Category Archives: Volleyball


Second set decides Class L match

NAUGATUCK — The second set of a volleyball match is often a very decisive one. No. 9 Naugatuck learned that the hard way in a Class L second round match Nov. 10…


Hawks’ season ends in 5-game thriller

BEACON FALLS — The expectations for a volleyball program can mount after reaching the Class M semifinals four years in a row and winning a state title. The No. 9…


Passion fuels rally

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls volleyball team trailed Ledyard 8-6 in game five of the opener of the Class L tournament Monday night when a referee’s reversal of a decision…


Woodland overwhelms Kaynor in state opener

BEACON FALLS — The Hawks opened up the Class M volleyball tournament Monday night with a powerful performance. No. 9 Woodland dispatched of No. 24 Kaynor Tech in quick fashion,…


Woodland, Naugy fall in semifinals

NAUGATUCK — Four of the top five teams in the NVL went head-to-head Tuesday for the right to play for the NVL volleyball championship. No. 3 Woodland (16-4) took No….


Slideshow: Tourney time

The NVL kicked off fall tournaments on Oct. 29. In the quarterfinals of the boys soccer tournament, Naugatuck hosted Kennedy and Woodland hosted Torrington. In the quarterfinals of the girls…


Tourney roundup

NVL tournaments kicked off Saturday with quarterfinal action. In boys soccer, Naugatuck and Woodland advanced to the semifinals. No. 1 Naugatuck beat No. 8 Kennedy, 4-0, behind goals from David…


Contenders for the crown

The NVL volleyball tournament begins this weekend, and Naugy and Woodland both appear to be contenders for a title run. Both teams are wrapping up the regular season heading in the…


Hawks avoid game five drama vs. Naugy

NAUGATUCK — The last time neighboring rivals Woodland and Naugatuck met on the volleyball court the match turned into a white-knuckle affair as the Hawks escaped in dramatic finish in…


Naugy bounces back with win over Crosby  

NAUGATUCK — After tough back-to-back games against NVL contenders Seymour and Torrington, the Greyhounds got back in the swing of things with a win over Crosby Tuesday night. The Greyhounds…