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Where Are They Now: Labor Day Edition

Tomorrow marks the start of Labor Day weekend and with it comes the unofficial end of summer. But it’s also a time of new beginnings — especially in the world of sports — and a perfect time to check in on some of Canton’s many rising stars within the collegiate ranks. Looking back on the […]

Turnpike Cafe wins over-30 softball title

Turnpike Café is the newest champion of the Canton Over 30 Softball League, after beating regular season leader Loughran Electric in dramatic fashion in the finals on Sunday, August 3, at Devoll Field. Turnpike Café, which finished second in the regular season behind Loughran, won the deciding game 9-8 in a walk-off win, overcoming a […]

Matt Kelley chosen for A Shot for Life Challenge

Matt Kelley was an All-Hockomock 1st team selection in 2013-14. (Mike Barucci photo)

Recent Canton High graduate and basketball all star Matt Kelley has been selected to participate in the prestigious A Shot for Life Challenge, which raises funds and awareness for brain cancer research. The second annual event will take place at the University Sports Complex in Hanover on Saturday, August 2. The A Shot for Life […]

Chris Tamasi nominated to Good Works Team

Canton native Chris Tamasi, a junior linebacker on the Amherst College football team, has been nominated for the 2014 Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team for his community service work. The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team comprises 11 players from the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and 11 players from the NCAA […]

Powers propels Legion team to season finale win

The Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team ended the 2014 season on a high note, beating playoff-bound Holbrook 1-0 in a rain-shortened, six-inning game. Canton finished the season in sixth place in the nine-team East Division of District 6 with a record of 11-12. Kevin Powers, a rising junior at Canton High School, pitched […]

Streaking A’s win 3 more, clinch playoff berth

With three more wins last week, the red-hot Canton A’s have climbed over .500 for the season and captured the fourth seed in the Cranberry League playoffs. The A’s will begin the playoffs this Saturday as the home team in a “play-in game” against the No. 5 seed, most likely Rockland, beginning at noon at […]

Winning streak continues for red-hot Canton A’s

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Riding a seven-game winning streak, the Canton A’s have vaulted into the thick of the Cranberry League playoff chase with just a few games remaining in the regular season. Heading into Monday’s game against first-place Braintree, the A’s were clinging to the fifth and final playoff spot with a record of 10-9; however, they will […]

Raffetto sets new July 4th road race record

Over 100 local runners braved the pre-downpours of Hurricane Arthur and in some cases set new records amidst threatening skies in the 47th running of the Canton July 4th Road Race. Louis Raffetto, 32, of Canton, set a modern-day course record with a time of 28:52 in the five-mile race. Andrea Widberg, 39, a Kennedy […]

Wild win propels Legion team into playoff picture

Pat Vartanian, shown here during the CHS baseball season, had a big week at the plate and on the mound for the Canton American Legion team. (Mike Barucci photo)

The Canton American Legion Post 24 baseball team rebounded last week with a 4-2 record and remerged as a playoff contender. However, Canton (6-8) will still have to overtake two other teams, Holbrook (9-5) and Stoughton (8-7), in order to have a chance at one of the four playoff spots in the division. There were […]

Former Bulldog standout commits to Assumption

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Canton High School alumnus Pat Ward has committed to Assumption College, where he will play lacrosse and hockey. Ward, a 2013 CHS graduate and a former Bulldog hockey and lacrosse captain, recently completed a post-graduate year at the Kents Hill School in Maine. Ward had a tremendous four-year experience at CHS. As a freshman, Ward’s last-second goal […]

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