Monthly Archives: October 2009

Hawks eliminated from NVL tourney

WOLCOTT — The Woodland boys may have been edged out of Naugatuck Valley League tournament contention on Thursday evening, but the girls’ squad (8-6-2 in the regular season) fared better and qualified.

They faced Torrington (10-5-1) in round one, and the two squared off on the turf at Wolcott High School on a blustery Halloween afternoon, just before the rain clouds broke.

Naugy’s injury woes continue in loss

NAUGATUCK — At one point during the hobbled Greyhounds’ (3-4) 24-14 loss to previously winless Kennedy (1-6) last Friday, head coach Rob Plasky was about to call a play then…

CN Sportsflash 10-30-09

Naugatuck beats rival Seymour on the pitch and sophomore fullback Jake Yourison has a rushing performance for the ages.

CN Headlines 10-30-09

The Naugatuck Valley Health District launches a lead abatement program, borough residents learn about sexting at a public forum, and a local musician gets some recognition in this week’s podcast.

Experts outline dangers of sexting

NAUGATUCK — An 18-year-old girl sends an electronic nude photo of herself to her boyfriend thinking it will be their little secret. When they break up, the boy circulates the picture throughout school.

Unable to shake the embarrassment and endless harassment from classmates, the girl slips into a depression and hangs herself in her bedroom closet.

More than 150 students and parents gasped as they watched a video about Jessica Logan of Ohio last Wednesday at Naugatuck High School during a forum about “sexting”—sending sexually explicit photos or messages by cell phones or the Internet.

Crosby edges Hawks out of NVL tourney

BEACON FALLS — It was something like a championship—the Crosby Bulldogs were in eighth place in the Naugatuck Valley League, and Woodland was nipping at their heels going into Thursday’s…

NVL volleyball tourney schedule released

The Naugatuck Valley League released its first-round volleyball tournament schedule Thursday morning. All games will be played Saturday, Oct. 31. At Seymour High School 1 p.m. (3) Woodland vs. (6)…

Close, but no Brass for Woodland spikers

SEYMOUR – What a match. The de facto Naugatuck Valley League Brass Division championship in Seymour Wednesday night between Woodland and the Wildcats was everything a title match should be—thrilling,…

Black and Gold lose at last second

WATERTOWN — The clock was winding down, with 11 seconds left in overtime, as Watertown and Woodland were in fist-full-of-jersey mode. Both teams were trying desperately to hang on, in…

Naugy Notes Oct. 21-27

Girls’ Soccer Naugy has enjoyed the last week off before its final two matches this week. In its last match, Oct. 21 against Sacred Heart, the Greyhounds laid a 7-0…