Category archives for: Youth Sports

Miracle on Ice: Canton team wins gold in Lake Placid

(Front row, l-r) Kyle Wanless, Michael Mondillo, Lizzie Tassinari, Jayden Haggerty, Jack Albert, Nate MacDonald, Max Cohen; (back row, l-r) Griffin Hughes, AJ Thomas, Jack Digirolamo, Payton McDonough, Tommy Phaneuf, Michael Leonetti, Jacob Crugnale; (missing from photo) Billy DeLello

It’s only minutes to go before taking the ice. The Canton Pee Wee B hockey team sits quietly, lights off, thinking about the fact that they are about to play for the gold in Lake Placid. In locker room 6, where the 1980 Olympic athletes once sat, Canton is a heavy underdog, questionable to even […]

Canton girls U12 soccer team reaches state finals

(Front row l-r) Coach Karrie Hylen, Amy Hylen, Alex Lopez, Amanda Signorini, Nikki Wright, Lizzy Tassinari, Mia Gilmore; (back row l-r) Coach Red Costello, Sarai Costello, Paige Drury, Sam Lamarr, Elizabeth Bickett, Olivia Rodman, Lauren Price, Coach Gene Signorini; (missing from photo) Elisa Diletizia

Canton Youth Soccer’s girls U12 United team completed one of the most successful seasons in CYS history this spring. After a slow start to the season with two wins and two loses, the team was undefeated for the remainder of the regular season. After winning their BAYS section championship, the girls claimed the BAYS division […]

Canton junior golfer captures 2 tournament wins


Congratulations to Canton’s Thomas Singleton, who picked up two recent victories on the New England PGA Junior Tour. On July 6, the Galvin Middle School seventh grader won the boys 12-13 year old division at the Milton-Hoosic Tournament in his hometown of Canton. Two days later, he continued his strong play at Presidents Golf Course […]

Young runners shine in annual July 4th Road Race

Weather conditions were ideal and two fun run participants set new course records at the 48th running of the Canton July 4th Road Race, held last Saturday morning at the Canton Town Club. Jay Kelleher, 11, repeated as the champion in the two-mile fun run with a record time of 10:03. The top female finisher […]

Ninety Nine reopening to benefit Canton Little League

The Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub, located at 362 Turnpike Street (Route 138) in Canton, will celebrate its grand reopening on Thursday, June 25, after undergoing a revitalization of the restaurant’s décor and amenities. The restaurant will be closed for renovations from Sunday, June 21, to Wednesday, June 24. As part of the grand reopening celebration, […]

Canton Mite C hockey team captures Tiger Division title

Members of the Mite C White team celebrate their championship victory.

It was an up and down season for the Canton Mite C White team. After a five-game midseason slide, this Bulldog team turned their season around. They started to play more like a team after making the transition to full ice and entered the Tiger Division playoffs on a five-game unbeaten streak. They opened the […]

Canton’s Mary Thompson competes at USA Nationals

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After a stellar debut season with the Canton High girls ice hockey team, freshman phenom Mary Thompson is headed to Green Bay, Wisconsin, to compete in the USA Hockey Girls Tier 1 National Championship. The tournament will run from March 26-30 and features 12 of the top teams in the country, including two from Massachusetts. […]

Canton girls travel hoop team invited to states

(Front row, l-r) Maryanne Darling, Anna Verille; (back row, l-r) Abby Donlon, Fay Gallery, Carly Fitzgerald, Sydney Gallery, Kiara Cerruti; (missing from photo) Caitlyn Conley, Annie Hoban, Tess Khoury and Hadley Rhodes

After tearing through the regular season with a perfect 23-0 record, the Canton fifth grade girls “A” basketball team is headed to the state tournament. The girls, coached by Michelle Gallery and assistants Joanna Darling and David Donlon, easily captured first place in the South Shore Youth Basketball League — outscoring opponents by an average […]

Canton youth wrestler, 7, captures two state titles

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Dominic Marinilli, a 7 year old from Canton, captured a pair of state titles in a dominant showing at the Massachusetts Youth State Wrestling Championships held on Sunday, February 8, at Salem High School. Competing in the 50-pound weight class, Marinilli won the K-2 division and then went on to compete in the grades 3-4 division, […]

Squirt A’s work as a team toward remarkable season


It has been said that, “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”   This saying would accurately describe the current Canton Youth Hockey Squirt A team, which is working together and succeeding together as a team. Midway through the 2014-15 season, the results of adopting a “team mentality” are showing […]

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