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CHS alum wins Amica Newport Half Marathon

Canton native Sean McNeil finished first overall in last weekend’s Amica Newport Half Marathon in Newport, Rhode Island. The 2009 Canton High graduate and Stonehill College alumnus battled the humidity and wind to complete the challenging 13.1-mile course in 1:17:51. “It was a great course out there today, tough conditions,” said McNeil, who sprinted across […]

Hannington’s captures Stoughton softball title

(Front row, l-r) Joe Bires, Bill Curry, Manager Bill Murray, Pat Curry, John Driscoll; (back row, l-r) Greg Driscoll, Cory Burtman, Matt Wedge, Greg Lyons, Jon Medeiros, Kevin O’Brien, team sponsor Glen Hannington; (missing from photo) Joe Annunziato. (Photo courtesy of Hannington’s)

The Hannington’s men’s softball team, sponsored by Canton Attorney Glen Hannington, enjoyed a banner first year in the Stoughton Men’s League, finishing at 16-2 overall and winning the league title and then a playoff championship. According to Hannington’s player Greg Lyons, the opening round of the playoffs would prove to be a bit more competitive […]

Post 24 celebrates memorable summer season

Coach Walter Mann with Mike McMahon, recipient of the Bob Brown Award (Mike Berger photo)

Celebrating the most successful summer season in the modern era, the coaches of the Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team presented four special awards at a recent season-ending banquet. This year’s senior Legion team made it all the way to the District 6 semifinals, where they lost to a very good Quincy team 10-9 […]

Memorable playoff run ends in semis for Legion Post 24

(Front row, l-r) Joe Peccia, Justin Wenstrom, Max Tarlin, Matt Casamento, Jake Marglous, Rob Sullivan, coach Al Jackson; (back row, l-r) head coach Greg Lyons, Aidan Arnold, Andrew Filipkowski, Andrew Bryant, Ryan Sullivan, Mike McMahon, Luke Johnson, Jack Connelly, and coach Walter Mann. (Mike Berger photo)

All good things must come to an end, and for the Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team, that was the painful reality they faced last week as the squad lost a heartbreaker to Quincy 10-9 in nine innings in the District 6 semifinals. It was evident late in Tuesday’s game — after a grueling […]

Former hockey star finds calling with training program

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As a former Division I hockey All-American whose career reached the upper levels of the minor leagues, Steve Wood knows a thing or two about passion, drive and commitment, and all those other little intangibles that are essential to chasing one’s dreams. Yet the Canton father of three would also be the first to admit […]

Canton Legion team spoils Braintree’s perfect start

With a 7-2 record and a win last week over previously unbeaten Braintree, the Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team is off to a great start. It’s not one player excelling but the entire squad made up of Canton, Sharon, and Stoughton players chipping in with key hits, defensive plays, or helping out on […]

Former hoops standout joins Vassar coaching staff

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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

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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 […]

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