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Nine Canton athletes earn All-State honors; Giancola is All-State for third time

CANTON – Nine Canton High athletes earned All-State honors for their performances on the athletic fields this spring while several more earned All-North Central Connecticut Conference honors. Dustin Van Kirk earned All-State honors for becoming the first Canton athlete to win the CIAC decathlon. He had top 10 finishes in seven of 10 events andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon athletes honored for athletic achievements this spring

AVON, July 4 — Nine Avon High athletes earned All-State honors for their play on the field in the spring and one earned All-New England honors. Numerous athletes earned All-CCC honors. Junior golfer Tyler Hahn earned All-State honors by finishing third with a two-under-par 70 to help Avon win its first CIAC Division II state championshipContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Ellington, Granby share NCCC boys tennis championship

Ellington and Granby shared the 2017 NCCC boys tennis championship this spring. Both teams finished with 11-1 records in the league. Ellington did win the NCCC postseason tournament with Kyle Johnson winning the No. 1 singles title and Lucas VanDeventer taking the No. 2 singles crown. For the Bears, Adam Holden and Evan Cramer wonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon finishes second behind Weston at Class M boys tennis championships

NEW HAVEN, May 30 – The Avon High boys tennis team put three singles players and a doubles team in the quarterfinals of the Class M tournament but that is as far as the Falcons could progress. Weston ran away with the tournament, winning their third straight Class M championship with Avon finishing a distant secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Watkinson wins HVAL title, earns another invitation to New England tournament

HARTFORD – Avon’s Jordan Karp helped the Watkinson School boys tennis team win the Hudson Valley League (HVAL) championship recently. Watkinson went undefeated in HVAL league play this season, winning the league title for the second year in a row. Watkinson beat Forman School in Litchfield to win the HVAL tournament crown for the first timeContinue Reading

Spirit Week for spring sports begins Sunday in Avon

AVON, May 6 – The first Spirit Week for spring sports at Avon High will be held beginning Sunday highlighting nearby contests for the Falcons. The Avon High Booster Club, the Avon High athletic department and the student spirit group Falconatics are working together to highlight the contests. Sunday, May 7 CREW vs. Farmington atContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton boys tennis earns first win of season

CANTON, April 17 – The Canton High boys tennis team swept all four singles matches to earn their first victory of the season with a 6-1 NCCC victory over Bolton Monday at Mills Pond Park. Joe Bowman, Brian Barger, Jason Ho and Jared Barter won in singles for the Warriors, now 1-1 on the year.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

In boys tennis, Warriors hope to be a contender in NCCC this spring

CANTON, April 2 – With three seniors at the top of the lineup, the Canton High boys tennis team is looking for a strong campaign. The Warriors, 5-9 a year ago, will be led by seniors Joe Bowman, Liam Connolly and Brian Barger, most likely in the top three singles spots. Bowman lost just onceContinue 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