Category Archives: Softball

Hawks battling through rough stretch

BEACON FALLS — Every team goes through a rough patch during the season but eventually comes out of it no worse for wear. The Woodland softball team got off to…

A bonding experience

NAUGATUCK — Every other year since 2009, the Greyhounds have packed their bags during spring vacation and settled in at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla….

On-the-field training

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland softball team is learning early on that the season has its ups and downs. The Hawks have felt the spoils of victory and the sting…

Naugy ‘putting the pieces in place’

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team came into the season with a few of holes to fill, and the early results have seen the Greyhounds fill some of them. The…

‘Collective effort’ to spark offense

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team comes into the season needing to find a way to manufacture a few runs. Naugatuck graduated All-NVL and All-State slugger Jackie Aronin, a .455…

Hawks ‘ready for the season’ 

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland softball team will carry a much lighter bat bag this season after graduating six seniors, four of whom were All-NVL or All-Brass Division in the…

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…