Category Archives: Softball


District play heating up

Robert A. Cole Little League is off to a hot start in the District 3 Major Baseball tournament. Cole is 2-0 after defeating Prospect, 3-2, on Tuesday night in Naugatuck….


Bash to benefit UCLL

NAUGATUCK— Union City Little League is hosting a Ball Park Bash to raise funds for facility improvements. The bash, which will feature appetizers, drinks door prizes and a raffle, will…


Softball seasons end

The postseason runs for the Woodland and Naugatuck softball teams ended abruptly in early-round state tournament action this week. The Hawks, seeded eighth in Class M, bowed out to No….


‘Hounds, Hawks advance

WATERBURY — Who needs strikeouts? Naugatuck softball pitcher Jenna Miller doesn’t. Miller allowed two earned runs and scattered eight hits as the No. 5 Greyhounds knocked off No. 4 Holy…


No pressure

Lee rises to challenge of filling big roles   BEACON FALLS — Samantha Lee wouldn’t take the bait. She refused to pick between softball and volleyball as her favorite sport. “That’s…


Hawks rolling into home stretch

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland softball team has a new sense of confidence entering the stretch run of the season. The Hawks have won eight of their last nine games…


Defense shines for Naugy

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team clung to a 1-0 advantage over Holy Cross in the last inning Tuesday when the defense came up with two plays that put this…


Tough stretch trips up Hawks

Woodland softball bounces back with consecutive wins SEYMOUR — Facing two of the Naugatuck Valley League’s top three softball teams in the same week yielded the first two blemishes for…


Hawks, ‘Hounds need extra innings

NAUGATUCK — When Woodland and Naugatuck meet on the softball diamond, something has to give in this neighboring rivalry. Usually both teams come into the fray with something on the…


Naugy rallies past Kennedy

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck softball team needed a three-run rally in the top of the seventh on Monday to pull out a 5-3 win over the Kennedy Eagles to remain…