Tag Archives: Girls Volleyball

Patriots are too strong for Canton spikers

COVENTRY, Oct. 20 – After winning three of four matches including a 3-0 sweep of Hartford Classical on Friday, the Canton High girls volleyball ran into a dominant Coventry High squad Tuesday afternoon. The Patriots dominated in a 3-0 win over the Warriors, winning 25-13, 25-8 and 25-5. Amber Harridan had three kills for Canton,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton spikers can’t make enough plays to earn a victory

CANTON, Oct. 2 – The Canton High girls volleyball team was able to make some plays on Friday night against Hartford’s Sport Medicine Science Academy – just not enough to secure some victories. The visiting Tigers (6-3, 5-3 NCCC) won for the fourth time in their last six matches with a 3-0 win over theContinue Reading

Canton spikers to participate in fundraising walk Sunday

CANTON – The Canton High girls volleyball team will be at the beach on Sunday. But they won’t be playing any beach volleyball. They’ll be walking at the Path of Hope at Hammonasset State Park in Madison to help raise funds and awareness for the fight against brain tumors. It will also celebrate those whoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Night games, Wall of Fame induction highlight Alumni Weekend in Canton

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. Five Canton High graduates will be recognized for their achievements in their communities and professions – Ronald Morris (Class of 1950), Michael Dickert (1962),Continue Reading

Canton loses match but wins a game from state champion Granby for first time

CANTON, Sept. 29 – Senior Brianna Hoyt had 22 kills while junior teammate Cailin Tennis had 38 assists as the defending Class M champion Granby High girls volleyball team remained undefeated with a 3-1 win over Canton Tuesday. The Bears (7-0, 6-0 NCCC) captured their 33rd consecutive match but dropped a game to Canton for theContinue Reading

Canton spikers top Enfield for second win of the year

CANTON, Sept. 25 – Maddie Brown had a pair of aces to help the Canton High girls volleyball team earn their second win of the season with a 3-0 win over Enfield Friday night. The Warriors (2-3) swept Enfield for the first time, 25-7, 26-24, 25-23 thanks to a pair of hard-fought victories in gameContinue Reading

Canton spikers earn first win of season over Hartford Classical

HARTFORD, Sept. 17 – The Canton High girls volleyball team isn’t the same team that won just four of 20 matches a year ago. The Warriors are a year older, more experienced and tougher. Canton earned its first win of the season Thursday night under first-year head coach Eileen Holden with a hard-fought 3-1 winContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton boys eliminated on penalty kicks; Avon spikers lose to Joel Barlow

EAST HAMPTON, Nov. 5 – Penalty kicks don’t seem to bother players in the East Hampton soccer program. On consecutive days, the Bellringers advanced in the Class S tournament on penalty kicks. On Tuesday, the East Hampton girls edged Old Saybrook on PKs, 3-2.  Twenty-fours later, the East Hampton boys eliminated Canton in the secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon spikers sweep New Canaan in Class L opener

AVON, Nov. 3 – The Avon High volleyball team looked good in its first round Class L contest with New Canaan Monday night. The No. 12 Falcons swept the visiting Rams, 25-15, 25-21 and 25-13 to set up a second round contest at No. 5 Joel Barlow in Redding on Thursday night at 6 p.m.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Falcon spikers finally beat Coventry but fall to Granby in NCCC Tournament final

COVENTRY, Nov. 1 – The Coventry High girls volleyball team has dominated the NCCC since they joined the league in 2006.  The Patriots captured eight straight league championships from 2006 through 2013. They won seven of the NCCC tournaments that were held. The 2011 event was cancelled due to snow. The Patriots won seven consecutiveContinue ReadingContinue Reading