Category Archives: Basketball


Down to the wire

Hawks, ‘Hounds battle to buzzer NAUGATUCK — The Woodland girls basketball team took on the Greyhounds last Friday in the first game to be played in the new-look Ed Mariano…


Naugy out to make noise

NAUGATUCK — The renovation of the gymnasium at Naugatuck High School has just been completed. Just like the renovation, tryouts have also wrapped up for Coach Mike Wilson and his…


Hawks look to start fast

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys basketball team is looking to pick up from where it ended last season — on a high note. “We finished last year strong and…


Youth movement

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Valley saw a significant amount of snow last week for the first time this school year, and along with school cancellations, the storm made sure to…


Hawks eye return to postseason

BEACON FALLS — After winning three of four games to close out last season, the Woodland girls basketball team is looking to carry that momentum onto the hardwood this year….


Basketball association holding tryouts

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Basketball Association is holding tryouts for the upcoming season. Tryouts are Dec. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hillside Intermediate School, 51 Hillside Ave. Players…


Grinder Boys claim title

NAUGATUCK — They don’t call it March Madness for nothing. The Little Pal senior boys basketball tournament had all the highs and lows that give meaning to the thrill of…


Tournament to benefit Prospect family

BEACON FALLS — The first Karen Delpama 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be held Saturday at Woodland Regional High School. Longtime Prospect residents Joe and Karen Delpama both contracted…


Winter wrap-up

  At long last, the high school winter sports season is all over in these parts. We say that not as much in a good-riddance manner as we do ready…


Finish not indicative of progress

BRISTOL — Don’t be fooled by the ending; the Woodland boys basketball program continues to grow. Tuesday night’s state tournament loss to St. Paul was another example of the Hawks’…