Category Archives: Soccer


Woodland overpowers Naugy

BEACON FALLS — The Hawks are quickly becoming a team to be reckoned with on the pitch. Woodland, the defending NVL champions, may have lost a few talented players from…


‘Hounds hold off Hawks

NAUGATUCK — The goal in a high school soccer is 8 feet high and 24 feet wide, certainly more than enough room to send a soccer ball to the back…


Stakes are high for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The target only got bigger two games into the season. Woodland, the defending NVL champions, breezed to a season-opening 7-0 win over Seymour Sept. 9. The Hawks…


Hawks make early statement

BEACON FALLS — The Hawks used a second-half comeback to secure a season-opening 2-1 win Sept. 9 over Seymour in a match that could play out again at the NVL…


Naugy shakes off sluggish start

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds took a little while to impose their will in the season-opener Sept. 9, but when they did they came away with a 4-2 win at Torrington….


Hawks looking to start fast

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys soccer team has relied on late-season surges the past two years to earn a postseason berth. This year, the Hawks are looking for a…


New era, same soccer style

  NAUGATUCK — A legacy has come to an end and a legend has begun. Former Naugatuck boys soccer coach Art Nunes, who was a player on the first Naugatuck…


Hawks the hunted

BEACON FALLS — The Hawks know it will be a very difficult task to duplicate last year’s undefeated season in the NVL that was capped with their first league soccer title…


Naugy girls out to finish strong

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls soccer team comes into the season looking to put last year behind them. There was a lot of expectations with a new head coach, and…


Prediction precedes first soccer title

This fall will mark athletic anniversaries for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School. The Citizen’s News will take a look back at three of those moments starting this…