Category Archives: Cross Country

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Setting the pace

Naugatuck boys, Woodland girls sweep opening meet MIDDLEBURY — Hop Brook was buzzing Tuesday afternoon as four NVL teams went head to head in the season’s first cross country meet….

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Hawks out to be front-runners

BEACON FALLS — After a 15-1 record and a second-place finish in the NVL, the Woodland boys cross country team looks to have another competitive year in 2016. The boys…

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Seniors set the pace

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck cross country program has stolen the spotlight in the NVL over the last few seasons. The Greyhounds’ success continued into last season. The boys won their…

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Humble beginning jumpstarts impressive career

BEACON FALLS — Jeff Lownds started his own coaching career, and has made the most of his opportunities. It all began in 1981 at Long River Middle School in Prospect…

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Woodland races at states  

MANCHESTER — The Woodland boys cross country team landed in the top ten of the Class SS state meet for the second year in a row. The Hawks finished sixth…

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‘Hounds run at Class L meet

MANCHESTER — Naugatuck cross country has certainly made a case of being recognized as elite. After the boys and girls teams finished first and fifth in the NVL meet, respectively,…

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Running for a title

WATERTOWN — Grady Beasley and Mark Zamani were shoulder-to-shoulder approaching the final half-mile of the NVL cross country championship Oct. 21 at Veterans Park in Watertown. Beasley, a three-time All-NVL…

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‘Hounds, Hawks collide on the course

BEACON FALLS — The preliminary to the main event took place Tuesday on the Woodland track. The Hawks hosted Naugatuck, Seymour and Kennedy in the final cross country meet of…

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Hawks not slowing down

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys cross country team keeps going and going. The Hawks remain undefeated after running past Derby (19-42), Holy Cross (16-43) and Sacred Heart (15-45) on…

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Perfect pace

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls and boys cross country teams took another step forward Tuesday in Torrington, as both squads swept the meet to improve to 6-0 on the…