Category Archives: Soccer

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Defense paves way for 3-peat

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck boys soccer team didn’t exactly light up the scoreboard this season, averaging just a little over two goals per game. But when it came time to…

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Woodland boys reach finals

WATERBURY — The Woodland boys soccer team stood the NVL tournament on its ear. The Hawks held on Tuesday to defeat Oxford, 1-0, in the semifinals of the tournament at…

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Naugy comes together right in time  

WATERBURY — During the regular season, the Crosby boys soccer team picked up its first win over Naugatuck in nearly a quarter century. The Greyhounds got their revenge Tuesday night….

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Hawks return to title game

WATERBURY — Ever since the Woodland girls walked off the field at Municipal Stadium last year following their loss to Watertown in the NVL soccer title game, the Hawks had…

Naugatuck’s Hailey Boulanger (3) battles for possession against Watertown defenders during the NVL semifinals at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury on Monday. Watertown won, 2-0. –KEN MORSE

‘Hounds fall in semis

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck girls showed up at Municipal Stadium Monday on sheer will power and determination as they sought to reach the NVL soccer championship game for the seventh…

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Soccer showdown on the horizon

The Naugatuck Valley League is gearing up for a girls soccer showdown this weekend. The top eight teams in the league will begin tournament play with quarterfinals on Saturday. The…

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Tourney time

The nights are getting noticeably chilly; a sure sign that tournament time is descending on the Naugatuck Valley League. Forget the mittens, bring a helmet as the race for the…

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Hawks lean on stout defense

BEACON FALLS — The mantra of the Woodland girls soccer team over the past few years has been defense and more defense. Woodland brought out its defense Oct. 13 against…

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Working overtime

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls soccer team had to work overtime to get back in the win column. Naugatuck escaped Seymour with a 3-2 overtime victory Monday to improve to…

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Hawks in the hunt

BEACON FALLS — Three weeks ago Woodland boys soccer coach Tony Moutinho was pleased to see his team making progress through a rebuilding season. The Hawks have taken flight since…