Tag Archives: Baseball

Successful transition for Hackers

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Hackers turned a transition year into a successful season.  Ten years after winning its first league title, the Hackers remained a contender this summer. The adult…

Brown Roofing wins Babe Ruth title

NAUGATUCK — Brown Roofing defeated Sibbys Automotive in the Naugatuck Babe Ruth final Aug. 6 to win the championship for the second time in three years. In a game 2,…

A streak on the diamond

Before the high school sports year begins, we would like to take a few weeks to look back at some of the most memorable sports streaks Naugatuck High and Woodland…

Dogs find success with family atmosphere

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Dogs family came back together this summer for another successful season. The Dogs, now in their 11th season in the Tri-State League covering northwest Connecticut, have…

Post 17 running out of chances

NAUGATUCK — With the season winding down, the Naugatuck Post 17 baseball team needs to make up ground quick to secure a spot in the tournament. “I still believe we…

Post 17 puts together win streak

NAUGATUCK — A three-game winning streak put Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 back in the thick of things in Zone 5. Oakville (13-1) was in the top spot of the…

Dean endears new fans in South Korea

Naugatuck native Pat Dean has quite a fan club some 8,600 miles from his hometown. Dean, the 28-year-old left-hander and a third round pick of the Minnesota Twins in 2010,…

Post 17 falls to Waterbury, Shelton 

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team continues to get solid pitching while the bats are struggling to put runs across the plate. Shane Swierbitowicz turned in another solid…

Post 17 kicks off season

The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team got the season underway last week, and from the early results Post 17 will lean on strong pitching. Three games into the season, Naugatuck…

Naugatuck falls in Class LL second round

NAUGATUCK — No. 10-seeded Naugatuck jumped out to a very quick 1-0 lead over No. 7 Ridgefield in a second-round game of the Class LL tournament last week, but the…