Category Archives: Football

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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….

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Putting the playoff picture into focus

For just the second time ever, we may end up with both local high schools in the state football playoffs. We should know by early afternoon Thursday, when the eight-team…

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Hawks fall in NVL title game

WATERBURY — The only team that has come close to Ansonia during its current 39-game winning streak played a near-perfect football game and dominated the turnover battle. Woodland did neither…

Naugy routs Kennedy after slow start

NAUGATUCK — Before Naugatuck’s senior night football game Nov. 15 against Kennedy, nobody doubted that the Greyhounds would come out with an easy win. But the first play of the…

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Hawks win Copper title in dramatic fashion

BEACON FALLS — In the land of football metaphors, it’s called the Hail Mary. From now on at Woodland, it’s simply referred to as Tanner being Kingsley. With 2 minutes,…