Category Archives: Sports

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Frantic finish leads to tourney

NAUGATUCK — Post 17’s goal for the season was to qualify for the American Legion state tournament, a feat that Naugatuck fell one win short of accomplishing last year. Naugatuck…

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Naugy reaches regional

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck Greyhounds Sandy Koufax baseball team had a summer to remember. The state champions advanced to the North Atlantic Regional tournament last weekend at the newly-refurbished Municipal…

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Dogs hand Blaze first loss, prepare for states

NAUGATUCK — The Naugy Dogs baseball team finished up the Tri-State League regular season in dramatic fashion. The Dogs gave the first-place Watertown Blaze its first loss of the season…

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Hop Brook tourney heating up

NAUGATUCK — Play got under way last week in the Hop Brook Men’s Championship golf tournament. Judging by some of the first round results, things are heating up along with…

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Sports briefs

Naugatuck Senior Babe Ruth beats Shelton NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Senior Babe Ruth defeated Shelton, 8-1, Tuesday to improve to 9-4. Chris Yacavone recorded a two-out base hit in the eighth…

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Fate makes former rivals teammates

As fate would have it, former Naugatuck Valley League soccer rivals Kieran DeBiase and Stephanie Santos are now teammates on the New England Mutiny. The Mutiny, a minor league women’s…

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Fields set for Hop Brook championships

NAUGATUCK — With the qualifying rounds in the books, nearly 50 golfers have begun chasing championships at Hop Brook Golf Course. The men’s side is missing its champion in three…

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Going down to the wire

Post 17 in battle for final tournament spot in Zone 5 NAUGATUCK — After trying to cram 24 games in a span of six weeks, the 2016 American Legion baseball…

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Golfers begin quest for Hop Brook titles

NAUGATUCK — Golfers are still scrambling to make the qualifying cut for the Hop Brook Golf Course championships. Players have until Sunday afternoon to make the cut that brought 58…

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Post 17 fighting for tourney spot

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 baseball team heads into the homestretch of the season smack in the middle of a logjam for the final spots to qualify…