Category Archives: Soccer


Hawks seek to fortify defense

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Hawks boys’ soccer team has scored nine goals in their first four games on the season, which would generally be a good sign early on….


Naugy runs early-season gauntlet

NAUGATUCK — It took one week and four games, but the Greyhounds picked up their first win of the season Tuesday night at home against Torrington. The Greyhounds (1-3) blanked…


Practice makes perfect

NAUGATUCK — Going full-tilt in practice is paying off for the Naugy boys soccer team. The ‘Hounds improved to 4-0 following a 4-0 victory over Kennedy on Tuesday evening. Naugy…


Opening day on the pitch

Naugatuck and Woodland kicked off the soccer season Tuesday as the boys and girls teams faced off on the pitch. The Naugatuck boys went to Woodland and came away with…


Cupboard full for Naugy

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team comes into the season looking to defend its Naugatuck Valley League title. That is nothing new for a team that has played in…


Hawks look to gel

Blend of experience, youth breeds confidence for Woodland BEACON FALLS — Entering his 13th season as head coach of the Woodland boys soccer team, there isn’t much Tony Moutinho hasn’t…


‘Hounds ready for new roles

NAUGATUCK — Two years ago the Naugatuck girls soccer team stumbled down the stretch losing the final two regular season games before falling in the semifinals of the Naugatuck Valley…


Determination drives Hawks

BEACON FALLS — In her second season as the Woodland girls soccer coach, Cait Witham looks to take advantage of an experienced roster to fight their way out of the…


A dream come true

Santos suits up for Portuguese national team There is no greater honor for an athlete than to play for the country of his or her heritage. Naugatuck’s Steph Santos lived…

Naugatuck High graduate Steph Santos (2), a junior midfielder at the University of Hartford, will play for the Portuguese national women’s team takes in the 21st Algarve Cup. - STEVE MCLAUGHLIN/UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD ATHLETICS

Santos to play for Portuguese national team

WEST HARTFORD — When the Portuguese national women’s team takes the field March 5 for the 21st Algarve Cup, Naugatuck High School graduate Stephanie Santos will take the field as…