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With the new school year now in session, Canton welcomes Jason Wallace as the new principal and athletic director. While academics will be his top priority, Wallace sited school pride, community involvement and the possibility of adding new sports programs as initial goals he has set for his new role as head of Canton’s athletics.

(Photo by Austin Smith)

Wallace excited about role as athletic director

It’s been nearly a month since Jason Wallace was named the principal and athletic director of the Canton High School. With school now starting, Wallace will get his first taste

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Coach Patrick Rich joined Coach David Baldwin in Tulsa for OCA’s annual coaching clinic. There, he learned that many will be keeping their eyes on the boys’ basketball program this coming winter.

(Photos by Austin Smith)

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As Coach David Baldwin approaches 500 wins for his career, his passion for coaching continues to fuel him. Baldwin was one of two coaches from Canton to attend the Oklahoma Coaches Association Coaching Clinic at the end of July.

Rich, Baldwin attend OCA Coaching Clinic

With school quickly approaching, many of Canton’s coaches are at the school preparing for the new year. However, Coach David Baldwin and Patrick Rich closed out July with a trip

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Jerrod Geiger completes his push ups as the young Tigers put in the work during the off-season. While it’s essential for high school athletes to commit to preparing their bodies during the summer, having around 10 young kids show up routinely has been an added bonus for the Canton program.

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Joseph Pullen steps on the gas to finish out sprints during Summer Pride Workouts. The workouts have been open to athletes from all sports, with a focus on improving strength and overall athleticism.

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Trevor Ross works on his lower body strength, as the Tigers focus on front squats during Summer Pride. The Tigers have had 15-18 high school athletes show up during the off-season. (Photos by Austin Smith)

Tigers put in summer sweat, hope success follows

As the calendar flips to August, a return to school is on the horizon and for Canton’s athletes, that means football season is nearing as well. However, the Tigers have

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Cody Conrady races up the court in transition. Conrady had a strong showing before banging his knee in the Mudslinger’s final game.

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Hudson Scott goes up strong in traffic, late in the game. With Conrady out, Scott had to step up to try and help the Mudslinger’s fight their way back into the game.

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Coach Darren Scott discusses their half-time strategy with the Mudslingers. Last weekend was the boys first action of the summer.

(Photos by Austin Smith)

Mudslingers ousted in opening round of MAYB Tourney

The Canton ninth and tenth-grade basketball players traveled to Enid last weekend to compete as the Mudslingers in the Mid America Youth Basketball Tournament. Coached by Darren Scott, Hudson Scott,

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