Category Archives: Sports

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Championship numbers grow

More golfers swinging for Hop Brook title NAUGATUCK — The Hop Brook Golf Course Club Championship is on the rise. In the last two years, the event has increased from…

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Tournament honors long-time volunteer

NAUGATUCK — Little League teams come from across the state to participate in a postseason baseball tournament that honors a long-time volunteer. Peter J. Foley Little League’s 2014 Tom Doran…

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Bruno brings passing league to NVL

NAUGATUCK — When Craig Bruno took over the Naugatuck High football program in January 2013, he made no secret of the fact that he wanted to bring the Naugatuck Valley…

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Clarke heads Zone 5

PROSPECT — The Prospect-Beacon Falls American Legion baseball season came to an end last week, but for general manager and head coach Jeff Clarke the work has just begun. Clarke…

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Run ends for Post 17

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team put on a late run winning seven of its last 10 games to qualify for the state tournament for the first time…

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Ironman is family affair

NAUGATUCK — The family that ironmans together, stays together. Sunday, the Hellers of Naugatuck will ironman in Lake Placid, N.Y. The idea was hatched in 2013. The Hellers, comprised of…

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Sports briefs

Tournament to benefit Pinho scholarship BEACON FALLS — The second annual George Pinho Memorial Golf Tournament is Aug. 15 at the Southington Country Club. The cost is $150 per person,…

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Racer follows uncle’s footsteps

PROSPECT — While the name Nick Salva might not roll off the tongues of Connecticut short track race enthusiasts just yet, the 22-year-old from Prospect is working to change that…

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Same coach, different sport

NAUGATUCK — Nothing about Chris Anderson has changed. His home colors are still black and gold. His waistband still holds his play sheet, ready to be translated into all sorts…

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World Series bound

Black Sox win regional tournament WATERBURY — The great Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra once said, “It ain’t over ‘till it’s over.” The Overlook Black Sox proved that point…