Saluting High School Seniors as Spring Sports and Activities Remain on Hold

Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director A visitor to the local high school in late March would normally find boys and girls engaged in track and field, baseball, softball and lacrosse practices. Inside the building, some students would be involved with speech or debate activities. Unfortunately, this is not a normal year – far …

You Can’t Out Train a Bad Diet!

I found this title quote in an article by NFL All-Pro Lineman LeCharles Bentley and it is hanging on the door of the fitness center at C.C.S. There are many fit individuals out there who are addicted to the increased dopamine and serotonin levels in their brains caused by intense exercise.  They are able to …

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 …

Winter Sports Awards & FFA Dinner Postponed

An email from Superintendent of Schools Mr. Ron Burke was addressed to all Canton Central Faculty and Staff earlier today. “Canton Central School is working hard to balance the needs for preventative measures with the need to maintain normalcy for our children.  As a result, in reviewing our schedule for the next ten days, in …

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 …

Bears Tie Raiders 1-1

The Canton Boys Varsity Hockey Team came out of its league rivalry match-up against the Massena Red Raiders with a 1-1 tie on Friday. The Canton Pavilion was packed to the brim Friday night, with both schools’ student sections filling nearly half of the arena. In front of the packed crowd, Massena struck first banging …