Category Archives: Basketball

44 years of hoops

Naugatuck’s Friday Night League still going strong NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Basketball Association, often referred to as the Friday Night League, had a modest beginning 44 years ago in the…

Kuczenski goes out a champion at Eastern

When former Naugatuck big man Brandon Kuczenski was on the court for the Greyhounds good things happened. Playing as a captain for Naugy, the 6-foot-5-inch 240-pound Kuczenski, a two-time All-NVL…

Naugy swims to ninth in Class L

The Naugatuck boys swim team finished the season in the top ten of Class L. The Greyhounds swam to ninth with 215 points at the Class L state meet on…

Naugy’s journey ends in postseason

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team’s journey back to the postseason led the Greyhounds to Norwich on Monday night for a first-round game in the Class LL state tournament….

Greyhounds battle Torrington

Red Raiders heat up, pull away from Naugatuck in Class L opener TORRINGTON — The Greyhounds came into the season looking to qualify for the state tournament for the first…

Woodland falls in first round

Seniors paved the way to postseason BEACON FALLS — The game plan entering the season was for the young Hawks to follow senior captains Morina Bojka, Maddie Hupprich and Jenna…

Naugatuck primed for state tournament  

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team went into the NVL tournament as the No. 8 seed and faced the monumental task of trying to take down top-seeded and undefeated…

Hawks end season on high note

BEACON FALLS — With only two returning players with considerable varsity minutes under their belts, it took a while for the Woodland boys basketball team to get the pieces to…

League immortalizes legend

BEACON FALLS — Anyone who grew up in Beacon Falls over the last 40 years, probably has a memory about Doug Moffat. And it probably makes them smile to this…

Girls’ tournaments set

The brackets are set for the girls’ state basketball tournaments. Naugatuck (7-13) is the No. 26 seed in the Class L tournament. The Greyhounds will visit NVL foe and No….