Category Archives: Football


Renewed rivalry

Naugatuck, Seymour meet on gridiron SEYMOUR — The last time Naugatuck and Seymour High school met on the gridiron was in 2010. That year, the Greyhounds overcame the odds and…


Hawks’ youth shows in opener

BEACON FALLS — Woodland’s season-opener was filled with the positives and negatives one would expect with an underclassmen-laden team looking to grow into its own. Crosby came into Woodland Sept….

Naugatuck’s Michael Plasky (8) throws a pass under pressure from Derby’s Tom Abel Sept. 9 in Naugatuck. Naugatuck won the game, 44-21. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Naugy rallies for opening win

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds ran rampant as they opened up the 2016 season Sept. 9 with a decisive second-half comeback against Derby. Naugatuck headed into the locker room at halftime…


Young Hawks ready to kick off season

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland football team will be led on the gridiron this season by its fourth head coach in as many years. Last season, the new coach was…


Naugy blends experience and youth

NAUGATUCK — Fall is knocking on Naugatuck’s door and so is the 2016 high school football season. The Greyhounds are chomping at the bit for another year on the gridiron…


Grice looking to make larger impact at BC

Sharrief Grice will kick off his sophomore season at Boston College this weekend and the 6-foot-1-inch, 224-pound linebacker from Naugatuck is looking to stake his claim on defense for the…


Balanced attack paves the way to title

This fall will mark athletic anniversaries for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School. The Citizen’s News started its look back on three of those moments last week with…


Coney goes from walk-on to scholarship player

STORRS — Just three months ago Bryan Coney, a sophomore wide receiver for the University of Connecticut, was talking about working hard to prove he had a role on the…


Season-opener in sight

NAUGATUCK — While most football teams still have to wait about a month for the regular season start, the season-opener is just around the corner for one team in Naugatuck….


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…