Tag Archives: Girls Basketball

In shadow of the chanting discussion, Canton girls shut down Windham

CANTON, March 2 – The gym at Canton High was filled with fans again on Thursday night as the defending Class S champion girls basketball team returned to the court to take on No. 14 Windham High in the second round of the CIAC Class S tournament. Two days earlier, a handful of Canton studentsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

East Windsor beats Canton to earn first-ever berth in NCCC Tournament final

EAST WINDSOR, Feb. 21 – Lauren Keel had seven points in a 12-2 run that gave the East Windsor girls basketball the lead and the Panthers sank seven of eight free throws in the final two minutes to beat Canton on Tuesday night, 55-42 and earn a spot in the NCCC Tournament championship game. No.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Defending champion Canton tops Notre Dame-Fairfield for 12th straight victory

FAIRFIELD, Feb. 4 – The Canton High girls basketball team outscored No. 13 Notre Dame-Fairfield by a margin of 14 points in the second and third quarter to earn a 52-37 non-league victory Saturday afternoon and win their 12th straight game. The Warriors (14-2) trailed by five points after one quarter but outscored Notre Dame 24-10Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon graduate Abby Laszewski feels right at home at Wisconsin

Avon High graduate Abby Laszewski feels right at home in Wisconsin. The freshman has seen limited playing time for Wisconsin (5-17, 0-9 Big 10) in 19 games. But she is improving. The Wisconsin State Journal caught up with Abby before Saturday’s game with No. 14 Ohio State. Her best game so far this year wasContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton wins ninth straight win by beating Avon for first time since 2010

CANTON, January 28 – The Canton High girls basketball continues to gain confidence and it showed in a dominating 56-30 non-league victory over a young Avon High squad in a Saturday afternoon matinee at the high school. The Warriors (12-2, 9-2 NCCC) may be the defending Class S state champions but they aren’t the sameContinue ReadingContinue Reading

In Avon, students and athletes celebrate the joy of playing basketball

AVON, Jan. 21 – It’s becoming quite a tradition at Avon High and it’s getting a bit bigger each year. The fourth annual For the Love of the Game contest was held Saturday afternoon with members of the Avon High boys basketball team and the Avon High girls basketball team playing a contest with fellowContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton girls now 7-2 after beating Coventry for fifth straight win

COVENTRY, Jan. 11  – The Canton High girls basketball team has had little trouble the past three games over the past six days. The Warriors had few problems in winning their fifth straight game Wednesday night with a 55-27 decision over Coventry in North Central Connecticut Conference play. On Monday night, senior All-State forward EmilyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton surges in third quarter to beat Granby for fourth victory

GRANBY, Jan. 3 – Emily Briggs had 12 of her game-high 25 points in the third quarter as the Canton High girls basketball team won their second straight game with a 48-28 decision over Granby in North Central Connecticut Conference play on Tuesday night. Abby Charron had 12 for the Warriors (4-2, 3-2 NCCC) whileContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon’s first Winter Spirit Week begins Tuesday

AVON – The Avon High Booster Club is hosting its first annual Winter Spirit Week beginning Tuesday night. The booster club is hosting the event in partnership with the Avon High athletic department and the Falconatics, the student-run spirit organization. There will be five home games this week for Avon High teams. Avon High studentsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Plenty of memorable achievements shared in Collinsville Press in 2016

Thank you for being a part of our Collinsville Press.com family in 2016. In the past 12 months, our traffic more than doubled. More than 114,000 visitors came to the site and viewed our stories and photos more than 706,000 times. Together, we’ve shared some great athletic moments and achievements in 2015. We look forwardContinue ReadingContinue Reading