Category Archives: Sports


Off and running

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High boys cross country team hasn’t missed a step from last season, and the girls are right on their heels. Led by Dan Schumacher, the defending…


Hawks set the pace

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys and girls cross country teams remained undefeated after sweeping their meets Tuesday. Both squads improved to 8-0 on the year after running the table…


Naugy shows staying power

NAUGATUCK — The end of a meet tends to challenge the endurance of an inexperienced swimmer. And while the Greyhounds’ lineup lacks depth in numbers and experience, the results tell…


Hard work pays off

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim and diving team is off to a fast start. A combination of leadership, perseverance and some up-and-comers has led to wins over Wilby,…



Word from the Woods Boys Soccer On Sept. 19 Woodland (2-5) defeated Sacred Heart 4-0. Thomas Bethin scored twice for the visiting Hawks. Sam Merriman added a goal and an…


Naugy turning heads

NAUGATUCK — The consensus at the start of the season was that the Naugatuck volleyball team, after losing six seniors to graduation, would be in the mix but not be…


Hawks make early statement

BEACON FALLS — Maybe it’s time for the Woodland volleyball team to get new uniforms, ones with a bullseye on the back. After posting an 83-7 record in the last…


Sports briefs

YMCA holding Little Pal registration NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck YMCA has announced registration dates for Little Pal Basketball. Players can register Sept. 30 and Oct. 2, from 6 to 8:30…


OT win out of reach

BEACON FALLS — One way or another, there would not be a second overtime last Thursday afternoon at Woodland. After Joe Poeta plunged into the end zone from 2 yards…


‘Hounds race past Raiders

NAUGATUCK — Behind a stout offensive line, Naugatuck quarterback Jason Bradley unloaded six touchdown passes in last Friday’s season-opener as the Greyhounds came away with a 47-30 win over Torrington….