Category Archives: Softball


‘Hounds head into NVLs

NAUGATUCK — Tuesday was Clash For The Cure night at Naugatuck High School as the Greyhounds helped raise money for cancer research. It was also the softball team’s regular season…


Hawks rally

BEACON FALLS — Things didn’t look good for Woodland Tuesday afternoon. Hamden erupted in the top of the seventh inning to turn a 3-1 Woodland lead into a 4-3 deficit….


Fortier makes good first impression

NEW HAVEN — There’s one moment from Gillian Fortier’s sensational freshman season with the Albertus Magnus softball team that sticks out in coach Ed Emielita’s mind. “We played against Emmanuel…


Season of streaks

NAUGATUCK — After a loss to Holy Cross on Tuesday, the Naugatuck softball team entered the final stretch of the regular season with a 7-7 record (7-6 NVL). The season…


Hupprich no-hits Derby

BEACON FALLS — When Woodland’s Stephanie Kiley threw a no-hitter in a win over Wilby back on April 16 everyone seemed to forget that the then 3-1 Hawks were trying…


Greyhounds find a groove

NAUGATUCK — After playing in the warmth of Orlando, Fla., the Naugatuck softball team returned to the borough late last week to some more fantastic weather. Just like the weather…


Kiley hurls no-hitter

BEACON FALLS — Stephanie Kiley gave the kind of performance in the pitcher’s circle that can lead a team to victory. Kiley, the Hawks’ senior co-captain, fired a no-hitter April…


‘Hounds find magic

NAUGATUCK — Walt Disney World. The place where magic happens. A little magic was what Naugatuck head softball coach Kevin Wesche was looking for as he took his team to…


Hawks up to the task

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland softball team came into the season with the daunting task of rebuilding a dynasty. Over the last four seasons Samantha Lee gave the Hawks a…


Familiar faces fill lineup

NAUGATUCK — Coach Kevin Wesche and his team stepped onto the football field last week for the first time this season for tryouts. Football field? Doesn’t Wesche coach softball? Wesche…