Category Archives: Football

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Riverdawgs up and running

Semi-pro team presents another opportunity for players In the Naugatuck Valley League, high school football means a lot to its current and former players. But what about when the games…

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Anderson resigns as Hawks’ coach

BEACON FALLS — Chris Anderson’s second stint as the head football coach at Woodland High was much shorter than his first go-round. Anderson resigned earlier this month as the Hawks’…

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Coney proves he belongs

STORRS — The biggest battle Bryan Coney faced when he arrived on the UConn campus and put on a football uniform wasn’t learning the offense or improving his hands or…

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Coney turning heads at Storrs

STORRS — Just over a year ago Bryan Coney played his final high school football game of his career. The Naugatuck High School graduate has come a long way since…

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Hawks fall short

SEYMOUR — Woodland’s season ended sooner than the Hawks had hoped. Woodland faced Seymour in the annual Thanksgiving eve matchup with playoff hopes on the line for both teams. In…

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Chargers overwhelm ‘Hounds

NAUGATUCK — As the masses swarmed the stands and surrounding areas, the Greyhounds took the field Thanksgiving morning to face Ansonia for the 116th time in the storied rivalry. Naugatuck…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

High school football and I have a whole lot in common. We’ve both been built with tradition at our foundations. We’re both cornerstones of Small-Town America. We’ve both always had…

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Naugy faces stiff challenge

The Naugatuck Greyhounds come into the 116th Thanksgiving Day meeting with Ansonia facing its biggest challenge in eight years. Most fans don’t give Naugatuck (5-4) much of a shot against…

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Seniors seek to make their mark on rivalry

Rivalry games are a commonality in the world of high school football. The buzz and intensity of the Thanksgiving game has become almost as sacred as the holiday itself. The…

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A constant force

Sistrunk carries Greyhounds through transition At the start of the Greyhounds’ season there were a lot of questions as to how the Garnett and Grey would transition. After losing players…