Jones Tied for 25th at State Golf Championship

Sophomore Ryan Jones was the low scorer among the trio of Golden Bears after round one of the New York State Boys Golf Championships Sunday. Jones, who shot 76 at Mark Twain Golf Course in Elmira, sits tied for 25th after the first of two rounds for the State Championship. Also competing for the Bears …

Varsity Softball Falls to Ichabod Crane in NYS Regional Final

The No. 12 ranked Canton Golden Bears (19-0) faced No. 1 ranked Ichabod Crane (22-0) in the New York State regional finals at SUNY Potsdam on Saturday afternoon, with the winner earning a trip to Long Island to play in the NYS final four this weekend. Courtney Peters bats for the Golden Bears in their …

Sports Coverage Returns to Print in Canton

Nearly three years ago, Plaindealer Sports was born out of necessity. Canton was losing its beloved weekly newspaper, the St. Lawrence Plaindealer. Not only would we be without our most reliable and consistent news outlet, we were also losing a source of community pride. While the hole left by the loss of the Plaindealer stood …

Varsity Baseball Loses to Salmon River

The Canton Varsity Baseball team lost their third game last Saturday to Salmon River, 7-1. The Bears struggled to score runs at key times, leaving 12 on base. Canton also had trouble defensively, and could not keep Salmon off the base paths. Nate Romano and Lane Rayburn each had two hits for the Bears, and …

Lady Bears Lacrosse Remain Undefeated in League Play

Varsity Girls Lacrosse currently sits tied for first place in the League at 8-0. The Lady Bears open up this week by traveling down Route 11 to Potsdam for a 4:30 p.m. matchup on Monday to turn around and head to Massena for an 8 p.m. game under the lights on Tuesday. The Lady Bears …

Varsity Baseball Wins Pinkerton Wooden Bat Tournament

The Canton Bears Varsity Baseball team picked up two wins on Sunday, over OFA 9-3 and over Northeast Clinton 5-3. The Bears utilized Sam Roiger who pitched well against OFA and Daven Lafaver and Scott Ahlfeld to beat Northeast Clinton. The Bears’ bats were in limbo on Sunday, but managed to hit when it counted. …

Varsity Baseball Tops Salmon River

The Canton Bears Varsity Baseball team pulled away from Salmon River, winning 12-5. The Bears kept constant pressure on the Salmon defense, and continued to score up and down the lineup. Lane Rayburn, Daven Lafaver, and Nate Romano continue to be important offensive players for Canton. David Zuhlsdorf gave up only two earned runs and …

Varsity Baseball Rolls Against Carthage

The Canton Varsity Baseball team battled through a two-run deficit in the fifth inning to beat Carthage 14-3. The Bears scored one in the first when Lane Rayburn singled and scored Scott Ahlfeld. The game remained at the score 1-0 as the field continued to get wet from rain. Canton played a solid defensive game …