Category Archives: Football


Determination drives Vaccarelli

Woodland senior captain Coby Vaccarelli, a vital offensive cog and defensive pillar for the Hawks, has physically overcome more than most twice or three times his age during his four-year…


Playoff hopes on the line

Woodland and Seymour will be playing for more than bragging rights when they meet for the 13th Thanksgiving eve battle on the gridiron. The annual rivalry game will have playoff…


Woodland keeps rolling

WATERBURY — The Woodland Hawks’ defense has been on point this season. The starting squad has held opponents to seven points or fewer in all but one of Woodland’s victories….


Naugatuck puts on devastating performance

NAUGATUCK — When players like Antoine Sistrunk, Tyler Deitlebaum and Devan Biancarelli are firing on all cylinders the Greyhounds can be a devastating force. Last Friday versus Sacred Heart-Kaynor Tech,…

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

Hawks outrun Greyhounds

BEACON FALLS — On his first carry of the evening last Friday night, Woodland’s Sean McAllen fumbled the ball into the waiting arms of the Greyhounds. The senior running back…


Hawks fly by Wildcats

BEACON FALLS — From the opening kickoff, it was clear that the Wildcats would be in for a long night last Friday in Beacon Falls. Set deep for the opening…


Defense seals the deal

NAUGATUCK — For a team that has suffered at the hands of several momentum swings this season, the Greyhounds showed what they can do when the odds shift in their…


Hawks roll to third straight win

WATERBURY — The Hawks were in complete control against Sacred Heart-Kaynor Tech from the opening kick last Saturday at Municipal Stadium. Senior receiver Jon Scirpo returned the opening kickoff to…


‘Hounds blank Bulldogs

WATERBURY — What happens when Greyhounds are pit against Bulldogs? In the case of the Naugatuck High football team, the Greyhounds earn a shutout victory and a fight song in…


Woodland cruises

WATERBURY — Coming out after the half on a dreary night Oct. 9 at Municipal Stadium, the Hawks found themselves down by a point to Holy Cross. Head coach Chris…