Category archives for: Youth Sports

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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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