Category Archives: Swimming


Hawks make waves in Class S

MIDDLETOWN — The Woodland girls swim team finished up its best season since 2011 with a top ten finish at the Class S state championship meet Nov. 16 at Wesleyan…


Naugy swims to 17th in Class M

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck girls swim team concluded the season Nov. 15 with a 17th-place finish at the Class M state championship meet at Wesleyan University. Naugatuck, which scored 94…


Record-breaking first impression

BEACON FALLS — The first time Dia Gawronski got into the pool for the Woodland girls swim team she hardly noticed the competition in the next lane. After all her…


Hawks battle to 4th at NVLs

WATERBURY — The waves in the pool were still settling after the first race and it was already apparent that last week’s NVL championship meet was going to come down…


Greyhounds display progress at NVLs

WATERBURY — Though the Naugatuck girls swim team finished sixth at the NVL championship meet last week, the progress made throughout the season by the young Greyhounds was on full…


Naugy, Woodland ready to dive into NVLs

The Naugatuck and Woodland girls swim teams are hitting their stride as the NVL championship meet approaches. The NVL time trials are Nov. 1, followed by the NVL diving championship…


Records fall, wins mount for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Records are falling at Woodland, and it’s translating into an increasing number of victories. Junior Dia Gawronski shattered the school record in the 200 IM and the…


Blend of experience, youth leads Greyhounds to win

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls swim team used a mixture of experience and youth to swim past Holy Cross Tuesday night and get back in the win column. Led by…


Hawks use depth to swim past ‘Hounds

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim team continued to show itself as one of the top teams in the NVL by earning a 93-85 win over Naugatuck Sept. 30….


Meeting expectations

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim team entered the season with high expectations. The Hawks haven’t disappointed. “They’ve met and slightly exceeded [my expectations] primarily based on the times…