Category Archives: Football

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‘Hounds race past Raiders

NAUGATUCK — Behind a stout offensive line, Naugatuck quarterback Jason Bradley unloaded six touchdown passes in last Friday’s season-opener as the Greyhounds came away with a 47-30 win over Torrington….

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Hawks shut down Indians

WATERTOWN — The Woodland defense came into the season-opener with a game plan, then went out and worked it to perfection. The Hawks blanked Watertown by a 24-0 margin last…

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Naugy looks to get defensive

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High is looking to go back to the glory days of defensive football. The 1990 Greyhound team recorded seven shutouts, and in 1993 Naugatuck won its last…

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New era for Hawks football

BEACON FALLS — Woodland comes into the season with a new look in the huddle and on the sidelines. The Hawks are passing the torch with senior Mike Kenney stepping…

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Are you ready for some football?

It’s that time of year again. As the dog days of August wind down and baseball pennant races heat up, the NFL is days away from the start of another…

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Grice commits to Boston College

NAUGATUCK — As many as six scholarship offers were made to Sharrieff Grice. Boston College, UMass, Rutgers, New Hampshire, Fordham and Albany all tried to lure the Kingswood-Oxford prep school…

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Bruno brings passing league to NVL

NAUGATUCK — When Craig Bruno took over the Naugatuck High football program in January 2013, he made no secret of the fact that he wanted to bring the Naugatuck Valley…

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Prep school next for Kingsley

BEACON FALLS — Former Woodland three-sport standout Tanner Kingsley is headed to East Coast Prep in Great Barrington, Mass. to concentrate on his football career A three-year starter at quarterback,…

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Woodland picks Phipps

  BEACON FALLS — Tim Phipps couldn’t have imagined his football coaching career was on the perfect path when he narrowly lost out on the Naugatuck job last year. But…

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Shea takes time to reflect

BEACON FALLS — Tim Shea, who resigned earlier this month as Woodland’s head football coach, opened up last week about his decision to leave the program with which he has…