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Avon to host several games under the lights as part of Spirit Week

AVON, Oct. 23 – It’s Fall Spirit Week in Avon and with that comes the annual games under the lights at the high school. Action under the lights begins on Wednesday night when the Avon High girls volleyball team (15-3) hosts Woodstock Academy (14-3) beginning at 6 p.m. The Falcons earned their 15th win of theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton girls soccer team has played plenty of close games

CANTON, Oct. 17 – The Canton High girls soccer team has three games left in the regular season and two are at night. The Warriors (2-9-2, 2-9-2 NCCC) host winless Hartford Classical on Saturday at 7 p.m. under portable lights at the turf field in Canton as part of the annual night doubleheader. The CantonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite season-high four goals, Canton girls fall to undefeated Coventry

COVENTRY, Oct. 2 – The Canton High girls soccer team scored the most goals they’ve scored in a single game this season with four goals against host Coventry on Monday. But the undefeated Patriots (6-0-1) scored five second-half goals to beat Canton, 6-4 in NCCC action. It was the fourth road game in the lastContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon to play in CCC West’s Patriot Division in most sports

With the departure of Rockville and Weaver in June, the Central Connecticut Conference stands at 31 teams and they have realigned their divisions. There will be four leagues – CCC North, CCC West, CCC South and CCC East. In each league, there are two divisions and there will be eight division champions crowned in eachContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Booster Club recognizes Avon seniors planning to play collegiate sports

AVON, May 22 – The Avon High Booster Club recently recognized 17 senior athletes who plan on playing varsity sports in college. Athletes from seven different teams were represented at the reception that was attended by athletes, their coaches and families. Avon athletic director Tim Filon congratulated the athletes on their accomplishments in athletics andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Lisevick signs letter of intent to play soccer at Ohio State

AVON, February 1 – In front of audience of family, friends and coaches, Avon High senior Taylor Lisevick signed a national letter of intent on Wednesday to play soccer at Ohio State in the fall. “Taylor has distinguished herself as one of the hardest workers on the field,” Avon High girls soccer coach Jim MurrayContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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

Two Avon athletes recognized at Watkinson

Two Avon residents earned Honor Athletes recognition at the Watkinson School in Hartford this fall. Zoe Giannini and Emma Vidovich earned a varsity letter and earned high honors in the classroom. Gianni played girls soccer while Vidovich played on the volleyball team. Watkinson, a co-ed day school for grades 6 through post-graduate, is Hartford’s oldestContinue Reading

Strassner has two goals as Avon girls soccer team eliminates Wethersfield

AVON, Nov. 9 – Jade Strassner had two goals as the No. 11 Avon High girls soccer team captured their opener in the Class L tournament Wednesday with a 4-2 decision over No. 22 Wethersfield at Fisher Meadow. It was the third and fourth goals of the season for Strassner, who had two goals inContinue ReadingContinue Reading