XC Battle Beside the Bridge

With the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge as the backdrop, the Canton Golden Bears distance running crew set out to run their fastest times of the season…….so far! The meet today in Ogdensburg which is held at the Bridge and Port Authority is a favorite course for many who tighten the spikes. Running the short and extremely […]

Section X Will Move Forward with Some Fall Sports Starting as Early as Sept. 21

The 24 school districts in Section X made a collective decision to move forward with an abbreviated fall sports season starting as early as September 21, according to an email from Section X Director of Interscholastic Athletics Carl Normandin. In accordance with NYSDOH guidance (Interim COVID-19 Guidance for Sports and Recreation), the ability to participate […]

Whittaker Commits to Geneseo

Arianna Whittaker, daughter of Jennifer and Erik Whittaker, recently committed to run Cross Country and Track and Field at SUNY Geneseo.  Arianna has run for Canton Central School since the 10th grade when she transferred in from the Little River School in Canton. Arianna has had an amazing career as a Canton Golden Bear. She […]

Girls Conquer Canton Sports

As not everyone knows, every team that won Canton a section title this fall, was a girls team. Not only that, but ALL of the girls teams won a section title this year. This includes, Swimming, Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball. Majority of times, women are overlooked in society. Especially, in the athletic world and […]

Canton Fall Sports Coaching Staff in 1967

Editor’s Note: Each week, Plaindealer Sports will add a new contribution to its History section, courtesy of Canton Historian Linda Casserly. These posts will contain photos and sometimes contextual information about a sports team from a time in Canton’s illustrious sports history. Be sure to check back with us each Tuesday for more Canton sports […]

Varsity XC still going strong before Sectionals

On Tuesday, the varsity cross country team went to interdivisionals in Malone. All pushed through in which the course was difficult and it was hot out. The top 3 runners, sophomore Nick Lyndaker, senior Arianna Whittaker, and senior Robert Reed are first team All-Northern recipients for the Bears. Second team All-Northern recipients are freshman Natalia […]

Fall Varsity Sports Recognition Night

Fall Varsity Sports Recognition NightWednesday, November 6, 2019High School Auditorium6:30pm dessert7:00pm presentationsJoin us as we recognize the accomplishments of the fall teams: Cross Country, Football, Girls Swimming, Soccer, and Volleyball

Canton XC Team Succeed at Last Tri-Meet

On Tuesday, the varsity XC team went to Potsdam and competed with Gouverneur. Lots of PR’s(personal record) were set for both the boys and girls teams despite the rain. For the boys sophomore Nick Lyndaker set a course record with an outstanding time of 17:33. Also, the boys welcomed freshman Payen Ashley as he ran […]

Canton Sports Schedule Oct. 21 to Oct. 26

The Bears have only two full days of games this week as the varsity squads prepare for playoffs and the younger teams wrap up their fall sports seasons. Tuesday, Oct. 22Boys and Girls Modified and Varsity Cross Country – Away vs. Potsdam and Gouverneur at 4 p.m. (Hosted by Potsdam)Girls Modified Swimming – Home vs. […]