Canton Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Canton, OH

  • 7 hrs ago | via The Review 

    Lions, Blue Devils win girls basketball games

    Dominating the fourth quarter, Minerva rallied for a 46-40 win at Canton South in a Northeastern Buckeye Conference game.


  • Saturday | via The Review 

    AHS retires jersey of J.J. Kukura; AHS falls to Sout...

    The last time J.J. Kukura wore an Alliance basketball uniform and played a home game against Canton South last season, he scored 31 points and helped the Aviators defeat the Wildcats. Kukura, who finished his high school career with 1,681 points and is now playing collegiate hoops at Mount Union, returned to Harry Fails Gymnasium Friday night to have his high school No.


  • Friday | via 

    Boys basketball/Jackson 73, Canton McKinley 43: Bull...

    Jackson's Jake Pallotta and Jaret Pallotta block a shot attempted by Canton McKinley's Dyson Berry in the second quarter at Canton Memorial Fieldhouse on Friday. Jackson's Tyler Dunn grabs a rebound in front of Canton McKinley's Isaiah Smith in the second quarter at Canton Memorial Fieldhouse on Friday.


  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via The Review 

    Louisville to play Fitch in football

    When John Twinem became Louisville High School athletic director, one of his goals was to improve the non conference part of the football schedule. After exploring various options, he found an opponent to replace Ravenna in the third week.


  • Monday Jan 19 | via The Review 

    Canton South freezes Alliance with multiple defensiv...

    Slowing the pace offensively and frustrating the opponent with various defenses, the Canton South Lady Wildcats outscored the Alliance Lady Aviators 57-38 Saturday in a Northeastern Buckeye Conference girls' basketball matchup in... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up an account.


  • Friday Jan 16 | via Morning Journal 

    Off night for Quakers

    Friday night just kept getting longer and longer for the Salem boys basketball team, especially against the second-best team in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference, Canton South. The Quakers were able to keep up the pace for three quarters, but everything fell apart for the Quakers in the fourth quarter as the Wildcats continued to widen the gap and left John Cabas Gymnasium with a 69-40 victory.


  • Thursday Jan 15 | via WKSU-FM Kent 

    RNC sets July dates for 2016 convention in Cleveland

    The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation. Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with partners The New York Times, BBC World Service, WNYC, Public Radio International and WGBH Boston, deliver news and analysis and help you prepare for the day ahead.


  • Monday Jan 12 | via The Review 

    Stark County products play key roles for Buckeyes

    Stark County contributed four high school football prospects to the current Buckeyes, who will meet the Oregon Ducks in the National Championship game tonight in Arlington, Texas at 8:30 p.m. Wide receiver Devin Smith, who played at Massillon, and defensive end Steve Miller, a three-year veteran at Canton McKinley, are starters. Running back Bri'onte Dunn, a starter during his freshman year at Alliance and his final three seasons at GlenOak, and cornerback Gareon Conley, a two-year regular at Massillon, both start on special teams.


Canton High Schools

Canton City School Digital Academy (617 McKinley Avenue SW)
Canton Local Digital Academy (4526 Ridge Avenue SE)
Canton South High School (600 Faircrest Street SE)
Freshman Academy High School (231 McKinley Avenue NW)
Glenoak High School (1015 44th Street NW)