Category Archives: Soccer

Naugy taking business-like approach

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team heads into the season in a business-like manner as the Greyhounds prepare to defend their NVL title. Gone are the unrealistic expectations of…

Hawks crave top spot

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys soccer team is tired of coming up short, and the Hawks want to get back on top for the first time in six years….

Hawks reload on the pitch

BEACON FALLS — Unless the season ends in the state championship game, most teams have something to think about during the offseason. The what-could-have-been scenarios can play out over and…

Greyhounds looking to get back on track

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls soccer team is gearing up to get back to the state tournament after missing out last year for the first time since 2004. The Greyhounds…

Dutra continues soccer journey

Former Naugatuck Greyhound Filipe Dutra was looking to play collegiate soccer for Post University but along the way wound up signing a professional contract to play for Boston City FC…

Piccirillo keeps busy

Proper time management is key to being successful in college. It’s even more crucial for student-athletes trying to balance their lives in the classroom and on the field. Angelina Piccirillo,…

Casimiro turns heads at UConn

The UConn women’s soccer team’s coaches knew what kind of player they were getting when they recruited former Woodland midfielder Alexa Casimiro. They just weren’t sure how she would respond…

Nonnewaug’s Naugatuck connection

Nonnewaug High School’s soccer connection to Naugatuck isn’t hard to spot, all it takes is a quick glance at the girls’ roster. Two of the team’s three senior captains —…

Naugy fights through season of challenges

NAUGATUCK — This season was a challenging one for the Naugatuck girls soccer team. The Greyhounds started the year with two victories before the first of two bouts of injuries…

Season shows Woodland no longer underdogs

BEACON FALLS — Despite finishing last year as the NVL runner-up, the Woodland boys soccer came into the season as a bit of an underdog. Armed with only four seniors,…