Tag Archives: Canton

McKane is part of two record-setting scoring plays in Canton’s loss to Bulldogs

CANTON, Sept. 16 –Canton High quarterback Caleb McKane was involved in two school record scoring plays Saturday as the Warriors hosted the Stafford, East Windsor and Somers co-op football team in a Pequot Conference game. Colton Engel ran for two touchdowns, returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown and threw a 43-yard TD passContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton boys hold off Granby rally to earn NCCC Tournament victory

GRANBY, Feb. 27 – The Canton High boys basketball team has given away their share of leads this season – especially in the fourth quarter. It didn’t happen on Saturday night. Connor Fallon drained a three-point shot with 38.4 seconds remaining to cut a six-point Canton lead to three. But the Warriors remained composed, sinkingContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon thrilled to outlast Coventry, 9-8 and take home NCCC Tournament title

WINDSOR LOCKS, May 29 – Avon High coach Jonathan Yolles could see the excitement and energy that his Falcons brought to the field Friday in the NCCC Tournament at Veteran’s Field. “They were very excited about this,” he said. “This is the most energy I’ve seen from them all year.” Avon needed that energy andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Former Canton man dies in bicycling accident in MA

CANTON, Aug. 28 — Alex Motsenigos, who graduated from Canton High in 1988, died on Friday, Aug. 24, after being hit by a car riding his bicycle near his home in Wellesley, Mass. Motsenigos, 41, leaves behind a wife and a six-year-old son.Continue Reading

2012 Farmington Valley football schedule

The 2012 high school football schedule for the six high school teams from the Farmington Valley — Avon, Canton, Granby, Farmington, Lewis Mills and Simsbury.Continue Reading

Magna and Canton friends help Tobacco Valley win first Connecticut Collegiate Baseball League title

SIMSBURY, August 9 – There has always been a bit of a tug-of-war over Brian Magna’s athletic soul.Continue Reading

Opening salvo by Avon too much for Canton in D6 tournament

AVON, July 8 – Avon’s Major Division All-Star team (ages 11-12) continued to roll in the District 6 baseball tournament Sunday. Avon won its fifth straight game with an 11-0 win over Canton in four innings in the opening game of the four-team double elimination portion of the tournament. Avon (5-0) will face Burlington (4-1)Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite a 9-1 record, Indians miss playoffs

FARMINGTON, Nov. 24 – For the second time in its history, a 9-1 record isn’t good enough for a playoff berth for the Farmington High football team. The Indians won their ninth game of the season against Plainville on Thanksgiving morning, 34-6 as sophomore Ivan Guadalupe ran for 144 yards and 3 TDs. But theContinue Reading

Canton falls to Tigerhawks

SIMSBURY, Nov. 17 –  Sport Medicine Science Academy/University High scored on their first four possessions of the second half to earn a 36-8 victory over Canton under the lights at Simsbury High on Thursday night. Rashod Cauley caught a six passes for 169 yards and two TDs while QB Wilfredo Alicea completed 7-of-11 passes forContinue Reading

Games postponed due to outage

With the lengthy power outage caused by heavy, wet snow on Saturday, Oct. 28, there was no football for Farmington Valley teams on Friday. Farmington at Middletown and Simsbury at Southington was postponed because neither Farmington nor Simsbury have been in school all week due to the power outage. The snow brought down trees andContinue Reading