Category Archives: Basketball

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Hawks return solid core

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Hawks come into the season armed and ready to make a solid run in the NVL after missing out on the league tournament last year…

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Wildcats outlast Panthers

NAUGATUCK — The madness of March was in full effect at Hillside Intermediate School March 26. About 150 vocal fans packed the house to watch the No. 1 Wildcats go…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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‘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…

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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….

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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…