Tag Archives: Boys soccer

Lewis Mills scores with 10 seconds left to beat Suffield and win state final

NEW BRITAIN, Nov, 18 – It has been 17 years since the Lewis Mills boys soccer team had played for a state championship and 20 years since they won one. The Spartans added the second state championship in school history in dramatic fashion Saturday afternoon at Willow Brook Park. Nine-time champion Suffield scored twice toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Coventry pulls away from Canton to advance in Class S soccer tournament

COVENTRY, Nov. 10 – The Coventry High boys soccer team scored two goals in less than a minute in the final six minutes to beat No. 15 Canton in the Class S quarterfinals on a cold, brisk Friday afternoon, 4-1. The No. 7 Patriots had a 1-0 halftime lead thanks to a goal from MikeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton booters nip Parish Hill, 1-0 to advance; Avon blanked by E.O. Smith

CHAPLIN, Nov. 8 – The Canton High boys soccer team gets another opportunity to play Coventry again. The Warriors advanced in the Class S tournament Wednesday with a 1-0 second round victory over No. 2 Parish Hill. The win allows No. 15 Canton (9-7-2) to move on to the quarterfinals where they will face NCCCContinue ReadingContinue Reading

No. 17 Avon blanks Jonathan Law to advance in Class L tournament

MILFORD, Nov. 6 – How do you survive in a league that includes three teams in the top 10 of the state coaches poll? No. 16 Jonathan Law found out on Monday night in the first round of the Class L tournament. No. 17 Avon earned a trip to the state tournament by playing toughContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Tanner has two goals as Canton boys advance in Class S by beating Portland

CANTON, Nov. 6 – Axel Tanner scored two goals as the No. 15 Canton High boys soccer team advanced in the CIAC Class S tournament with a 2-0 victory over No. 18 Portland on the turf field Monday afternoon. Tanner scored his first goal with 24:15 left in the first half after Portland was calledContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon to host several games under the lights as part of Spirit Week

AVON, Oct. 23 – It’s Fall Spirit Week in Avon and with that comes the annual games under the lights at the high school. Action under the lights begins on Wednesday night when the Avon High girls volleyball team (15-3) hosts Woodstock Academy (14-3) beginning at 6 p.m. The Falcons earned their 15th win of theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Under Vaudreuil, Tulsa Roughnecks earn first-ever playoff berth in USL

TULSA, Oklahoma – A year ago, the Tulsa Roughnecks soccer team had the worst record in the Western Conference of the United Soccer League (5-21-4), scoring a league-low 25 goals. Twelve months later, the Roughnecks (14-14-4) have finished in the top eight of the USL’s Western Conference and secured the franchise’s first-ever playoff berth underContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Young Canton soccer team continuing to learn, blanked by Ellington

CANTON, Oct. 9 – It’s a young team on the field this fall for the Canton High boys soccer team. The Warriors (3-5-1) are learning as they progress through the campaign. The team has just five seniors and a host of juniors and underclassmen who are gaining varsity experience on the field. Canton dropped aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon to play in CCC West’s Patriot Division in most sports

With the departure of Rockville and Weaver in June, the Central Connecticut Conference stands at 31 teams and they have realigned their divisions. There will be four leagues – CCC North, CCC West, CCC South and CCC East. In each league, there are two divisions and there will be eight division champions crowned in eachContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Booster Club recognizes Avon seniors planning to play collegiate sports

AVON, May 22 – The Avon High Booster Club recently recognized 17 senior athletes who plan on playing varsity sports in college. Athletes from seven different teams were represented at the reception that was attended by athletes, their coaches and families. Avon athletic director Tim Filon congratulated the athletes on their accomplishments in athletics andContinue ReadingContinue Reading