NYSPHSAA Section X Athletics Update

Due to the current situation, CDC is recommending the following application of our mass gathering guidance nationwide: Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States via travelers who attend these events and introduce the virus to new communities. Examples of large events and mass gatherings include conferences, […]

NYSPHSAA Winter Championships Postponed Indefinitely Ice Hockey, Bowling, Girls Basketball and Boys Basketball Postponed

Latham, NY-The NYSPHSAA winter regional and state championships will be postponed indefinitely.  It is certainly understood that postponing the remaining winter state championships is disappointing, however the opportunity to participate in a NYSPHSAA championship event does not outweigh our responsibility and obligation to ensure students participate in a healthy and safe environment. The impacted events […]

Upcoming Streamed Events

RESCHEDULED DATES DUE TO WEATHER RELATED CHANGES: Girls Basketball Class B Championship game- Canton vs. OFA at Maxcy Hall, Saturday evening at 6:00 pm. To subscribe or watch please use the following link. Girls Basketball Class B Championship Boys Basketball Class B Championship game- Canton vs. OFA at Maxcy Hall, Saturday evening at 7:45 pm. […]

Playing Multiple Sports in High School Paves Way for Mahomes’ Success

Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director On football’s grandest stage this past weekend, its latest star attraction not only delivered another virtuoso performance but demonstrated the best career path to success. In leading the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl LIV, quarterback Patrick Mahomes brought to an end another tremendous year of […]

Canton Golden Bears are Now Streaming Games and Matches Held in the High School Gymnasium!

Following a recent fund drive by the Canton Booster Club to purchase two automated cameras the Canton Central Athletic Department is pleased to announce that all events held in the High School Gymnasium will be live-streamed and recorded to be played On Demand.  To watch an event such as a volleyball or wrestling match or […]

In High School Sports, “Commit” is a Verb, Not a Noun

Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director When is “commit” not a verb? According to Webster’s never – that is unless the reference is to where the high school’s star quarterback is headed to college. Even in game stories, the “top” players on high school teams are often referred to as a “(name of college) […]

SUNY Canton Holds Inaugural Women in Esports Open House, Dec. 6

A women-only event to promote female participation in the traditionally male-dominated field of competitive video gaming.  SUNY Canton WeSports, Women in eSports, will be hosting a women’s-only eSports Open House at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the SUNY Canton Esports Arena in Nevaldine Hall South 133. The event is free and is exclusively offered […]