Category Archives: Sports

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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…

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The homestretch

Naugatuck battling for playoffs, Posts 194-25 winds up season The American Legion baseball regular season is winding down this week with Naugatuck Post 17 still in the hunt for a…

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Hall of Fame announces inductees

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Hall of Fame has announced recipients for induction into the Hall’s Class of 2014. This year’s inductees are James Fenton, Jennifer Rimkus, Ken Pruchnicki, Heather Holland…

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Robert A. Cole wins title

DERBY — The Robert A. Cole Little League of Beacon Falls won the Little League District 3 championship in the 9-10 baseball division Sunday with an 11-1 victory over Prospect…

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Opportunities slip by Post 17

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team has fallen off the mark a bit in Zone 5. Through 19 games, Naugatuck has compiled a 10-9 record and stands in…

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Locals among top finishers at triathlon

MIDDLEBURY — Several triathletes with local ties made their mark at the 28th annual BMW of Watertown Pat Griskus Sprint Triathlon. The triathlon, which was held at Quassy Amusement Park,…