Booster Club Meeting Tues., September 13th

The next meeting of the Canton Golden Bears Booster Club will be on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 7:00 pm in the High School Cafeteria. The Booster Club is looking for volunteers to join our meetings, staff concession stands, organize events, and help with merchandise sales. Join the fun and support Golden Bear Athletics! 

Mende Celebrated for 20 Years Coaching Modified Baseball

After two decades in the dugout, Canton Modified Baseball Coach Mark Mende was celebrated by current and former players, parents, and colleagues Sunday evening at Ike Noble fields. Mende, who began his tenure with Canton’s program in 2006, finished his career with an undefeated season in 2022, going 12-0 with what he declared was the …

From Canton Baseball – Thank You

The Canton Bears Varsity Baseball team would like to thank a number of people who helped contribute to a 13-4 (10-2 league) season, the first winning season of Canton Baseball in over 30 years. To do this, a list with the relation to the team or program will be added. The Seniors: Scott Ahlfeld, Sam Roiger, Tanner …

Ike Noble’s Dream of Fields

A Community Rededication Story and history of “The Pee Wee Fields” Robert I. “Ike” Noble is a name common to the baseball and softball community at Canton Central School. The original sign now rusted with years of weather clings to the fence at the entrance to the updated Canton Golden Bears Softball Facility.   The …

Varsity Baseball Loses to Salmon River

The Canton Varsity Baseball team lost their third game last Saturday to Salmon River, 7-1. The Bears struggled to score runs at key times, leaving 12 on base. Canton also had trouble defensively, and could not keep Salmon off the base paths. Nate Romano and Lane Rayburn each had two hits for the Bears, and …

Varsity Baseball Defeats Potsdam

The Canton Bears Varsity Baseball team beat Potsdam, 9-1. The Bears squeaked in runs here and there over the course of 7 innings, but no one inning was too far in the Bears’ favor. Sam Roiger pitched a solid four innings, allowing only one run, and Daven Lafaver came in to close out the game …

Varsity Baseball Posts Three Wins, One Loss

The Canton Bears Varsity Baseball team defeated Gouverneur, 10-0. A mercy rule win for the Bears, the bats came alive after a lackluster performance at the plate the previous day against Carthage. Canton found ways to drive in runs with guys on base, and made better baserunning decisions than the game against Malone. Canton’s defense …

Varsity Baseball Wins Pinkerton Wooden Bat Tournament

The Canton Bears Varsity Baseball team picked up two wins on Sunday, over OFA 9-3 and over Northeast Clinton 5-3. The Bears utilized Sam Roiger who pitched well against OFA and Daven Lafaver and Scott Ahlfeld to beat Northeast Clinton. The Bears’ bats were in limbo on Sunday, but managed to hit when it counted. …

Varsity Baseball Tops Salmon River

The Canton Bears Varsity Baseball team pulled away from Salmon River, winning 12-5. The Bears kept constant pressure on the Salmon defense, and continued to score up and down the lineup. Lane Rayburn, Daven Lafaver, and Nate Romano continue to be important offensive players for Canton. David Zuhlsdorf gave up only two earned runs and …