Category Archives: Baseball

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Greyhounds fall in NVL opener  

OXFORD — Despite some late-season struggles, the Naugatuck High baseball team earned its fourth straight appearance in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament. No. 8 Naugatuck fell to No. 1 Oxford,…

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Dean makes Major League debut

Forget about visions of sugar plums, any child who has ever laced up the spikes and ran across a baseball diamond had dreams of one day playing baseball in the…

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Hawks turn season around, make states

BEACON FALLS — There is really not a whole lot a coach can tell his players when they are staring at a 3-9 record, especially with a young team that…

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‘Hounds struggle down the stretch

NAUGATUCK — If there’s one thing that Naugatuck coach Tom Deller feels is most important in high school baseball, it is how well his team is playing in the month…

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Hawks stay hot versus Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — Not too long Woodland was starting an uphill battle at 3-9 and Naugatuck was sitting comfortable at 9-5. Now, it appears that the momentum has shifted to Woodland…

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Dean gets called up to Majors

In his seventh year in professional baseball, Pat Dean finally realized his dream of a trip to the major leagues. The Minnesota Twins called the Naugatuck native up to their…

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Naugy positioned for surge

NAUGATUCK — It may have gone unnoticed last season, but an impressive second-half run carried the Naugatuck baseball team into the NVL tournament after a slow first half to the…

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Hawks showcase heart

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland-Ansonia baseball game last Friday turned into a good old fashion donnybrook. The batting averages thrived and the pitchers’ ERAs suffered as five home runs cleared…

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Hawks take advantage of Naugy miscues

BEACON FALLS — The baseball season is just two weeks old and both Naugatuck and Woodland have battled with inconsistency. On Saturday, the Hawks held off the Greyhounds, 8-5. Heading…

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Greyhounds look to improve at the plate

NAUGATUCK — Hitting the baseball has been Naugatuck’s main focus under coach Tom Deller the past couple of seasons, and rightfully so. It is no coincidence when a team bats…