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Boys lax flashes potential in back-to-back blowout W’s

Sophomore Griffin Roach is part of a strong corps of returning midfielders. (Mike Barucci photo)

The Canton High varsity boys lacrosse team kicked off its 2017 campaign last week — one week later than the rest of the Hockomock League — but they are already catching up in the standings after back-to-back lopsided victories over division foes Milford and Stoughton. While neither opponent is in the same class as Canton […]

Track team members impress despite loss to NA

Both CHS outdoor track teams lost to a tough North Attleboro squad in their season opening meet last Tuesday, April 11. Despite the loss, several track team members qualified for state competition. “Both teams have a lot of potential with a great mix of returners and newcomers,” noted head track coach Anna Amico. In the […]

Tennis teams open season with tough competition

It was a busy opening week for the CHS tennis teams as the boys and girls combined to play seven matches in a seven-day span. The lone win during that stretch came in the season opener last Monday as the boys took down Attleboro 5-0 at home. The girls team also had a strong showing […]

Legendary coach to be inducted into wrestling HOF

Tom Bartosek grew up in Toledo, Ohio. The high school he attended had about 200 students, small enough to give him a chance to participate in the band, chorus, school plays, and sports. “I wrestled in high school, although I was a terrible athlete,” he said. “I was not really coordinated.” The wrestling program had […]

Lady Bulldogs’ storybook run ends in D2 title game

Team captains Rebecca Eckler, Kristen Eckler and Colleen Kelleher accept the Division 2 state finalist trophy at the TD Garden. (Michael Tureski photo)

One of the greatest single seasons in the history of Canton hockey ended in defeat on the TD Garden ice on Sunday as the 14th seeded lady Bulldogs fell to the top-ranked, defending champion Notre Dame Academy Cougars 5-2 in the Division 2 MIAA girls state finals. While it certainly wasn’t the ending they had […]

Girls hockey wins thriller vs. Winchester, on to semis

The Canton girls celebrate in the locker room after their 3-2 win vs. Winchester.

The center of the Canton sporting universe shifted to Gallo Ice Arena in Bourne last evening as the Canton High girls varsity ice hockey team — the only squad left standing in a winter season full of outstanding performances — prepared to do battle with fellow Ice House tenant Westwood in the MIAA Division 2 […]

CHS boys hockey bows in D2 south semifinals

Junior goalie Quinn Gibbs was a rock for the Bulldogs in the postseason. (Mike Barucci photo)

For the third time in a seven-day span, the Canton High boys varsity ice hockey team poured every ounce of heart, skill and strength that they could muster into a thrilling playoff battle against an equally formidable opponent. Only this time, the puck bounced the other way as the sixth-seeded Bulldogs dropped an absolute heartbreaker […]

Memorable upset propels lady Bulldogs to D2 quarters

Sophomore Katie Trerice (Mike Barucci photo)

With back-to-back tournament victories in the past week, including last Saturday’s massive upset of No. 3 Shrewsbury at the Northstar Ice Arena in Westborough, the 14th-seeded CHS girls ice hockey team now finds itself just two wins away from a trip to the TD Garden and a shot at the Division 2 state title. It’s […]

CHS indoor track teams end season at D4 meet

Several members of the CHS boys and girls indoor track team qualified for the Division 4 Indoor Track & Field Championships by virtue of individual and relay performances during the season. The highest finishers were Muhammad Sambo, who placed eighth overall in the boys 300m (37:14); Hannah Link, who took 10th in the girls 300m […]

Marinilli, Chakir qualify for All-State tourney

Freshman Eddie Marinilli has reached the finals of his first 2 postseason tournaments. (Mike Barucci photo)

The remarkable debut season of CHS wrestler Eddie Marinilli will continue for at least one more chapter after the standout freshman made it all the way to the state finals at last weekend’s Division 3 championships at Wakefield High School. Marinilli, who has been the clear-cut MVP in his first season with the Bulldogs, will […]

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