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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

Avon girls four takes silver; Mills boys team wins state title in crew

NEW PRESTON – The Avon High crew team had four medal winning shells at the recent Connecticut Public School Rowing Association (CPSRA) state championship meet on Lake Waramaug. Nearby Lewis Mills won their first-ever state championship when their boys four team won with a dominating 27-second victory over second place Lyme/Old Lyme. Avon’s girls varsityContinue ReadingContinue Reading

College update: Dorney brothers meet at NCAA tournament

It was a family reunion for Avon’s Dorney brothers at the recent NCAA Division II men’s soccer tournament game in Canton, N.Y., when St. Lawrence University defeated the University of Scranton, 2-0. Senior Michael Dorney is a defender for Scranton (11-7-2) while freshman Stephen Dorney is a defender for St. Lawrence (16-4-2). Michael played inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon Booster Club to hold annual ticket drive Sunday and Spirit Week next week

AVON — The Avon High Booster Club will be holding its annual ticket fundraising drive this Sunday, Sept. 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Dozens of current athletes will be canvassing the town seeking donations.   A year ago, the students raised $8,000. Proceeds help the Booster Club purchase essential gear, supplies and training forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon athletes who will play in college recognized

AVON – The Avon High Booster Club recently recognized 23 students who will be playing varsity sports in college. Athletes from 10 different Avon High teams were represented at the reception hosted by the Booster Club and attended by athletes, their coaches and families. “The fact that so many of our student-athletes are taking theirContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Two Avon High crew teams win medals at New England regatta

AVON – The Avon High crew team had a good fall as the Falcons continued to grow and succeed on the water.  At the fifth annual New England high school and junior high championship regatta on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester in October, Avon’s novice girls boat finished second out of 20 boats with a timeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Power 10 grows to serve crew and fitness community

It began simply as a search for space for the athletes on the Avon High crew team to practice in the winter. It has blossomed into a business that is helping crew athletes across the state and is helping the general public get into and stay in shape. Power 10, an indoor rowing center inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon crew team has four boats win medals at state public school regatta

NEW PRESTON – The Avon High crew program continues to grow. The Falcons won more medals at this year’s Connecticut Public School Rowing Association championships at Lake Waramaug than they have ever won in a single season. Four boats won medals including the Boys Novice 8, which finished first. Avon’s girls varsity four finished secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon High athletes earn All-NCCC, All-State, All-New England honors

Over 30 athletes from Avon High have been recognized for their achievements this fall with All Conference, All State and All New England honors. Combined, Avon’s seven varsity teams this fall won 91 games and lost just 25.  CREW: Avon High’s boys crew first varsity four boat won a New England championship in October atContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spring high school campaign begins on Wednesday for Avon, Canton

Despite the chilly temperatures, the spring season for high school sports opens on Wednesday with Canton and Avon High athletes hitting the fields. There are three new coaches in Canton while six Avon High teams look to defend championships they won last spring. A schedule for the first 10 days of the season is includedContinue ReadingContinue Reading