Category Archives: Football

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Ansonia tops Greyhounds

ANSONIA — Naugatuck’s season came to an end on Thanksgiving. The Greyhounds headed to Ansonia for their latest installment in the century-old rivalry looking to snap a five-game losing streak…

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Seymour runs away with win over Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Woodland and Seymour met for the 15th time on the gridiron on Thanksgiving eve. With the overall series tied at 7-7, the Wildcats came into the Woods…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the most wonderful time of the year. There are as many stressors in this day and age as there ever have been when it comes…

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Moffo takes the reins

For the fourth time in as many seasons, the Woodland football team kicked off the year with a different head coach. Chris Moffo, who has been a member of Woodland’s…

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Dynamic duo sparks balanced offense

Defenses are most successful when they attack a team’s weakest link. That’s easier said than done against the 2016 Greyhounds. The Greyhounds attack opponents with a balanced offense that can…

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Captains of a young ship

As freshmen, Isaac Negron, Scott Lawrence, Quincy Koch, Cody Doyle and Adam Testone were among a dozen members of Woodland’s Class of 2017 who suited up for the Hawks on…

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Greyhounds turn weakness into strength

One of the key ingredients to success is how well one overcomes adversity. For Naugatuck senior Brandon Papp, adversity struck on the second play from scrimmage his freshman year. Papp,…

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Defense will be key on Thanksgiving

There will be a lot more on the line than bragging rights when two of the oldest gridiron rivals in the state meet on Thanksgiving morning. Naugatuck will be looking…

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Upset-minded Hawks face tough task

The history of the Woodland-Seymour gridiron series has seen games that decided NVL titles and a game in the state playoffs. Overall, the series is tied 7-7, but the two…

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Hawks run over Kennedy

WATERBURY — The Hawks have made steady improvement since day one of the football season. All the hard work and belief in each other finally came to a head last…