Tag Archives: East Granby

Continuing to challenge themselves, East Granby loses first game to Torrington

TORRINGTON, April 29 – Two years ago, the East Granby girls softball team won a North Central Connecticut Conference championship with a perfect 16-0 record. It was the first league title at the school in nearly 20 years. A year ago, the Crusaders won their first NCCC Tournament crown. However, each of the last twoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Crusaders take care of some unfinished business, beat Granby in NCCC title game

WINDSOR LOCKS, May 26 – A year ago, the East Granby softball team ran the table in the North Central Connecticut Conference with an undefeated regular season campaign (20-0) to win a conference championship. It was the first league title by the Crusaders since the girls basketball team nearly 20 years earlier in 1996. ButContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton looks good, beats East Granby for 11th win

EAST GRANBY, Jan. 26 – Everyone got a chance to contribute Tuesday night as the Canton High girls basketball team won their third straight game with a 70-31 win over East Granby in NCCC action. “It was one of those feel good games,” Canton coach Brian Medeiros said. “Everyone got an opportunity play and itContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton girls 2nd at NCCC championships; Boys run well and take 4th

WINDSOR LOCKS, Oct. 24 – It’s not about quantity with the Canton High girls cross country team. It’s quality. There are just seven runners on coach Tim O’Donnell’s varsity team. The margin for error is nil. But the Warriors are doing very nicely. With five runners earning All-NCCC honors Saturday, Canton (11-1) finished second atContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Comstock moved by support back home for his attempt to cross English Channel

DOVER, England, Aug. 12 – East Granby swimmer Doug Comstock wasn’t able to complete his quest to swim across the English Channel on Tuesday but he was deeply moved with the support he has received from friends across the state and the world. Comstock, 60, was attempting to become one of the oldest swimmers to completeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Comstock waits for good conditions to swim across English Channel

East Granby’s Doug Comstock, the Canton High graduate who hopes to swim across the English Channel, is in England waiting for favorable conditions to embark on his swim. He is continuing to swim an hour each day to be ready should the conditions improve. When the captain of his escort boat decides the weather isContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Undefeated East Granby/Granby softball rolls to District 6 championship

TORRINGTON, July 6 – The group of girls that comprise the East Granby/Granby Little League softball team has won before. For the past two seasons, the squad captured the District 6 championship in the 9-10 age division. The team is still winning. East Granby/Granby completed a dominating run to capture the District 6 Major Division (agesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

A special time and a special championship for East Granby softball

WINDSOR LOCKS, May 29 – For the players on the East Granby girls softball team, this is simply the way things are. They are close friends. They hang out together on and off the field. They win softball games. The Crusaders have put together an amazing season. East Granby ran the table in the regularContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton 9-10 baseball team beats Avon to win first-ever District 6 championship

CANTON – The Canton Little League 9-10 baseball All-Star team captured its first-ever District 6 championship on Sunday with an 8-2 victory over Avon. Canton, now 5-1 on the summer, advances to the state tournament where they will participate in the double-elimination Division II tournament at Peter Foley Little League in Naugatuck against Farmington (District 5)Continue ReadingContinue Reading