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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 […]

Melendez caps off historic swim career with double gold

L-R: Adrian Bankowski, Owen Guerini, Sebastian Melendez, Diego Ferstler and Sean Mitchell at the Division 2 state meet (Dennis Mitchell photo)

For the second time in as many seasons, CHS swimmer Sebastian Melendez is a two-event state champion after setting new personal bests in both the 200- and 100-meter freestyle at last weekend’s MIAA Division 2 Swimming & Diving Championships held at Boston University.

Girls hockey tops Falmouth for signature win

The positives greatly outweighed the negatives for the CHS girls ice hockey team last week as the lady Bulldogs punched their ticket to the postseason with a memorable 3-0 win against division foe Falmouth on Wednesday. The girls would go on to lose a close one at Hingham 2-1 on Saturday, but the arrow is […]

Boys swim makes history at Hock championships

CHS boys swim team members pose for a photo after taking 2nd at the league meet. (Dennis Mitchell photo)

It was another history-making performance for the CHS boys swim team as the Bulldogs, led by once-in-a-generation talent Sebastian Melendez and a stellar supporting cast, set a new program mark with a second-place finish at last weekend’s Hockomock Championship meet in Milford. After going undefeated (8-0) against league opponents this season and wrapping up its […]

Icemen top North Attleboro in key Davenport clash

Junior Jack Goyetch got on the scoreboard in Canton's win vs. North Attleboro. (Mike Barucci photo)

With a thrilling and at times harrowing 4-3 win over Davenport newcomer North Attleboro last week, the Canton High boys ice hockey team strengthened its grip on first place in the division while continuing to build its case as the best team in the Hock. Although the week would later end in disappointment — with […]

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