Category Archives: Baseball

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Pitching, defense carrying Post 17 early on

NAUGATUCK — As the Naugatuck Post 17 American Legion baseball team enters the third week of the season, the pitching remains a bit ahead of the batting. “We are getting…

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Dean showing he belongs

There is one certainty in the wild world of sports: You win some, you lose some. Naugatuck native Pat Dean has been on both sides in his first month in…

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Deeper Post 17 squad gets season started

NAUGATUCK — The American Legion Post 17 baseball team opened the season last week with some added depth and a come-from-behind win. The deeper roster stems from the Prospect-Beacon Falls…

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Seniors set example for young Hawks

BEACON FALLS — A young Woodland baseball team grew by leaps and bounds this season. All Brass Division senior captains Tyler Boisvert and Jared Grillo teamed up with senior Matt…

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Naugy’s roster to remain nearly intact

NAUGATUCK — If there is there one thing that could be said about the Naugatuck baseball team in recent years it’s that, win or lose, they have played higher seeds…

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Hawks, ‘Hounds bow out of states

Naugatuck and Woodland dropped opening-round games in state tournament action to end their seasons. No. 31 Woodland (9-11) lost a heartbreaker in Class M action Saturday in Beacon Falls. The…

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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…