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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 […]

Canton Pop Warner team 3-peats as champions

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Congratulations to the Canton Pop Warner B team, led by head coach Kevin Hagan, who won the Hockomock Super Bowl on Sunday, November 16, with a 24-8 win over Norfolk. This is the third Super Bowl championship in a row for the B team, which went undefeated this season at 11-0 overall and is now […]

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. […]

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