Category Archives: Football

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One game left

Poeta comes up big as Hawks advance to Class S final WOLCOTT — Until last weekend, the only people who had ever heard of Joe Poeta were his family, friends…

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Vaccarelli steps up for Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Woodland High sophomore Coby Vaccarelli is accustomed to taking advantage of opportunities. So when sophomore tailback Sean McAllen went down with an injury Tuesday night, Vaccarelli was…

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Hawks advance to Class S semifinals

BEACON FALLS — Woodland thought its run defense was good Nov. 29 against Seymour. The Hawks’ encore in the Class S quarterfinals was even better. No. 4-seeded Woodland held Morgan…

Woodland’s defense comes up big versus Seymour

SEYMOUR — A defense that has had a knack for coming up with big stops in late-game situations did it in the biggest spot yet. With Woodland holding a 22-19…

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Naugy falls to Ansonia in high-scoring affair

NAUGATUCK — Win or lose, the football players who took part in the 2013 Thanksgiving Day game between Naugatuck and Ansonia will forever be remembered for playing in the highest…

Woodland opens Class S playoffs at home

BEACON FALLS — Woodland begins its bid for a football championship tonight in Beacon Falls. No. 4 Woodland (10-2) faces No. 5 Morgan (10-1) in the quarterfinals of Class S…

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Citizen’s News’ special Thanksgiving football section published the week of Nov. 29, 2013. I became the head chef at our family’s Christmas Eve…

The tradition of Thanksgiving and football

In 1620, colonists left England to set sail towards a place that would one day be called the United States of America. The brave souls, 102 in all, spent 66…

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Mariano carries on family legacy

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Citizen’s News’ special Thanksgiving football section published the week of Nov. 29, 2013. The Naugatuck-Ansonia Thanksgiving Day football game is more than a…

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Constructing a coaching staff

Bruno brings fresh blood, excitement to Naugatuck’s sidelines Editor’s note: This article appears in the special Thanksgiving football section published by the Citizen’s News the week of Nov. 29, 2013….