Category Archives: Sports


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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….


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…


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…