Category Archives: Sports


Grice looking to make larger impact at BC

Sharrief Grice will kick off his sophomore season at Boston College this weekend and the 6-foot-1-inch, 224-pound linebacker from Naugatuck is looking to stake his claim on defense for the…


Creating ‘Hawks Pride’

This fall will mark athletic anniversaries for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School. This week, the third and final installment of this look back series, won’t examine one…


Hrezi realizes Olympic dream

Mohamed Hrezi made a name for himself at Naugatuck High School when he ran to a state championship for Naugatuck Greyhounds before going on to earn All-American status at Iowa…

The view approaching the third green at Hop Brook Golf Course in Naugatuck. –KEN MORSE

Kenny Mo on the course

Citizen’s News sportswriter Ken Morse hit the links at Hop Brook Golf Course in Naugatuck for nine holes. This is the first of a three-part series detailing his round and…


Dodger Stadium offers walk down memory lane

Growing up a baseball fan in the early 1990s, every Major League ballpark had its own look and feel through the TV screen. If you were a fan at that…


New pitch offers a new outlook

The first time Minnesota called up Pat Dean to the Major Leagues this season, the Naugatuck native put up some impressive numbers against Toronto, Seattle and the Red Sox. Then…


Balanced attack paves the way to title

This fall will mark athletic anniversaries for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School. The Citizen’s News started its look back on three of those moments last week with…


Fortier makes impact on South Africa tour

Influencing the life of another for the better is among the most significant actions a person can take.  Albertus Magnus junior and former Naugatuck High softball player Gillian Fortier learned…


Coney goes from walk-on to scholarship player

STORRS — Just three months ago Bryan Coney, a sophomore wide receiver for the University of Connecticut, was talking about working hard to prove he had a role on the…


Twins call Dean back up

After placing three pitchers on the disabled list over the first two weeks of August, the Minnesota Twins called up Naugatuck native Pat Dean to fill one of those roles….