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Five Avon High athletes earned first team All-State honors this fall

AVON – Five Avon High athletes earned first team All-State honors for their play on the athletic fields this fall. Cross country runners Zach Bortoff and Emily Foley earned All-State honors along with girls soccer player Megan McKenna and field hockey players Hannah Deppe and Lauren Jeandell. Junior volleyball player Maddy Hart earned second teamContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three Canton athletes earn first team All-State honors

CANTON — Three Canton High athletes earned All-State honors this fall for their performance on the field. Cross country runners Max Sparks and Emily Briggs earned All-State honors along with field hockey player Grace Giancola. Volleyball player Amber Harraden and field hockey player Alexa Szczepanski earned second team All-State honors. Twelve Canton athletes earned All-NCCCContinue ReadingContinue Reading

For the second straight year, Canton to be awarded Michaels Achievement Cup

CANTON — Canton High is one of 15 schools to be selected as a winner of the CIAC’s Michaels Achievement Cup for the 2015-16 season. It’s the second consecutive season that Canton has been recognized with a Michaels Achievement Cup. They were recognized for their efforts during the 2014-15 campaign. The award is presented to recognizeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Hand rallies to upset Avon in Class M field hockey tournament

AVON, Nov. 8 – Erickson Richards goal with 13:74 left in the game helped lift No. 12 Hand-Madison to a 2-1 upset victory over No. 5 Avon in the first round of the Class M field hockey tournament on Tuesday. The Falcons (12-5) took a 1-0 lead with 1:04 left in the first half onContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Two late goals help Immaculate eliminate Canton field hockey, 4-1

DANBURY, Nov. 8 – The Immaculate High field hockey team scored two goals in the final 4:11 to pull away from No. 11 Canton and earn a 4-1 decision in the first round of the Class S state tournament Tuesday. Leading by a goal, Immaculate’s Marissa Halkett scored off an assist from Lauren Garvey withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Town Council to consider $4.6 million proposal for 2 turf fields, new track facility

AVON, Nov. 1 — On Thursday evening, the Avon Town Council will consider a $4.6 million proposal from Town Manager Brandon Robertson to lay down a synthetic turf field, construct a new track and field facility and bleachers on the site of the current Avon High football field and track along with laying down a syntheticContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton field hockey moves closer to Class S tournament bid with victory

STAFFORD, Oct. 20 – Ericka Nedderman scored off an assist from Elizabeth Raynor with 13:52 left in the first half as the Canton High field hockey team continued to move closer to a berth in the CIAC Class S tournament with a 1-0 win over Stafford Thursday night. Goalie Jessica Szczepanski made four saves toContinue 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

Farmington rallies to beat Canton despite three goals from Giancola

CANTON, Oct. 13 – The Farmington High field hockey team has struggled to score goals in the past two weeks. They scored just two goals in the four games coming into Thursday night’s game under the lights with Canton. It didn’t look much better at halftime with Canton holding a two-goal lead. But the IndiansContinue 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