Category Archives: Sports

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Ensero builds lasting legacy

PROSPECT — Don Ensero Sr. has built a coaching legacy in Prospect that will not soon be forgotten. The 80-year-old Ensero is retiring from coaching this year after over a…

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Full speed ahead for Pernell

NAUGATUCK — Often in athletic competition an opponent is the least of the obstacles standing in the way of success. Overcoming adversity is one of the most challenging roadblocks, especially…

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Post 17 ends season in style

NAUGATUCK — The end came as all endings do. Heartfelt hugs and some regrets marked the conclusion of the Naugatuck Post 17 American Legion baseball team’s season. Last Thursday at…

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Golfers swinging for championship

NAUGATUCK — Dozens of golfers began match play this week at Hop Brook Golf Course with their sights set on taking home a championship. After two weeks of qualifying, the…

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Housatonic Valley holds on to win title

Coach Bob Neth’s team took a tough loss in last year’s Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Housatonic Valley Babe Ruth all-star team was bounced early in the 2014 tournament…

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Prospect-Beacon Falls goes out victorious

PROSPECT — The Prospect-Beacon Falls American Legion baseball team honored coach Don Ensero Sr. in the final game of his legendary 55 year coaching career the only way they could…

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Robert A. Cole reaches District 3 finals

Robert A. Cole Little League of Beacon Falls advanced to the finals of the District 3 tournament last week. After an opening-game loss to Seymour, Cole won four straight to…

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Catching up at the All-Star break

Major League baseball took a break from the action this week to play the 86th Midsummer Classic at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The All-Star Game took on an…

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Miele rising in MMA

Jessy Miele is a woman to be feared, in the cage. The 30-year-old Prospect resident has won four straight professional mixed martial arts fights. She is now the No. 1…

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Naugy Mays get taste of postseason

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck 10U Willie Mays team reached the postseason for the first time in three seasons and played for a chance to reach the World Series in Rockford,…