Category Archives: Softball

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‘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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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‘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…

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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…

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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…