since the Avon High girls volleyball team beat Farmington when the Falcons won a 3-2 decision in 2009. Since then, it’s been nine straight losses to the Indians including eight by shutout. Farmington has been a powerhouse lately. The Indians won the Class L championship in 2015Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Third annual Jete Open charity mini golf tournament to benefit elementary school

AVON — The third annual Jete Open charity miniature golf tournament will be held on Sunday, October 15, from noon to 4 p.m. at Farmington Miniature Golf on Route 4 in Farmington. The tournament is being organized by 17-year-old Connor Harris, a senior at Avon High School. For $15, golfers can play a round ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sparks is 2nd at Festival of Champions in Maine; Canton girls undefeated in NCCC

BELFAST, Maine, Sept. 30 – The Canton High cross country decided to challenge once again themselves this weekend by competing in the Maine Festival of Champions at Trey Howard Middle School – the site of this year’s New England cross country championships. There were 80 boys and 80 girls teams and nearly 1,900 runners atContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Yellowjacket defense dominates as Gilbert/NWR beats Canton, 38-8

CANTON, Sept. 30 – The Canton High football can’t afford to make too many mistakes. Visiting Gilbert/Northwestern caused five turnovers Saturday and Billy Komons ran for a game-high 160 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Yellowjackets to a 38-8 Pequot Uncas Division victory over Canton. Gilbert/NWR quarterback Chase Sanden intercepted three passes as theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Bloomfield leaves no doubt in win over Avon; South Windsor rally beats Simsbury

BLOOMFIELD, Sept. 28 – Freshman quarterback Daron Bryden completed 6-of-6 passes for 205 yards and three touchdowns as the Bloomfield High football team ran away from Avon Thursday night with a 47-0 victory in a CCC Division III contest at Phil Tobin Stadium. A year ago, the Warhawks were ranked in the top 10 inContinue ReadingContinue Reading