Category Archives: Basketball


Elks win Little Pal championship

NAUGATUCK — The road to a championship is often littered with potholes and obstructions, sending even the best teams careening into a ditch. The Elks of the YMCA Little Pal…


Naugy’s run ends in final

UNCASVILLE — There was record attendance over the weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena for the CIAC’s basketball championships. Helping to set that mark were the tons of Naugy fans…


Greyhounds earn their place in history

As I walked through Mohegan Sun Sunday, I was almost in awe. It seemed as if every row of slot machines, every store at the gorgeous mall, every long line…


Naugy to play for title

EAST HAVEN — The quarterback had one more touchdown pass left in his right arm. Jason Bradley heaved a three-quarters-court pass with 7.9 seconds remaining to Jarron Chapman, whose slam…


Naugy ousts Middletown

MIDDLETOWN — It was a sold-out crowd Monday night as No. 7 Naugatuck took on No. 2 Middletown in the Class L quarterfinal before an estimated 1,200 fans. The word…


‘Little angels’ inspire coach

NAUGATUCK — There is a distinct correlation between overcoming adversity and athletic success. In between the X’s and O’s on his chalkboard, coach Fred Scheithe found a little magic to…


Greyhounds advance

NAUGATUCK — The Edward Mariano Gymnasium at Naugatuck High was a packed and rocking house Tuesday night. Former Naugy athletes, youth league basketball coaches, everyone came out to watch No….


NVL run ends in semis

Greyhounds turn focus to states WATERBURY — The Naugatuck Greyhounds came into Monday night hotter than a pistol. They had won ten straight NVL games, including a win in the…


Naugy advances

WATERBURY — Naugatuck will face Crosby tonight in the semifinals of the NVL boys basketball tournament. The No. 2 Greyhounds and the No. 3 Bulldogs will meet at 5 p.m….


Hawks build strong foundation

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls basketball team entered the season armed with just one senior on the squad. The Hawks underwent a major reconstruction project and came within a…