Category Archives: Swimming


Naugy shows staying power

NAUGATUCK — The end of a meet tends to challenge the endurance of an inexperienced swimmer. And while the Greyhounds’ lineup lacks depth in numbers and experience, the results tell…


Hard work pays off

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim and diving team is off to a fast start. A combination of leadership, perseverance and some up-and-comers has led to wins over Wilby,…


A homecoming for Naugy

‘Hounds returns to home pool with a foundation to build on NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds are back at home and ready to compete. Renovations are complete at the Naugatuck High…


Hawks to lean on depth, diving

BEACON FALLS — As the Woodland girls swimming and diving team looks to continue building on improvements made over the past couple of seasons, the Hawks will have one key…


Hawks swim to 8th at states

BEACON FALLS — Not limited by its baker’s dozen roster, the Woodland boys swim team posted an eighth-place finish at last week’s Class S championships at Wesleyan University in Middletown….


Naugy takes final strokes

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck boys swim season wrapped up at the Class L state championships last week. The ‘Hounds had a total of five swimmers who qualified for the finals in…


Winter wrap-up

  At long last, the high school winter sports season is all over in these parts. We say that not as much in a good-riddance manner as we do ready…


Woodland makes waves

WATERBURY — Despite fielding one of the smallest team at the Naugatuck Valley League championships, the Woodland boys swam to a sixth-place finish at the league finals last Friday at…


Naugy swims to 4th at NVLs

Greyhounds earn personal bests as times drop in the pool WATERBURY — In the sports of swimming and diving, you can only control your performance. Based on that premise, the…


Gawronski sets records in pool

PROSPECT — Dia Gawronski, an eighth-grade student at Long River Middle School, had a season to remember as a member of the school’s swim team. Gawronski set five school records…