Lady Bears Swimmers Competing at States

Two Canton swimmers qualified for the NYSPHSAA Swimming State Championships November 19th and 20th in Ithaca, NY.  Two ninth graders, Lexi Stuntz and Skyler Sanderson, will represent Canton Central and Section X at the state meet.  By virtue of their Section X Championship victories, Lexi will swim in two events and Skyler will compete in …

Swimming defeats SLC – Undefeated in Regular Season

The 2021 Girls Swim Team with Coach Stuntz and Coach McGovern. 10 Straight League Championships! 118 Consecutive League Victories! In the McKenney Middle School Pool, Canton, October 29, 2021 Canton 95, St Lawrence 75 On paper it looked like a close meet and in the pool it was.  The crowd was electric.  Both teams came …

Swimmers remain undefeated, eye tough SLC squad on Friday

   Swimmers prepare for a relay Photo credit: Beth Larrabee Swimmers remain undefeated, eye tough SLC squad on Friday  The Lady Bears were once again victorious in the pool as they advanced to 8-0 this season with a defeat of the Wildcats of Gouverneur on Monday night.  With this victory, the Canton Lady Bears Swim …

Canton Lady Bears Dominate on Senior Night

Swimming against Massena on 10/21, the Canton squad took first and third in the opening relay and never looked back.  The third place relay was anchored by senior stalwarts Hailey Jordan, Olivia Logan, and Mia Mousaw.  These three senior leaders swam well after a tough week of practice.  Coach McGovern recognized their leadership and ability …

Canton Swimming Paddles to 3-0, Defeats Huskies.

At Malone on September 24, 2021 Travelling for the third time in two weeks, the meet against the Franklin Academy Huskies looked to be an exciting and challenging competition for a young Lady Bear squad.  Over the past two years, Canton has graduated many stand-out swimmers, making 2021 an exciting year for fans and athletes.  …

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 …

Fall Two?

I am writing this article to dispel some of the confusion surrounding the “Fall 2” season. When the school year began and the virus was forcing decisions to be made regarding higher risk sports, the NYSPHSAA decided to create a fourth season. Several sports were placed into this category and moved to the timeframe of …

Canton Remembers Aggie Toth

“There are only a handful of people who we come across in our lives who possess just the right amount of positive attributes and qualities which set them apart from the rest of us. Aggie was one of those individuals,” Canton Athletic Director Bill Porter said Tuesday morning, reflecting on the life of one of Canton Central’s …

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 …

Lady Bear Swimmers Leave Sectionals With a Victory

After their final seasonal victory against Gouverneur, Canton practiced rigorously in preparation for the Section 10 Swimming Championships on Sunday. On Nov. 3, Canton showed up confident and ready to compete. Throughout the day, the swimmers participated in the races they qualified in, and the swimmers who did not participate, showed great encouragement and team …