Bears Win Big over Salmon but Fall Short of Indian River

Indian River 63, Canton 44 The Canton Girls Varsity Basketball hosted Indian River for a non-league game on Jan. 4 and started out strong. Ava Hoy put up eight in the first quarter and looked unstoppable. The Bears went up 15-12 after the first quarter and were feeling good but Indian River came out hot in the second quarter with a …

Boys Varsity Basketball sweeps games

Canton 39, Heuvelton 30 The Bears gutted out a defensive battle on Jan. 3 in the Houli Dome to take down the fourth ranked team in the state for class D, the Heuvelton Bulldogs. The final score of this contest was 39-30 in favor of the Golden Bears. This was a highly anticipated game, as …

Varsity Volleyball Claims Class and Sectional Championship, States to Come

Canton 3, Potsdam The Varsity Volleyball team advanced to the Class C championship with a win in the Semi-Finals against the Potsdam Sandstoners. The Bears won three sets to zero in dominant fashion, beating Potsdam by six points or more in all three sets. Canton came into this game with their eyes on advancing and …

Bears XC Send Five Runners to States from Sectionals

On Saturday, November 5 the Bears cross country teams had their last regular meet of the season competing in sectionals on the Cedarview Golf Course in Massena. This course is very flat and bouncy, leading to fast times although the strong wind and surprising 70-degree November weather slowed runners down. The boys’ team placed third …

Five Bears XC Runners Win All-Northern Honors at Interdivisionals

The Bears XC teams returned to Ogdensburg for Section X Interdivisionals, where the top seven runners received First Team All-Northern honors, and the next seven comprised Second Team All-Northern. Freshman Bennett Schmitt made First Team All-Northern and sophomores Johanna Tupper, Lucas Watts, Daniel Armendariz-Huang, and Kaden Worthley made Second Team All-Northern. The entire section competed, …

Varsity Soccer Bests Shamrocks to Tie as League Champions

Canton 2 – Salmon River 1 Going into Wednesday, Coach Caufield’s boys knew the situation. With their win on Monday against Potsdam, Canton was just one game behind both Salmon River and Massena for the Central Division lead. Win, and there would be a three-way tie, resulting in “tri-champions.” However, if they lost or even …

Two Wins Boost Girls Varsity Soccer to No. 1 Seed

The Bears Girls Varsity Soccer squad won 2-0 in their final home game against Salmon River on Oct. 18. Canton Senior Night took place at the last regular season home game, and they kept the Shamrocks scoreless in an impressive defensive performance. The Bears controlled the game a majority off the time and scored off …

JV Girls Dominate Final Week

The girls JV soccer team enjoyed two wins to cap off the 2022 campaign. (Photo provided) JV Girls Soccer dominated play in their final week of the season. In the first of two matchups, the Bears downed Salmon River in a close 2-1 victory. The duo of Sara Aldous and Kailin Backus each notched a …

Canton XC Pushes Through Missing Runners in Massena, Beaver River

This was an important week for the Canton Cross Country Teams, with a dual meet in Massena on Sept. 11 and the Beaver River Invitational on Saturday. Although the Bears were missing key runners at both races, they stayed strong and ran well. On Sept. 11 the Bears traveled to the Nicandri Nature Center in …

JV Girls Soccer Holds onto First

Kailin Backus evades a defender in a recent matchup against OFA. (Photo provided) In a thrilling fashion the Bears JV Girls Soccer team squeaked out a close win over Salmon River to stay in first place last week. Playing without their regular starting goaltender, Jenna Larrabee stepped in to help the team maintain its top …