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Granby’s Dot Johnson is among five to be honored with a Gold Key from Alliance

From 1985 through 2002, the Canton High and Granby High field hockey team played some memorable contests. The two teams played twice a season in the NCCC and frequently faced off in the CIAC Class S state tournament. One of Canton’s most memorable state championships came in 1985 when the Warriors, who lost twice toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Middle school student, 11, takes third in pro division at International Pro-Am

CANTON, Sept. 23 – School was dismissed on Friday afternoon at Canton Middle School and seventh grader Jonah Hurley began walking. He made his way up Dyer Avenue, crossed Route 44 and walked down Cemetery Road to Matterhorn Mini Golf. Hurley, 11, wanted to practice. It was a free day of miniature golf for participantsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Still plenty of openings for golfers at International Pro-Am at Matterhorn

CANTON, Sept 2 – There are still openings for the International Pro-Am mininature golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Matterhorn Miniature Golf in Canton. Autumn Sutherland, owner of Matterhorn, said 12 pros and three amateurs have signed up to play. The professional golfers will play five rounds on the 18-hole course with the amateursContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spieth maintains one stroke lead at Travelers at the midway point

Jordan Spieth followed up Thursday’s career-best opening round score on the PGA Tour with another solid round of golf Friday here in Cromwell at the Travelers Championship to remain in first place, one stroke ahead of Troy Merritt and Patrick Reed. Wesley Bryan and Daniel Summerhays are two strokes back with a two-round total ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Crowds help energize Spieth in Travelers’ debut; Zaback gets off to slow start

The weather was great Thursday for the first round of the Travelers’ Championship at the TPC River Highlands here in Cromwell. The crowds were strong. And Jordan Spieth was on a roll. Spieth had eight birdies to shoot a 7-under-par 63 to take the lead after the first round of the Travelers’ Championship. Spieth hasContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Six top 20 players coming to play in Cromwell at the Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, June 16 – The Travelers Championship announced its final player field for next week’s tournament at the TPC River Highlanders in Cromwell. Three of the top five ranked players in the world will be in Cromwell along with six of the top 20. Rory McIlroy (No. 2), Jason Day (No. 3) and Jordan SpiethContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Another top 10 player headed to Travelers with Spieth’s commitment

CROMWELL, June 8 – The Travelers Championship golf tournament has added their third top 10 player. Jordan Spieth, a two-time major champion who is ranked No. 6 in the world, has committed to play in Cromwell, the tournament said Thursday. Spieth, 23, joins No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 3 Jason Day in the fieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

First tee was the place to be at Travelers’ Celebrity Pro-Am

CROMWELL, June 24 – Celebrity Pro-Am Day at the Travelers Championship is less about serious golf and more about people and a little laughter. It’s a day of fun and friends on the sharp-looking Tournament Players Club at River Highlanders. Former UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, former UConn All-American and NBA champion Ray AllenContinue Reading