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Category Archives: Basketball

Greyhounds chasing consistency

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls basketball team seems like it is going through a one-step-forward-two-steps-back kind of season. The learning process takes time, and some lessons take a little longer…

Hawks on the verge

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls are a team on the threshold of being in the hunt, but the Hawks need to prove it by beating one of the top…

Hawks searching for offensive identity

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys basketball team is looking for a much-needed offensive spark. In loses to Wilby, 75-22, and Torrington, 84-38, last week, the Hawks put up their…

Naugy looks to make second-half push

NAUGATUCK — The combined record of the Greyhound’s first seven opponents stood at 37-19 through Tuesday. So, it would be hard to imagine they find themselves in good position at…

Woodland rallies, tops Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — The Woodland girls basketball team showed persistence in rallying past the Greyhounds Jan. 6 to pull out a 46-39 win. Naugatuck (3-6) took the lead with three minutes…

Naugy gets offense on track vs. Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Rivals in the NVL Iron Division met for the first time this season when Naugatuck travelled to Woodland last Friday night. The game was a one-sided affair…

Piccirillo keeps busy

Proper time management is key to being successful in college. It’s even more crucial for student-athletes trying to balance their lives in the classroom and on the field. Angelina Piccirillo,…

Plasky settling into new role

NAUGATUCK — Ron Plasky is no stranger to the sidelines. Plasky spent six seasons as an assistant coach for the Naugatuck High girls basketball team under former head coach Keith…

Sluggish starts hinder Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Slow starts have been an Achilles’ heel for the Woodland boys basketball team early on this season. For the second straight game, the Hawks had trouble coming…

Diverse offense leads to fast start 

BEACON FALLS — With an offense that can spread the ball around, the Woodland girls opened the season with a pair of resounding wins before falling for the first time….