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Category Archives: Track and Field

Hawks locking up spots for states

BEACON FALLS — With less than a month before the NVL championship, the indoor track teams at Woodland continue their sprint-like preparation for the league and state meets. The short…

Greyhounds gaining experience, confidence

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck indoor track team is steadily making strides four meets into the season. Out of 17 events, the Greyhounds have already qualified for the state meet in…

Woodland set for another run

BEACON FALLS — Woodland has established itself as one of the top indoor track programs in the state, and both the girls and boys teams are preparing for another run…

Depth key for Naugy

NAUGATUCK — Seemingly every indoor track season that starts in an even number year ends with the Greyhounds taking home a NVL title. Naugatuck won the boys NVL title in…

Pernell bursts on track scene as a freshman

Michaela Pernell didn’t take long to leave her mark on the track during her freshman season at Merrimack College. The ten-time Berkshire League champion, three-time All-State sprinter, two-time All-New England…

Humble beginning jumpstarts impressive career

BEACON FALLS — Jeff Lownds started his own coaching career, and has made the most of his opportunities. It all began in 1981 at Long River Middle School in Prospect…

Onakpoma jumps to New England title

NEW BRITAIN — Success in sports sometimes requires a leap of faith. When Naugatuck senior Fejiro Onakpoma decided to join the track and field team for the first time last…

Naugatuck’s Onakpoma leaps to title

NEW BRITAIN — The Naugatuck and Woodland track and field teams made their presence felt Monday at the CIAC State Open championships at Willow Brook Park. The teams didn’t bring…

Woodland boys crack top 10 at Class M meet 

NEW BRITAIN — The Woodland boys outdoor track team scored a top-10 finish at the Class M meet on Tuesday afternoon at Willow Brook Park. The boys finished 10th overall…

Greyhounds leave their mark

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck High School track team left its mark on the Class L championship Tuesday at Middletown High School. The Naugatuck boys finished ninth among 25 competitors, while…