Tag Archives: Boys soccer

Going into season finale, Canton boys soccer team has won two in a row

HARTFORD, Oct. 28 – The season hasn’t exactly gone as planned for the Canton High boys soccer team. The Warriors were hoping to build upon last year’s season when Canton won 13 games – the most victories in a single season since 2003 — and advanced to the Class S quarterfinals. But Canton (5-10) has struggledContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Win by Southington eliminates Avon booters from state tournament contention

SOUTHINGTON, Oct. 28 – Senior John Testa scored on a rebound of a shot from teammate Alex Fausto midway through the second half to lift the Southington High boys soccer team to a 1-0 win over Avon in CCC Central Region action Friday night at Fontana Field. The victory eliminates Avon (4-9-2) from CIAC ClassContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury hands Avon another 1-goal defeat in a challenging campaign for AHS

AVON, Oct. 24 – It hasn’t been easy for the Avon High boys soccer team this fall. Coming off back-to-back Class L state championships, the Falcons have struggled to score goals and pick up wins. Avon has played in six overtime games this year and has gone 1-3-2. Eight contests have been decided by oneContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Frawley scores goal to lift Canton girls soccer to 1-0 win over Windsor Locks

WINDSOR LOCKS, Oct. 21 – It’s been a challenge for the Canton High girls soccer team to score goals this season. The Warriors, who have been shutout in eight of 11 games, have been able to get shots on net but it’s been difficult to finish with goals. But on Friday, the Warriors were ableContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spirit Week in Avon begins next week with full slate of games under the lights

AVON – Avon High will hold their annual October Spirit Week games under the lights next week beginning next Monday under portable lights at the high school. Along with the games, the Avon High Booster Club will be donating proceeds from the bake sales at the contests to Vie for the Kids – the initiativeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Night games begin Thursday night in Canton at the turf field

CANTON – It’s Alumni Weekend at Canton High and that means the annual varsity athletic contests under the lights and the Canton High Wall of Fame induction reception on Friday evening. Four Canton High graduates will be recognized for their achievements in their communities and professions – Jesse Anderson (Class of 1957), Gerry deSimas, Jr.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Games under the lights set for alumni weekend in Canton on Oct. 13-15

CANTON – It’s Alumni Weekend at Canton High and that means the annual varsity athletic contests under the lights and the Canton High Wall of Fame induction reception on Friday evening. Four Canton High graduates will be recognized for their achievements in their communities and professions – Jesse Anderson (Class of 1957), Gerry deSimas, Jr.Continue 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

Avon’s Marty deLivron to be inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

Former Avon High boys soccer and baseball coach Marty deLivron will be inducted into the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) Hall of Fame at their 40th annual ceremony on November 17 at the Aqua Turf in Southington.  DeLivron will be among seven coaches, one athletic director, a legendary military member and a media member whoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Strassner signs letter of intent to play at Georgetown

AVON – Avon High senior Riley Strassner has signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Georgetown next fall. He is one of six recruits signed by the Hoyas, who had six players sign with Major League Soccer. “We’re really happy with the Class of 2020 as the group is both talented and aContinue ReadingContinue Reading