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Nationals win Canton LL Major League championship

The Nationals pose for a photo with their championship trophies.

The Nationals became Canton Little League’s Major League champions last Sunday, defeating the Braves 2-1 in the championship game. Both teams played well, but it was Robert Sullivan’s outstanding pitching, backed by some solid defense, that led the team to victory. It was a fantastic finish to an excellent season for the Nationals. The championship roster […]

Bulldog football team hosts free youth clinic at CHS


On Saturday, May 18, Canton High School head football coach Dave Bohane held a free clinic for all kids in grades 1-8 at Memorial Field. Varsity football players helped run the clinic, and all the kids had a blast — catching like wide receivers, throwing for distance, practicing stances and tackling techniques, and ending with a […]

Canton LL to host Pitch, Hit & Run event

On Saturday, May 11, beginning at 2 p.m., Canton Little League will host the local Pitch Hit & Run competition at the Kennedy School baseball complex, located at 100 Dedham Street. Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. It is free of charge and is open to all boys […]

Canton Mite A’s win playoff championship

mite a hockey

The Canton Mite A hockey team captured the South Shore Conference playoff championship with a thrilling 4-3 overtime victory over Weymouth. After a successful season, Canton found itself as the No. 3 seed heading into the playoffs. Along the way, they exhibited some excellent hockey in all facets of the game: defense, offense, and goaltending. […]

Cobras excel at recent NERVA tournament

volleyball 14

Congratulations to the Canton Cobra Black U14 volleyball team for taking first place in the New England Region Volleyball Association tournament on Sunday, March 24, at Newton South High School. The girls defeated Beantown Black in the semifinals and Southern Alliance Vortex in the finals to claim the title. They had a great day and […]

Squirt B2s top Brewins, ready for playoffs

The Canton Squirt B2s came into the last weekend of the season with a record of 17-5 and with the goal of winning a South Shore Conference title. All year long the team has improved and learned the finer nuances of the game, and they are now poised to win the coveted South Shore crown. […]

Pee wee team reaches state championship game

L-R: Owen Lehane, Ryan Mitcheroney, Joey Hines, John Devane, Matt Gaughan, Drew Giacchetto, Quinn Gibbs, Matt Casamento, Sean Sullivan, Trevor Martin, Abe Garber, Timmy Kelleher, Kevin Hickey; coaches (l-r) Marty Devane, Tim Kelleher, Chris Martin, and Jerry Lehane; missing from photo: Kyle Fitzgerald and Kristen Feeney (Sara Martin photo)

Fifteen kids from Canton had the thrill of their hockey careers when they participated in the recent Massachusetts Pee Wee Tier III State Tournament and advanced all the way to the state championship game. Canton’s Pee Wee Green team qualified for the tournament by winning the District 3 championship. On March 1, the team and […]

Pee Wee C team takes 2nd at Saratoga tourney

The Canton Youth Hockey Pee Wee C team, coached by Bob Dowling and Pat Walsh, finished in second place at the Mark Woodcock Pee Wee Tournament held January 11-13 in Saratoga Springs, New York. Canton beat teams from Saratoga and Connecticut before falling to a team from Oswego (NY) in the tournament finals. Team members […]

CYH families help NY team impacted by Sandy

It started with a conversation between strangers, family members of opposing hockey team members who were watching their kids face off on an ice rink in Rhode Island in November. Canton Youth Hockey’s Squirt A team was playing the Freeport, New York, Arrows in the Warwick Junior Hockey Thanksgiving Tournament. In the stands, Judy Mahan, […]

Canton 8th graders headed to Texas for FBU National Championship

Team Massachusetts

A team of Massachusetts football all stars, featuring Canton eighth graders Jack McGowan and Zack Trombley, are headed to San Antonio, Texas, on January 4 and 5 to compete in the “final four” of the Football University (FBU) National Championship after winning four straight games over the past two weekends. The team defeated fellow all-star […]

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