Tag Archives: Boys Cross Country

O’Donnell to be honored as CHSCA coach of the year in cross country

CANTON – Canton’s Tim O’Donnell will be among 23 coaches who will honored as an Outstanding Coaching of the Year by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) at its 53rd annual recognition dinner on Thursday, May 11, at the Aqua Turf in Southington. O’Donnell, who has coached cross country, indoor track and outdoor track andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Five indoor school records fall as Canton track and field team prepares for NCCC

HARTFORD, Jan. 21 – The Canton High indoor track team participated in a pair of invitational events and set five school records over the weekend in preparation for the upcoming North Central Connecticut Conference championships on Monday in New Haven at the Floyd Little Athletic Center. Six Canton athletes were in New Haven on FridayContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Five Avon High athletes earned first team All-State honors this fall

AVON – Five Avon High athletes earned first team All-State honors for their play on the athletic fields this fall. Cross country runners Zach Bortoff and Emily Foley earned All-State honors along with girls soccer player Megan McKenna and field hockey players Hannah Deppe and Lauren Jeandell. Junior volleyball player Maddy Hart earned second teamContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three Canton athletes earn first team All-State honors

CANTON — Three Canton High athletes earned All-State honors this fall for their performance on the field. Cross country runners Max Sparks and Emily Briggs earned All-State honors along with field hockey player Grace Giancola. Volleyball player Amber Harraden and field hockey player Alexa Szczepanski earned second team All-State honors. Twelve Canton athletes earned All-NCCCContinue ReadingContinue Reading

For the second straight year, Canton to be awarded Michaels Achievement Cup

CANTON — Canton High is one of 15 schools to be selected as a winner of the CIAC’s Michaels Achievement Cup for the 2015-16 season. It’s the second consecutive season that Canton has been recognized with a Michaels Achievement Cup. They were recognized for their efforts during the 2014-15 campaign. The award is presented to recognizeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton’s Sparks misses All-New England honors by less than a second

NORTH SCITUATE, R.I., Nov. 12 – Canton junior Max Sparks ran a season-best time of 16:05.59 at Saturday’s New England cross country championships and barely missed earning All-New England honors by less than a second at Ponaganset High School. The top 25 runners finishing the New England championship race earn All-New England honors. Sparks finishedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

With top 20 finish, Canton’s Max Sparks earns berth to New Englands

MANCHESTER, Nov. 4 – Canton junior Max Sparks has one race left in the 2016 cross country season. Sparks will be running at New England cross country championships on Saturday at Ponaganset High School in North Scituate, Rhode Island. Sparks earned All-State honors by finishing 20th at Friday’s State Open championships at Wickham Park in ManchesterContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls take second in Class MM; Bortoff leads Avon boys to fourth place

MANCHESTER, Oct. 29 – RHAM put four girls in the top 20 to unseat the Avon High girls cross country team in the CIAC Class MM championship race Saturday at Wickham Park. RHAM beat the Falcons, 68-99 to win the Class MM championship. Guilford was third with 109 points while East Lyme was fourth withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sparks takes 2nd in Class SS; Canton girls finish third but qualify for State Open

MANCHESTER, Oct. 29 – A year ago, Canton junior Max Sparks was on the junior varsity soccer team racing up and down the synthetic turf field at the high school. On Saturday, Sparks was leading the field at the CIAC Class SS boys cross country championships at Wickham Park in Manchester. But Haddam-Killingworth’s Dan SchumannContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sparks is first Canton boy to win NCCC title; Canton girls are close 2nd in NCCC

WINDSOR LOCKS, Oct. 21 – In the middle of the championship race of the NCCC boys cross country race, Canton junior Max Sparks took the wrong turn. He and three other contenders went in the wrong direction. But he didn’t panic, nor did his fellow competitors. They quickly skidded to a halt, regrouped and chased the leadersContinue ReadingContinue Reading