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Legion Post 24 stuns Braintree in winning week

Recent CHS graduate Kevin Powers . (Mike Barucci photo)

The Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team won four of five last week against the iron of the league, including an improbable win over a Braintree squad that features several players from the Division 1A state championship team. Down two runs and with two outs in the seventh inning, Canton mounted an impressive rally, […]

Former CHS cheerleader named to Patriots squad


Following a month-long audition process that began with open auditions and concluded with the annual Patriots Cheerleaders Boot Camp, the 2016 New England Patriots cheerleaders have been selected and Canton native Alyssa Crane has made the team. A former Canton High School cheerleader, Crane graduated in 2011 and went on to attend the University of […]

Murphy rewrites record books at UMass Boston

Olivia Murphy (UMass Boston photo)

Former Canton High standout Olivia Murphy capped off a truly remarkable four-year career with the UMass Boston women’s basketball team last month, setting the school record for career points in her final game as a Beacon. Playing in her second straight Little East Conference (LEC) title game, the senior forward tallied 11 points, eight rebounds, […]

Former CHS wrestling standout reaches CC final

Quinn Merrigan has picked up where he left off at CHS (Corey Jewart photo)

Former Bulldog wrestling standout and MIAA state champion Quinn Merrigan has reached the 20-win milestone for the second time in two collegiate seasons after another stellar performance for Gettysburg College (PA) at the Centennial Conference Championship. Competing in the 149-pound class, Merrigan placed second overall at the conference event, winning a major decision before falling […]

McNeil makes history in 1st season at Merrimack

Mary McNeil was the Northeast-10 Conference's top rookie in 2015. (Jim Stankiewicz photo)

It’s not often that Canton’s Mary McNeil gets to be the first in her family to accomplish an athletic feat, but the third youngest of 11 siblings recently did just that as she helped guide the Merrimack College field hockey team to the brink of an NCAA national championship. With the former Bulldog standout anchoring […]

Canton’s Murray named to All-NEWMAC 2nd Team

Canton resident Christopher Murray, a senior captain and starting midfielder for the Worcester Polytechnic Institute men’s soccer team, was recently named to the All-Conference Second Team in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) for the second consecutive season. A 2012 graduate of Canton High School, Murray tied for seventh in the conference […]

Legion team welcomes new member to .400 Club

Rising Canton High School senior Kevin Powers was named to the Canton American Legion baseball team’s .400 Club and received the Bobby Witt Award — a prestigious honor reserved for players who hit .400 or better during the course of the summer season. Powers was given the award at the end-of-season banquet held at the […]

Canton A’s fall in opening round of playoffs

The sun literally and figuratively set on the season of the Canton A’s baseball team as the squad fell to Bourne 5-3 in extra innings in the first round of the Cranberry League playoffs on July 21. Canton finished the season at 16-12 and third overall in the league. Pitcher Dave Roberto of Sharon was […]

Canton’s Kirsten Bernstein running for a cure

On Sunday, August 16, more than 12,000 runners will line up in Woods Hole for the start of the 43rd annual Falmouth Road Race. This seven-mile race is quite the obstacle, requiring strength and endurance from

Busy stretch to determine Legion playoff chances

Senior Kevin Powers will be a big key to Canton's success in 2016. (Mike Barucci photo)

Ten games in nine days will determine the playoff fate for the 6-6 Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team, which is in a battle with Holbrook (7-5) for the fourth and final playoff spot. Last week Canton went 1-2 with a dominating 9-3 win over Holbrook and two exciting but disappointing losses to Braintree […]

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