Category Archives: Sports

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Wildcats outlast Panthers

NAUGATUCK — The madness of March was in full effect at Hillside Intermediate School March 26. About 150 vocal fans packed the house to watch the No. 1 Wildcats go…

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‘Hounds swim to 14th in Class L

MIDDLETOWN — Naugy produced a pair of top-10 relay finishes at the Class L state swim championships last week at Wesleyan University. The Greyhounds took ninth in the 400 free…

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Hawks take 13th at states

MIDDLETOWN — The Woodland boys swim team capped the season March 18 with a 13th-place finish at the Class S championships at Wesleyan University. The Hawks tallied 168 points to…

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Snowballs give way to baseballs

Where does the time go? This is the 19th year that the Naugatuck newspaper has graciously allowed me to pen my favorite column — the opening of the Major League…

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Elks win Little Pal championship

NAUGATUCK — The road to a championship is often littered with potholes and obstructions, sending even the best teams careening into a ditch. The Elks of the YMCA Little Pal…

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Schumacher represents NHS at nationals

NAUGATUCK — Naugy’s Dan Schumacher got a taste of elite competition. The Naugatuck High senior competed at the highest level of high school indoor track competition earlier this month. Schumacher…

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Naugy’s run ends in final

UNCASVILLE — There was record attendance over the weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena for the CIAC’s basketball championships. Helping to set that mark were the tons of Naugy fans…

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Greyhounds earn their place in history

As I walked through Mohegan Sun Sunday, I was almost in awe. It seemed as if every row of slot machines, every store at the gorgeous mall, every long line…

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Old, new school honor ‘Roosh’

NAUGATUCK — The Edward Mariano Gymnasium was filled to capacity March 14 as the borough of Naugatuck, young and old alike, came out to honor a man they called “Roosh.”…

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Mueller angling for a championship

NAUGATUCK — Paul Mueller made a splash on the professional fisherman circuit in 2014 when he finished second in the Bassmaster Classic as a rookie. The Naugatuck angler now has…