Category Archives: Football

Defense will be key on Thanksgiving

There will be a lot more on the line than bragging rights when two of the oldest gridiron rivals in the state meet on Thanksgiving morning. Naugatuck will be looking…

Upset-minded Hawks face tough task

The history of the Woodland-Seymour gridiron series has seen games that decided NVL titles and a game in the state playoffs. Overall, the series is tied 7-7, but the two…

Hawks run over Kennedy

WATERBURY — The Hawks have made steady improvement since day one of the football season. All the hard work and belief in each other finally came to a head last…

Greyhounds keep playoff hopes alive

  NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds would not be denied victory in their final home game of the season. After suffering a devastating loss to Wolcott on Nov. 4, Naugatuck came…

Woodland falls to Torrington

TORRINGTON — The Woodland football team traveled to Torrington last Friday night in search of its first win of the season. The Hawks held the Red Raiders in check early,…

Wolcott snaps Naugy’s streak  

WOLCOTT— Naugatuck’s five-game win streak came to an abrupt end Nov. 4 in a hard-fought game in the cold against Wolcott. The Eagles had Naugatuck’s number as Wolcott came out…

Greyhounds building momentum

NAUGATUCK — As they approach the final leg of the season, the Greyhounds haven’t lost any momentum. On a night that saw sub-par conditions — to put it nicely —…

Rally comes up short

BEACON FALLS — After falling behind four scores last Friday night against St. Paul, the Hawks unanswered back with three of their own but fell short of completing the comeback….

No quit in Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Trailing 27-7 at halftime, the Hawks showed no signs of quitting when they took the field for the third quarter last Friday against Wolcott. Senior captain Isaac…

Greyhounds extend win streak

WATERTOWN — The Greyhounds are riding the wave of a four-game winning streak heading into the bye week. The Greyhounds tallied their fourth victory in a row Oct. 14 dominating…