Category Archives: Softball

Spring teams deal with winter’s stubbornness

Just when you thought the coast was clear, there comes that knock at the door from Old Man Winter. Heading into the final week of February, we couldn’t help but…

Hawks earn first state tourney win

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys soccer team has put together quite a few successful seasons under head coach Tony Moutinho, but a win in the state tournament has eluded…

Naugy starts new era with win

NAUGATUCK — The new era of Naugatuck boys soccer began Sept. 9 as the Greyhounds looked very much like a three-time defending NVL champion. Naugatuck easily disposed of Wilby, 7-0,…

Fortier makes impact on South Africa tour

Influencing the life of another for the better is among the most significant actions a person can take.  Albertus Magnus junior and former Naugatuck High softball player Gillian Fortier learned…

Summer of softball

Local players hone skills with travel ball Success never comes by accident. It’s marked by hard work, dedication and an undeniable commitment — characteristics found within players whose devotion takes…

Greyhounds leave their mark

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team finished the regular season 11-9 before quick exits in the NVL and the Class L tournaments. That didn’t keep the Greyhounds from leaving a…

Hawks to be represented at Select Games

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland softball team came into the season armed with six seniors and high hopes but fell victim to a late-season slump. Senior captains Carla Piccolo, Sam…

Naugatuck, Woodland fall in states

The Naugatuck and Woodland softball teams’ postseasons were cut short Tuesday in the first round of state tournament action. No. 19 Naugatuck traveled to Windsor to take on the No….

Hawks, Greyhounds bow out of NVL tourney

  Naugatuck and Woodland made quick exits in the Naugatuck Valley League softball tournament on Saturday. The No. 6 Greyhounds fell to No. 2 Torrington, 12-1. Jackie Aronin notched the…

Naugatuck playing with confidence

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team gained a lot of confidence in a come-from-behind win over Wolcott on Monday as the Greyhounds head into this weekend’s NVL tournament. Trailing 3-2,…