Category Archives: Track and Field

No slowing down

Pinho rebounds from heat stroke to earn All-America honors After qualifying for the NCAA Division III 1500-meter finals by just three-hundredths of a second last month, Prospect native and Springfield…

Leaps and bounds

Naugatuck’s Onakpoma sets record at Southern, helps Owls to championships The Southern Connecticut State University track and field team is well recognized as one of the top programs in NCAA…

Track roundup

Naugatuck High senior Aren Seeger went up against the best of New England at the New England track and field championships June 9 at the University of New Hampshire. Seeger…

Seeger takes first in 300 hurdles at State Open

Track and field athletes from across Connecticut came together at Willow Brook Park in New Britain on June 4 for the State Open to decide a champion in each of…

Commitment carries Naugatuck’s Seeger

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High’s Aren Seeger has been part of some memorable sports moments in his high school career. It’s not hard to understand why after seeing the senior’s commitment…

Greyhounds run at Class L meet

MIDDLETOWN — It’s been a while since the Naugatuck boys track team was among the leaders heading down the homestretch of the Class L state championship meet. That is exactly…

Woodland wraps up another title

  A sixth straight Naugatuck Valley League girls outdoor track championship for Woodland rested solely, for all intents and purposes, on the back of senior pole vaulter Julia Swiatek. She…

‘Hounds run well despite conditions

SEYMOUR — Despite steady rain that didn’t end until the final race of Tuesday’s Naugatuck Valley League outdoor track and field championships, Naugatuck coach Ralph Roper was pleased with the…

Woodland girls keep track title streak alive

SEYMOUR — Rainy conditions that made pole vaulting unsafe Tuesday at the Naugatuck Valley League outdoor track and field championships put a celebration by the Woodland girls on hold for…

Hawks in position to vie for title  

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls track and field team is in good position to contend for a sixth straight outdoor Naugatuck Valley League championship. The Hawks will get their…