Tag Archives: Boys Lacrosse

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

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

Neighbors question use of lights, turf for field hockey at proposed AHS facility

AVON – The Avon Town Council and Board of Education got a look at the recommended proposal to install a new synthetic turf field and track and field facility at Avon High in a special joint meeting Thursday night at the Avon Senior Center. Town residents also commented on a $4.04 million proposal to replaceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Four Avon High athletes earn All-State honors this spring

AVON – Four Avon High athletes earned All-State honors for their performance on the field this spring. Geoff Kirk, who won the State Open titles in the shot put and discus, was named to the All-State team along with golfers Jake Avery, Ryan Gorman and Tyler Hahn. Kirk had an outstanding season throwing the shot,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Seven Canton athletes earn All-State honors this spring

CANTON — Seven Canton High athletes earned All-State honors for their play on the field this spring. Baseball player Jake Schaetzel and Class S champion Will Briggs (discus) earned first team All-State honors along with five players from Canton’s state championship girls lacrosse team — Emma Charron, Devon Daubert, Grace Giancola, Amanda Gottlieb and Kaelyn Oliver.Continue Reading

Play for Kurt fundraiser will be Saturday at Buckingham in Avon

AVON, June 4 – An estimated 200 former Avon High lacrosse players, friends and family members are expected to attend the second “Play for Kurt” lacrosse game on Saturday, June 11 at Buckingham Field at 1 p.m. While the event began as the annual Avon High alumni lacrosse game, it has been modified to beContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Falcons snap five-game losing streak with win over Bethel in Class M tourney

AVON, May 28 – The Avon High boys lacrosse team certainly didn’t enter the Class M state tournament on a roll. The Falcons had lost five straight games and six of their last seven contests. Some of the defeats have come at the hands of some outstanding opponents such as No. 5 Simsbury, Xavier, whichContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Lions spoil tournament debut for Canton lacrosse team

BLOOMFIELD, May 27 – The Northwest Catholic boys lacrosse team was too much for Canton as the No. 16 Lions rolled to a 15-5 victory over the Warriors in the first round of the Class S tournament at St. Thomas Seminary. Eddie Melton had two goals for Canton while C.J. Giancola, Jake Whittingslow and JohnContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton lacrosse team beats Lewis Mills to secure first-ever state tournament bid

CANTON, May 14 – There have been no shortcuts for the Canton High boys lacrosse team. They’ve had to pay their dues as they’ve grown as a program. In their first three seasons as a varsity team, the Warriors won a combined total of seven games and none in the NCCC. A year ago, CantonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton erases early deficit to beat Bristol Central, win for third time in five games

BRISTOL, April 23 – The Canton High boys lacrosse team didn’t let an early three-goal deficit rattle their confidence Saturday afternoon against Bristol Central. The Warriors responded with a 9-0 run over the next 15 minutes to earn their second straight victory for the first time in the program’s history with a 13-6 win overContinue ReadingContinue Reading