Category Archives: Basketball

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….

Greyhounds in NVL tourney, Hawks pick up another win

The Naugatuck boys basketball team has achieved its second goal of the season — qualifying for the Naugatuck Valley League tournament. The Greyhounds secured their spot as the No. 8…

Ball’s in their court

Woodland, Naugatuck look to take advantage of opportunities The Woodland and Naugatuck girls basketball teams are headed for states. Now, what the Hawks and Greyhounds do with their opportunities is…

Competitive fire burns bright

When the ball is in the air there is only one thing that matters, the desire to win. Regardless of a team’s record the fire of competition burns strong. The…

Woodland knocks off Naugy to qualify for states

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland and Naugatuck girls met for the second time this season last Friday with both teams needing just one more win to qualify for the postseason….

Firsts for Greyhounds, Hawks

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds entered last Friday’s game versus Woodland looking for their first three-game win streak of the season, while the Hawks sought to keep the momentum going from…

Benches making an impact

The Naugatuck and Woodland boys basketball teams may be heading in different directions, but they do share one thing in common — a bench that is making an impact. The…

Postseason within reach

The Naugatuck and Woodland girls basketball teams may have taken different roads this season, but they appear to be headed for the same destination — the postseason. Naugatuck went 3-3…

1,000 points and counting

BEACON FALLS — Woodland senior Morina Bojka earned her 1,000th-career point Jan 20. Bojka converted the 1,000th point on a foul shot in a 55-47 win over Waterbury Career Academy….

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…