Canton Blades 14U Donate to St. Lawrence Valley SPCA

The Canton Blades 14U Tier II TB team recently collected supplies and money for the St. Lawrence Valley SPCA. Team members pictured delivering the donations (L to R) are: Ella Mousaw, Callie Tebo, Abby Nee and Eliza Creurer. The Canton Blades are a national tournament bound team in the hunt to qualify for the New …

Canton Remembers Wayne Willette

A giant in the Canton Central School community, longtime coach Wayne Willette passed peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 28 at home, surrounded by family and friends. Coach Willette’s impact on the school community, particularly within the athletics realm, is widespread and can best be demonstrated by the cavalcade of memories and tributes that have flowed from …

Canton Volleyball Falls in Regional Final Against Fonda-Fulton

Canton girls volleyball faced a tough opponent in Gloversville, NY last weekend. Canton and Fonda were evenly matched but ultimately Fonda ended Canton’s unbeaten streak with a 3-1 win to take the regional title. The Golden Bears fought hard but could not gain the momentum needed to turn things around after losing the first two …

Golden Bears – Golden Age:  A story of Hockey Heritage and Human Interest  

By Tom Coakley, with Dick Stanton   Note from Athletic Director Bill Porter: It is with great C.C.S. Golden Bear Pride that I welcome the following article written by Mr. Tom Coakley.  Tom may be better known by many as “Nellie’s Husband” as the pair continues to walk the sidelines at soccer games, sit in on …

Canton Native Highlighted for Contribution to College Hockey Statistics

Canton native and resident Tim Danehy was recently highlighted by The Rink Live, a college hockey media outlet, for his nearly two decades of invaluable contributions to the world of college hockey statistics. Danehy’s site, collegehockeystats.net, has been posting and archiving in-depth statistics for the entirety of college hockey for two decades. Click here to …

Booster Club Meeting Monday, August 30, 2021 at 7pm

The Canton Golden Bears Booster Club has been supporting student-athletes since 1992.  We are looking for new members to help us continue the tradition.  For a history of the Booster Club, please read the following post: https://plaindealersports.com/2019/11/15/canton-athletics-booster-club-a-solid-foundation-and-a-strong-future/Please join us for our next meeting on Monday, August 30, 2021 at 7pm Pee Wee Fields concession stand.Bring a …

Barn Quilt Raffle at Dairy Princess Parade Will Support Outdoor Rink Fundraiser

The volunteers for the outdoor sport court project at the Canton Recreational Pavilion will be raffling off two barn quilts at the Dairy Princess parade festivities on Aug. 13. Raffle tickets will be $5 each, limit of five per person. There are only 150 tickets available for each barn quilt, so find us early to …

Northern Federal Credit Union Donates to Outdoor Rink Project

Northern Federal Credit Union recently donated $2,000 to the outdoor sport court fundraiser in Canton. Pictured, from left to right, are fundraiser volunteer Tim Abplanalp and Robert Barlow, Director of Commercial Lending for Northern Federal Credit Union. A fundraiser is underway to renovate the outdoor rink adjacent to the Canton Pavilion. The project is expected …

County Seat Realty Donates to Outdoor Sport Court Project

A fundraiser is underway to renovate the outdoor rink adjacent to the Canton Pavilion. The project is expected to cost $35,000 with work to include a complete replacement of the boards and restructuring of the steel framework. Above, Debbie Gilson, owner of County Seat Realty, Canton, presents a check for $500 to Tim Abplanalp, project …