The Collinsville Publishing Company produces several sports information websites including
Connecticut Wrestling Online,
Connecticut Sports Online,
Canton Wrestling, 
Avon Football Online 
Canton Football Online
Hartford Football Online
St. Paul Football Online 
Farmington Girls Lacrosse..

The Collinsville Press is a community newspaper on the web covering sports in Avon and Canton, Conn., high school football in the Farmington Valley and key Connecticut sports, including the WNBA's Connecticut Sun and Traveler's Championship.

Contact Collinsville Publishing Company with questions about our Web sites by e-mail at

Suggestions, contributions and information are always welcome.

The editor of Collinsville Publishing Company is Gerry deSimas, Jr., an award-winning Connecticut sportswriter and photographer. He was sports editor of the New Britain Herald and The Herald Press Sunday newspaper from 1995-98, Torrington Register Citizen from 1989-95 and Farmington Valley Herald from 1985-86. He is a former beat writer for University of Connecticut men's basketball, New Britain Rock Cats, Connecticut Wolves pro soccer team and New England Blizzard women's basketball team. He has covered the WNBA's Connecticut Sun and New York Liberty for several national publications. He covered the UFL's Hartford Colonials for the UFL website and Fanhouse.

He is the co-editor of the Connecticut High School Football Record Book and the editor and founder of the Connecticut High School Wrestling Record Book.

Original content and photography of Collinsville Publishing Company is copyrighted and may not be used without permission. 

Other webmasters are welcome to link to 
Connecticut Wrestling Online, 
Connecticut Sports Online, 
Canton Wrestling, 
Avon Football Online, 
Collinsville Press,
Canton Football Online
Hartford Football Online,
St. Paul Football Online,
and Farmington Girls Lacrosse.

Journalistic excellence
Connecticut Wrestling Online, the state’s first and oldest high school wrestling website, was recognized by the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists at its annual excellence in journalism awards banquet.

Connecticut Wrestling Online won first place in the General Excellence, Independent website category for its work in 2008.

The Collinsville Press has received first place awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Connecticut chapter in 2016 for sports news and sports column; in 2014 for sports news and in 2012 for sports news, sports column and sports feature.

Connecticut Wrestling Online was a finalist in the 2009 competition hosted by the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the category: General Excellence, independent website. 

Web's best
Tom Fortunato honored Connecticut Wrestling Online with its "Web's Best" Amateur Wrestling recognition in 
December 2007.
This page was last updated on: August 11, 2017
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