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Canton girls earn fourth win by beating Granby

GRANBY, April 24 – The Canton High girls tennis team won three of four singles matches and two of three in doubles to earn a 5-2 victory over Granby in NCCC action Monday. Canton’s Katherine Hynes remained undefeated on the year at 5-0 with a straight set victory at No. 1 singles. Lauren Almeida won atContinue 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

Four Avon High athletes earn All-State honors this spring

AVON – Four Avon High athletes earned All-State honors for their performance on the field this spring. Geoff Kirk, who won the State Open titles in the shot put and discus, was named to the All-State team along with golfers Jake Avery, Ryan Gorman and Tyler Hahn. Kirk had an outstanding season throwing the shot,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Seven Canton athletes earn All-State honors this spring

CANTON — Seven Canton High athletes earned All-State honors for their play on the field this spring. Baseball player Jake Schaetzel and Class S champion Will Briggs (discus) earned first team All-State honors along with five players from Canton’s state championship girls lacrosse team — Emma Charron, Devon Daubert, Grace Giancola, Amanda Gottlieb and Kaelyn Oliver.Continue Reading

Another top 3 finish for Avon boys tennis; Falcon girls miss tournament

AVON – The Avon High boys tennis team found plenty of competition in the Central Connecticut Conference this spring. With a 4-3 loss to Farmington on May 20, the Falcons didn’t bring home a divisional championship. Farmington captured the CCC Central White division crown, sweeping all four teams in the division. The Falcons finished 9-5Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Hard-hitting Canton dominates Public Safety; CHS girls tennis eliminated by Bears

CANTON, May 31 – Nate Fulham had three hits and two RBI to lead a 14-hit attack as the Canton High baseball team earned their first Class S tournament win since 2010 with a 15-1 win over Public Safety Academy of Enfield Tuesday at Bowdoin Field. The No. 16 Warriors (12-9) advanced to Wednesday’s secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

In sweltering heat, Canton girls beat Granby for first tournament win since 2007

CANTON, May 28 – The Canton High girls tennis team returned to the Class S state tournament Saturday morning after an eight-year absence. It was a trying experience. Playing in steamy, 90 degree temperatures at Mills Pond Recreation Area, the Warriors battled against Granby for the third time this season. Nearly three hours after itContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three of four Canton victories come in three sets in win over Raiders

CANTON, April 13 – Liam Connolly, Brendan Shepart and Brian Barger all came up victorious in the deciding third set to help lift the Canton boys tennis team to a 4-3 NCCC victory over Windsor Locks Wednesday at Mills Pond Park. Connolly won the third set by a 7-5 margin while Shepard won two consecutiveContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Team New England earns top 15 finish at USTA Junior National tournament

Team New England, playing out of the Farmington Valley Racquet Club in Simsbury, finished 13th in the intermediate division at the 2015 Junior Team Tennis 18-and-under national tournament in Cayne, South Carolina. Three players from Avon and two from Simsbury played on the team. Avon’s Eric Selzer, Kendall Held and Michael Thramann participated on the NewContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon, Simsbury players to compete in USTA national championship tourney

Three players from Avon and two from Simsbury will be participating this weekend at the U.S. Tennis Association’s junior (18 and under) team national championships this weekend in Cayce, South Carolina.   Avon’s Eric Selzer, Kendall Held and Michael Thramann will be participating on the New England section intermediate team along with Simsbury’s Jeffrey Baker andContinue ReadingContinue Reading