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Avon takes a game from Farmington but Indians remain in control of rivalry

AVON, Oct. 2 – It’s been eight years since the Avon High girls volleyball team beat Farmington when the Falcons won a 3-2 decision in 2009. Since then, it’s been nine straight losses to the Indians including eight by shutout. Farmington has been a powerhouse lately. The Indians won the Class L championship in 2015Continue 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

Avon spikers looking strong with experienced team returning

AVON, Sept, 6 — The Avon High girls volleyball team has done well in their first two seasons in the Central Connecticut Conference. Twice, they finished second to Farmington in the CCC Central White Division. A year ago, the Indians went to the Class L championship before losing for the first time all year toContinue 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

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

No. 2 Joel Barlow eliminates Avon spikers in Class L quarterfinals

REDDING, Nov. 12 – No. 3 Joel Barlow was too strong as the host Falcons eliminated Avon High with a 3-0 sweep in the quarterfinals of the Class L tournament on Saturday. Barlow (20-3) eliminated Avon with scores of 25-17, 25-20, 25-20. It was the sixth straight win for Barlow and the 11th victory inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton spikers to play in first NCCC Tournament; Avon loses to Bristol Eastern

CANTON, Nov. 2 – For the first time, the Canton High girls volleyball team will be playing in the NCCC Tournament on Friday. The Warriors clinched their first-ever winning season in the regular season finale with a hard-fought 3-1 win over Bolton on Friday. It was the first-ever win for Canton over the Bulldogs withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon faces Eastern in first round of CCC Tourney; Avon to host CCC final four

AVON – The Avon High girls volleyball team will host Bristol Eastern in the first round of the 2016 Central Connecticut Conference volleyball tournament Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Avon High. The Falcons, seeded eighth in the 16-team tournament with a 12-4 record, face an Eastern team that is also 12-4. If Avon wins, theyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Suffield spikers snap Canton’s three-game winning streak

SUFFIELD, Oct. 25 – Katie Mankowski had a career-high seven kills and the Canton High girls volleyball team rallied for a 18-point victory in game three but saw Suffield snap their three-game winning streak with a 3-1 decision in NCCC action on Tuesday. After dropping the first two games of the match, the Warriors surgedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Top-ranked Farmington takes care of business in sweep of Avon

AVON, Oct. 26 – For the second straight night, the top ranked team in the state was in Avon to face the Falcons as part of Spirit Week activities. On Tuesday night, No. 1 Glastonbury dominated the Falcons in girls soccer with a 7-1 decision although Avon scored a goal for the first time inContinue ReadingContinue Reading