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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…