Category Archives: Soccer

NVL soccer tourneys set

The brackets are set for the Naugatuck Valley League boys and girls tournament. The tournaments start Saturday with first round games at the higher-seeded schools. The semifinal games of the…

Not much room for error as tourney set to start

Woodland secured the top spot in the NVL tournament with one game to spare. The Hawks will enter the tournament, which starts Saturday at the higher seeds, as the No….

Naugatuck poised, Hawks hot entering tourney

When the Naugatuck Valley League boys soccer tournament rolls around every fall, there’s no secret about which team everybody wants to beat. “We understand that everyone is out to get…

Naugatuck girls head down homestretch

TORRINGTON — The Naugatuck girls soccer team came into its own with a five-game winning streak to end September and put the Greyhounds in the hunt for the top spot…

Hawks gain perspective from loss

BEACON FALLS — Holy Cross snapped the Woodland High girls soccer team’s nine-match winning streak Tuesday night — and it might have been the best thing that could have happened…

Greyhounds finishing on offense

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team has been finding the back of the net with some regularity of late. The Greyhounds tallied 20 goals over the last four games…

Woodland boys in a groove

BEACON FALLS — Woodland High boys soccer coach Tony Moutinho didn’t panic after the Hawks’ 1-3 start to the season. Now, the Hawks have the longest winning streak in the…

Opportunities are there for Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Defense will keep teams competitive, but putting the ball into the back of the net is what will put games into the win column. The Naugy boys soccer…

Woodland surging after sluggish start

BEACON FALLS — After a sluggish start to the season, the Woodland High boys soccer team is starting to fire on all cylinders. The Hawks are undefeated in their last…

Lesson learned through adversity  

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls soccer team is learning to overcome adversity — the kind of lessons that will make the Hawks a team to contend with heading down…