Category archives for: Youth Sports

Canton 9A baseball team captures Hock title

Canton 9A players and coaches celebrate after winning the Hockomock championship.

With the Red Sox struggling through a down year, it has been tough finding some good baseball to watch, but the Canton 9A summer team changed that. It was a busy six weeks in which the boys compiled a 17-7-1 record, culminating in a Hockomock League championship. Congratulations go out to the team, including Andrew […]

Canton Youth Basketball holds summer hoop camp


Canton Youth Basketball recently completed its CYB Summer Hoop Camps at Canton High School. More than 60 boys and 40 girls took part in the week-long program. The boys camp was run by CHS boys varsity basketball head coach Ryan Gordy, and the girls camp was run by CHS girls varsity basketball head coach Jim Choquette.   […]

Canton lax U-13 named select champions

The Canton U-13 select boys lacrosse team celebrates its championship.

Congratulations to the Canton U-13 select boys lacrosse team for winning the Division II championship. It is Canton Youth Lacrosse’s first championship since its inception. Seeded ninth out of 13 teams, Canton fought its way through a difficult playoff schedule, going on the road to beat top seeds Medway, Westwood, and a strong North Attleboro […]

Canton wrestler wins gold at Bay State Games

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Edward Marinilli, 12, of Canton, took first place in the 100 lb. Junior Division at the Bay State Games Wrestling Championship, held Friday, July 11, at UMass Boston. Marinilli, who trains out of CBC in Raynham, beat all of his opponents by pin and is now eligible to compete in the 2015 State Games of America. […]

Canton boys compete in NECC hockey tourney

Four Canton youth hockey players were recently invited to participate in the eighth annual New England County Cup “AAA” Hockey Tournament held at the Foxboro Sports Center during the week of June 9. The tournament included some of the region’s top 7- and 8-year-old hockey players and allowed them an opportunity to compete for their […]

Rookie of the Year: Little Leaguer has all-star debut

Ian Walsh is a Canton Little League pitcher whose statistics in the 2014 season were among the most impressive in the league. Walsh joined the Athletics team in April after never having played organized baseball, and just a few months later he was selected to play in the All Star game. “He’s very humble, quiet, […]

Red Sox pitcher speaks to Canton Little Leaguers


Craig Breslow, a relief pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, spent an hour on Saturday. May 31, speaking to the Little Leaguers of Canton about playing Major League Baseball, winning a World Series, and his Strike 3 Foundation, which raises money and awareness for pediatric cancer. Breslow spoke for about 30 minutes on his journey […]

Canton rhythmic gymnast wins national title

Earlier this month, 9-year-old Isabella Pappas of Canton captured the all-around title for Level 5 rhythmic gymnastics in her age category (group A) at the U.S. national 2014 Star & Stripes Cup competition held in Daytona Beach, Florida. Rhythmic gymnastics, an Olympic sport, combines coordination, agility, artistry, and grace, all in choreographed floor routines, molding gymnast, music […]

Canton hockey duo wins D3 Mini 1-on-1 title

The Canton Squirt mini team of Liam Polles and Patrick Morrissey defeated Brookline to capture the District 3 Mini 1-on-1 championship on Saturday, March 29, at Metropolis Rink in Canton. Mini 1-on-1 is a youth hockey program in collaboration with USA Hockey, the Boston Bruins, NESN and TD Bank. Mini teams consist of one goalie […]

Squirt B Green falls to Duxbury in 6OT playoff thriller

(Front row, l-r) Lizzie Tassinari, Chris Turano, AJ Thomas, Rylan Morgan, Owen Donovan, Adam Tabba, Jacob Crugnale; (back row, l-r) Coach Fitzpatrick, Jeff Fitzpatrick, Vinnie O’Brien, Jack Lauro, Will Ferrara, Aidan Connaughton, Eamon Kelly, Coach Donovan; (missing) Coach Connaughton

Canton Youth Hockey’s Squirt B Green team ended its season last Sunday in a heartbreaking 5-4 playoff loss to Duxbury after an incredible six overtime periods. The kids showed up at Pembroke Hobomock Arena full of energy and ready to skate. They were missing two players, Adam Tabba and Chris Turano, so they knew they were […]

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