WPDM Announces Canton Fall Sports Radio Broadcast Schedule

WPDM will be broadcasting several Canton varsity soccer games this season for its local radio audience. All games are on 100.1 FM, 1470 AM, and starcountry.fm. Saturday, Oct. 17Boys Soccer Home vs. Malone, Noon Saturday, Oct. 24Boys Soccer Away vs. Potsdam, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28Girls Soccer Home vs. Massena, 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5Boys [...]

We Have One Chance to Get This Right!

On Thursday evening, September 24, 2020 the Canton Central School Board of Education approved the modified and junior varsity soccer and cross country teams for inter-scholastic participation in Section X. The special board meeting carefully and thoughtfully examined all aspects of the topic and agreed to move forward and join twenty-two other schools in St. [...]

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 [...]

Canton Central School Board Carefully Considers Fall Sports

Addressing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in a manner that is focused on the health and safety of all remains a priority of the Canton Central School District.  The participation in Section X interscholastic athletics by our students was discussed in depth by the Board of Education during a presentation on the safety measures that are [...]

High School Athletics, Performing Arts – Don’t Call Them Extracurricular Activities

Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director      @KarissaNFHS The popularity of sports and performing arts in our nation’s schools has been a constant as long as we can remember, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made even more people aware of the importance of these programs to our nation’s youth. In those states that have started [...]

The Canton Fall Athletic Landscape

It's been a long haul but I am pleased to announce that fall sports are here!! Having taken just about a half of a year off from competitive athletics has been exceptionally difficult for athletes, coaches, officials, parents and families and fans alike. The decision to move forward was announced last evening by Section X [...]

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 [...]

NYSPHSAA Football, Volleyball, Competitive Cheer (Fall) Seasons moved to March 1, 2021;

Traditional Spring Sports Start Date Revised to April 19, 2021 Latham, NY – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced today that football, volleyball and competitive cheer fall seasons will be postponed until March 1, 2021 to address membership concerns associated with high-risk fall sports.  The decision was rendered by the elected [...]

NYSPHSAA Continues Preparations for the Return of Interscholastic Athletics on September 21st

Latham, NY – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) COVID-19 Task Force met on Monday, August 31st for the fifth time and examined New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) guidance which provided recommendations for the fall interscholastic athletic season.  The COVID-19 Task Force is developing a comprehensive document with guidance for member schools [...]

NYSPHSAA To Delay Fall Sports Start Date & Cancel Fall Championships

The Officers of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA),voted to delay the official start date of the Fall 2020 sports season, cancel the Fall 2020 Regional andState Championships and prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if highschool sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due to COVID-19. This decision [...]