Tag Archives: Field Hockey

Giancola has 4 goals as Canton dominates Southington in first-ever game, 7-1

SOUTHINGTON, Oct. 11 – In the first-ever game between two programs, the Canton High field hockey team scored seven unanswered goals including a career-high four from Grace Giancola as the Warriors rolled to 7-1 victory over Southington on Tuesday. Giancola had four goals and two assists to lead Canton (4-6) to their second win inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton erases 3-goal deficit to force OT, but Cougars prevail, 5-4

HADDAM, Sept. 26 – The Canton High girls field hockey erased a three-goal deficit to force overtime but host Haddam-Killingworth was able to come up with the game-winning goal to beat the Warriors, 5-4 in a non-league contest on Monday. Canton’s Grace Giancola scored her second goal of the game with 11:22 left in regulationContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Games under the lights set for alumni weekend in Canton on Oct. 13-15

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

Neighbors question use of lights, turf for field hockey at proposed AHS facility

AVON – The Avon Town Council and Board of Education got a look at the recommended proposal to install a new synthetic turf field and track and field facility at Avon High in a special joint meeting Thursday night at the Avon Senior Center. Town residents also commented on a $4.04 million proposal to replaceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

In first-ever meeting, Bethel blanks Canton field hockey team

BETHEL, Sept. 15 – In the past two years, two teams have left the North Central Connecticut Conference for the Central Connecticut Conference. Avon left in 2015 and Enfield left in September after merging with Fermi High. That has left quite a gap in the schedule for the Canton High field hockey team and otherContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Granby holds off late Canton rally; Avon field hockey team blanks Wethersfield

GRANBY, Sept. 13 – Canton’s Grace Giancola scored a pair of second half goals and had an assist but the Granby High field hockey team had enough firepower to beat the Warriors, 4-3, in a NCCC contest Tuesday afternoon in the season opening contest for both schools. Early in the second half, the host BearsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Jean Hunt, who helped provide athletic opportunities for girls, passes away

Jean Hunt, the legendary Farmington High coach who helped expand and establish opportunities for girls to compete in high school sports in Connecticut, died on Friday in her hometown of Lexington, Mass., where she had been living for some time. Hunt helped establish the first state tournaments in volleyball, basketball and field hockey. She coachedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Committee appointed to come up with final proposal for sports facilities

AVON, April 9 – The Avon Town Council has appointed a seven-person committee to work out the details of a proposed synthetic turf field, a new six or eight-lane track and field facility and lights for the complex at Avon High School. The committee will work with Glastonbury architect BSG Group to come up withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury’s Deitz, Mills’ O’Donnell to receive Casey Courage award at Gold Key dinner

Two exceptional Farmington Valley athletes will be honored for their courage at the upcoming 75th annual Gold Key banquet in April. Simsbury High junior Danny Deitz and Lewis Mills senior Nicole O’Donnell have been selected to receive the Bob Casey Courage Award from the Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance. Deitz, a football and lacrosse player at Simsbury,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Sharp, new championship banners in the Canton High gym

CANTON – If you’ve visited the Canton High gymnasium recently, you’ve seen the new championship banners hanging in the gym to recognize the accomplishments of Canton athletes over the past several decades. Craig DeAngelis, the athletic coordinator at Canton High, worked with the Canton Booster Club to design and arrange for manufacture of the newContinue ReadingContinue Reading