Category Archives: Sports

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Fencing mob mentality

Prospect club to take sport to the streets PROSPECT — Fencing may be a niche sport for those who like to lunge and parry. Come Labor Day weekend, the Prospect…

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Morse: Let the football follies begin

The stories that come out of the NFL get more bizarre each season. This year’s tidbits have produced nothing short of the head-shaking variety. They run the gamete from New…

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Not an average Joe

NAUGATUCK — The Peter J. Foley Little League field is billed as the Oldest Little League Stadium in New England. What has allowed this diamond in the rough to thrive…

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Martino wins fourth championship

NAUGATUCK — Ray Martino is as steady as they come on the golf course. Martino proved that point once again on Saturday defeating Scott Thomas to win the 2015 Hop…

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Nofri keeps grinding

When Mark Nofri recruits athletes for the Sacred Heart University football team he looks for players he calls “grinders” — tough kids, a step slow perhaps, but someone who comes…

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Postseason ends for Dogs

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Dogs started off the postseason with a bang. Their 12-1 victory Aug. 9 put them in a good spot with a 1-0 series lead against the…

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Sports briefs

NHS volleyball announces tryouts NAUGATUCK — Tryouts for the Naugatuck High School volleyball team are Aug. 27-29 at the high school, 543 Rubber Ave. Tryouts for freshmen are from 8…

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Valley Fusion claims eastern title

The Valley Fusion 10U girls softball team started off the season in late April with a 3-2 loss. Things ended up just fine for the fast pitch travel team, however….

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Clark wins Hop Brook crown

NAUGATUCK — Nancy Clark had a unique experience Sunday en route to winning the second Hop Brook Golf Course Ladies Championship. Clark defeated last year’s champ, Stephanie Slekis, four and…

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Brown captures Babe Ruth title

NAUGATUCK — Brown Roofing defeated Sibby’s Automotive last week in a best-of-three series to claim the Naugatuck Babe Ruth championship. Brown Roofing beat Sibbys last Thursday, 6-1, to win the…