Category Archives: Soccer

Tourney roundup

NVL tournaments kicked off Saturday with quarterfinal action. In boys soccer, Naugatuck and Woodland advanced to the semifinals. No. 1 Naugatuck beat No. 8 Kennedy, 4-0, behind goals from David…

Gearing up for tourney

The Naugatuck and Woodland boys soccer teams collided in last year’s NVL championship game. The two sides will have their sights set on a potential rematch when the tournament begins…

Girls set to go in NVL tourney

  The field for the NVL girls soccer tournament is set. Woodland (14-1-1, 13-1 NVL) secured the top seed with a 3-1 win over Naugatuck on Monday and a 4-0…

Last line of defense

BEACON FALLS — At first glance it almost seems impossible. Trying to stop a soccer ball from going into a net that stands 8 feet high and 24 feet wide…

Greyhounds embrace defensive mentality

NAUGATUCK — The saying goes the best defense is a good offense. Then there is the Naugatuck boys soccer team, which favors a motto of don’t let them score and…

One game at a time

NAUGATUCK — After stringing together two solid games to even their record, the Greyhounds faced a pair of stiff tests. The first came Oct. 7 against perennial power Watertown. The…

Relentless defense leads Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team is on a mission, and its showing on the pitch. The Greyhounds have outscored the opposition 23-1 through eight games thanks to a…

Woodland gets offense in gear

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys soccer team is creating quite a stir in the NVL. The Hawks’ only blemishes so far are a 1-0 loss to defending NVL champion…

Loss stokes Hawks’ fire

BEACON FALLS — Sometimes a little reminder is the right amount of incentive to rekindle the flames. The Woodland girls soccer team got that reminder Sept. 27 in a 1-0…

Naugy gets back on track

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls soccer team endured a tough stretch that saw the Greyhounds drop four straight games and only score one goal in the process. The Greyhounds put…