Category Archives: Football

Woodland beat Naugatuck, 50-24, Nov. 6 in Beacon Falls to win the George Pinho Trophy. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Naugy, Woodland playing for Pinho Trophy

The neighboring gridiron rivalry between Naugatuck and Woodland took on a special tone four seasons ago when they started playing for the George Pinho Memorial Trophy, named in honor of…

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Hawks fall to Hearts

BEACON FALLS — The learning curve on the gridiron can be a daunting task, especially for a young team. Woodland, which is sporting its youngest team since its first varsity…

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Greyhounds rout Raiders

NAUGATUCK — You know it’s a good night when Naugatuck starts kicking extra points, and last Friday was certainly a good night for the Greyhounds as they ran away with…

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Learning on the job

Execution key for young Hawks WATERTOWN — The Hawks reached into their bag of tricks early last Friday night in Watertown. Woodland sought to catch the Indians off guard with…

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Renewed rivalry

Naugatuck, Seymour meet on gridiron SEYMOUR — The last time Naugatuck and Seymour High school met on the gridiron was in 2010. That year, the Greyhounds overcame the odds and…

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Hawks’ youth shows in opener

BEACON FALLS — Woodland’s season-opener was filled with the positives and negatives one would expect with an underclassmen-laden team looking to grow into its own. Crosby came into Woodland Sept….

Naugatuck’s Michael Plasky (8) throws a pass under pressure from Derby’s Tom Abel Sept. 9 in Naugatuck. Naugatuck won the game, 44-21. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Naugy rallies for opening win

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds ran rampant as they opened up the 2016 season Sept. 9 with a decisive second-half comeback against Derby. Naugatuck headed into the locker room at halftime…

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Young Hawks ready to kick off season

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland football team will be led on the gridiron this season by its fourth head coach in as many years. Last season, the new coach was…

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Naugy blends experience and youth

NAUGATUCK — Fall is knocking on Naugatuck’s door and so is the 2016 high school football season. The Greyhounds are chomping at the bit for another year on the gridiron…

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Grice looking to make larger impact at BC

Sharrief Grice will kick off his sophomore season at Boston College this weekend and the 6-foot-1-inch, 224-pound linebacker from Naugatuck is looking to stake his claim on defense for the…