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Yellowjacket defense dominates as Gilbert/NWR beats Canton, 38-8

CANTON, Sept. 30 – The Canton High football can’t afford to make too many mistakes. Visiting Gilbert/Northwestern caused five turnovers Saturday and Billy Komons ran for a game-high 160 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Yellowjackets to a 38-8 Pequot Uncas Division victory over Canton. Gilbert/NWR quarterback Chase Sanden intercepted three passes as theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Pequot Conference realigns into three divisions; Canton in West with Granby

The Pequot Football Conference is realigning for the third consecutive season. The 19-team league is moving back to a three division format with six teams in each division (West, East, South). Enfield, which will be a co-op team with Fermi, will play one more year in the league but won’t be in a division. EnfieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Falcons finish season, stint in Pequot Conference with big win over Gilbert/NWR

By Ted Glanzer AVON, Nov. 25 — The Avon High football team ended its season and its membership in the Pequot Conference in style on Tuesday evening with a 48-7 thrashing of longtime rival Gilbert/Northwestern.  A predicted snowstorm for Wednesday and Thursday coupled with a few more losses than expected meant that it wasn’t quiteContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Ortiz, Yellowjackets run away from Canton

CANTON — There were times that the Canton High football team thought they had Gilbert/Northwestern running back Tony Ortiz contained. And then he would accelerate away for a big gain. Ortiz ran for a game-high 293 yards on 32 carries to spark the Yellowjackets to a 28-15 win over Canton on Saturday. Canton could have takenContinue ReadingContinue Reading