Category Archives: Football

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Morse: Let the football follies begin

The stories that come out of the NFL get more bizarre each season. This year’s tidbits have produced nothing short of the head-shaking variety. They run the gamete from New…

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Nofri keeps grinding

When Mark Nofri recruits athletes for the Sacred Heart University football team he looks for players he calls “grinders” — tough kids, a step slow perhaps, but someone who comes…

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Anderson back at the helm

BEACON FALLS — In life there are no do-overs. But every once in a while those second chances arise to stop and smell the roses. Chris Anderson is a humble…

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Phipps accepts new challenge

Woodland football coach heading to Hopkins School BEACON FALLS — After 14 years as a teacher and football coach at Woodland Regional High School, Tim Phipps felt it was in…

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Coney signs to play at UConn

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High senior Bryan Coney signed his letter of intent last week to play football at the University of Connecticut. Coney, a wide receiver and defensive back, owns…

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Grice makes it official

Sharrieff Grice waited six months to officially become a Boston College Eagle. The wait appears worth it after the Kingswood-Oxford senior and Naugatuck resident signed a national letter of intent…

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Nofri leads SHU to best season

FAIRFIELD — The college football season is over. For one Connecticut school, and a man from Naugatuck, it was the best season, ever. Sacred Heart University finished in the top…

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Coney commits to UConn

NAUGATUCK — Bryan Coney has made it official. The Naugatuck senior wide receiver committed to play football at the University of Connecticut in the fall. “I attended a summer camp…

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Journey ends for Naugy

DARIEN — The Naugatuck Greyhounds put together a nine-win season for the second year in a row under head coach Craig Bruno and became the sixth football team in school…

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Hawks pick off Wildcats

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Hawks made it six straight over neighboring rival Seymour with a convincing 41-14 win Nov. 25. The annual Thanksgiving eve was moved up a day…