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Former Canton hoops standout joins Vassar College coaching staff


Canton native and NCAA Division III national basketball champion Matthew Droney has joined the Vassar College men’s basketball coaching staff as a full-time assistant for the 2017-18 season. The appointment makes Droney, at age 23, one of the youngest full-time assistant college basketball coaches in the country. A 2017 graduate of Babson College, the former Catholic […]

Canton A’s climb back to .500 with 3-1 week

The Canton A’s evened their record at 8-8 and are right in the thick of a playoff chase after winning three of four games in Cranberry Baseball League action last week. The A’s defeated Quincy 11-8 last week and swept Whitman on the road on Sunday, 8-0 and 6-1. In all three wins, the A’s […]

Former CHS cheerleader renamed to Pats squad

Following a six-week audition process that began with open auditions and concluded with the annual Patriots Cheerleaders Boot Camp, the 2017 New England Patriots cheerleaders have been selected and Canton native Alyssa Crane has once again made the team. A former Canton High School cheerleader, Crane graduated in 2011 and went on to attend the […]

Canton lax star back in action at Endicott College


After missing her entire junior season due to injury, Canton native Meghan Lennon has returned to the lacrosse field and is lighting up the scoreboard as a member of the Commonwealth Coast Conference-leading Endicott College women’s lax team. A former three-sport star athlete at Canton High School, Lennon is now a senior captain and has […]

Canton hockey legend gets first taste of NHL action

Canton's Kevin Rooney (right) made his NHL debut against the Washington Capitals on March 2.

Editor’s note: After being reassigned to Albany on Tuesday, Kevin Rooney was recalled to the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday, March 8. He went from high school state champion to New England prep champion to NCAA champion to professional hockey player in a span of just five years, and last week, Kevin Rooney, the pride […]

Canton’s McGowan excited for next chapter


Blessed with superior athletic genes and an assortment of physical gifts, Canton’s Jack McGowan may have begun his football journey with some built-in advantages. But it’s all of the stuff that’s within his control — the hours spent in the film room and the weight room, the passion for the sport and the desire to […]

Duserick named NE-10 Defensive Player of the Week

Brianna Duserick (Stonehill Athletics)

Canton native and CHS graduate Brianna Duserick was recently honored as the Northeast-10 Conference Defensive Player of the Week after leading the Stonehill Skyhawks to their seventh and eighth victories during the week of September 25 to October 1. Duserick, a senior defender, was one of three Stonehill players to earn NE-10 honors that week, […]

Post 24 baseball celebrates historic season at banquet


The Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team celebrated its historic 2016 summer season with a recent awards dinner at the American Legion hall. The team finished 16-4-1, its best record in over 20 years, and entered the District 6 playoffs as the top overall seed. Canton went on to win one playoff game against […]

Post 24 climbs atop division heading into playoffs


Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball players awoke on Monday morning to news that they were in first place in the District 6 East Division with a very impressive record of 15-4-1 — the best record in the modern-day era for a Canton Legion team. The twist in the standings is that Hyde Park forfeited […]

Abraham, Eskinazi going hard after coaching dreams

With hard work, a lot of persistence, and a bit of good fortune and timing, two of Canton’s brightest young coaches are chasing big dreams and making the most of new and exciting career opportunities. While they have taken very different paths to their current destinations, both Izzy Abraham, CHS ’08, and Nathaniel Eskinazi, CHS […]

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