Category Archives: Tennis

Spring teams deal with winter’s stubbornness

Just when you thought the coast was clear, there comes that knock at the door from Old Man Winter. Heading into the final week of February, we couldn’t help but…

Greyhounds, Hawks compete in girls tennis open

NEW HAVEN — The Woodland and Naugatuck girls tennis teams accomplished a lot this season and concluded that success last week in the State Open at Yale University. Both teams…

Roulanaitis goes out on top

The road to a championship is never a walk in the park. Woodland senior Mike Roulanaitis knows all about that. Roulanaitis, the Hawks’ No.1 singles player, survived two grueling matches…

A finals run

Naugy tandem, Woodland’s top singles player make run to NVL title matches BEACON FALLS — The Naugatuck Valley League girls individual tennis tournament proved a few of things. St. Paul…

Naugy girls rally to win title

BEACON FALLS — All season long Naugatuck girls tennis coach Jose Sendra had a simple philosophy: he wanted his team to be playing the best when it mattered the most….

Woodland’s Roulanaitis advances in NVLs

BEACON FALLS — The Naugatuck Valley League boys individual tennis tournament began on Monday at Woodland with the best of the best going at it across the net. Each NVL…

Naugy takes shot at title

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls tennis team started the season in April having to replace five starters who graduated last year. Now, the Greyhounds are one win away from a…

Naugy knocks out Woodland

NAUGATUCK — The battles between Naugatuck and Woodland across the tennis net have been legendary. Two years ago, Woodland escaped on a tiebreaker to win the NVL girls title. Last…

Greyhounds advance, Hawks fall

The goal at the start of the season for both the Naugatuck and Woodland boys tennis teams was to reach the NVL tournament. The Greyhounds mustered up a handful of…

Hawks getting swagger back

BEACON FALLS — After dropping three of four matches by slim 4-3 decisions, the Woodland girls tennis team began to get its swagger back last Thursday with a shutout win…