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Ski Sundown to Host 2015 Senior Winter Games

February 22, 2015 Outdoors, Sports No Comments

The CT Ski Council and Ski Sundown are sponsoring the 2015 Senior Winter Games on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Those who turn 50 in calendar year 2015 are eligible to compete.  Racers in their 70’s, 80’s and 90’s participate in the event and come from New York, Massachusetts and all parts of Connecticut.  … Continue Reading

Canton Girls Advance to NCCC Semifinals

February 21, 2015 Schools, Sports No Comments

With a 58-48 win over Granby Saturday, the Canton Girls Varsity basketball team advances to the NCCC Semifinals next week.

It was a scrappy, emotional game Saturday with numerous calls, a seesaw of scoring and other ups and downs.

“There were a lot of twists and turns in that one,” Canton coach Brian Mederios said. “Granby’s certainly a good team. They make you battle for everything.” … Continue Reading

Canton Girls Win Share of NCCC Title

February 18, 2015 Schools, Sports No Comments
The girls team celebrates after the victory.  Photo by Gerry DeSimas

The girls team celebrates after the victory.
Photo by Gerry DeSimas

The Canton Girls Varsity Basketball team won a share of the NCCC championship with a 50-35 win over Windsor Locks Tuesday night. See more here from our friends at the Collinsville Press.

Video: Canton Girls Fall to Avon in Historic Matchup

February 14, 2015 Schools, Sports No Comments

Despite taking an exciting third-period lead after a slow start, the Canton Girls Varsity Squad fell 63-50 to Avon on Friday night.

Avon took an early 17-1 lead and pulled out ahead again late in the game when Canton just couldn’t keep that mid third-period momentum going.

“I give the kids credit, they battled all the way back . . . and then they ran out of steam,” said Canton coach Brian Medeiros. “I give the Avon kids credit; that’s why they’re champions. Champions die hard.” … Continue Reading

Undefeated Status Slips Away but Canton Girls Look Forward

February 6, 2015 Schools, Sports No Comments
Jacquie Grabowski watches her shot head to the net.  Photo by John Fitts

Jacquie Grabowski puts one in the net for Canton.
Photo by John Fitts

Enfield handed the Canton Girls Varsity team its first loss of the season Friday night but coach Brian Medeiros said the team is looking ahead.

“I’d rather lose now, in February, than March,” he said. “All of our goals are still in front of us.”

And the Canton girls have an “outstanding opportunity to win its first NCCC championship since 1999,” according to a recent article in the Collinsville Press. … Continue Reading

Canton Girls Narrowly Defeat Suffield to Remain Undefeated

January 24, 2015 Schools, Sports No Comments
Emily Briggs makes a pass. Photo by John Fitts

Canton’s Emily Briggs.
Photo by John Fitts

Suffield proved a challenging opponent for the Canton Girls Varsity Basketball team Friday night but the Warriors fought to a 56-51 win, bringing their record to 13-0.

Junior Maggie Treacy, who logged 21 points in the game, said it was nerve-racking to quickly fall behind 10-2 at the beginning of the game but added that it was exciting to come back and win.

“We brought it together,” she said. “It was a great team win.” … Continue Reading

Canton Little League 2015 Schedule of Events

January 16, 2015 Sports No Comments


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Images of Canton: CHS Wrestling Team Defeats Stafford

January 15, 2015 Photos, Schools, Sports No Comments
Canton's Julian Adams wrestles and opponent.  Photo by Vicki Arel

Canton’s Julian Adams wrestles and opponent.
Photo by Vicki Arel

The Canton High School Wrestling Team logged a decisive 58-18 victory against Stafford High School Wednesday night. Thanks to Vicki Arel for the photos.

… Continue Reading

Ski Sundown to Open ‘Satan’s Stairway’ on Saturday, Jan. 10

January 9, 2015 Sports No Comments

PrintSubmitted release from Ski Sundown

Ski Sundown is opening “Satan’s Stairway,” a new double black diamond trail, on Saturday, January 10, 2015. This is the steepest trail in Connecticut and arguably one of the most challenging runs in Southern New England. Located in between and accessed by the Exhibition Triple and Triple Barrel chairlifts, Satan’s Stairway is characterized by its classic New England cut and will feature top to bottom moguls the moment appropriate conditions present themselves. This also puts Ski Sundown at 100% Open, with all trails open and all lifts running. … Continue Reading

CHS Girls Basketball Team Remains Undefeated, Faces Another Winning Squad Friday

January 8, 2015 Schools, Sports No Comments
Photo by John Fitts

Photo by John Fitts

The Canton Warriors Varsity Girls Basketball players extended their winning streak to 7 games Thursday night with a win over East Windsor.

Not only is the team undefeated but the girls work hard, have great attitudes and are really coming together as a team, said second-year coach Brian Medeiros.

“It’s a great group of girls,” he said.”They’re good basketball players but they’re better kids. That’s what makes this fun for me.” … Continue Reading


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