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Woodland's Andy O'Dell fires off the block at the start of the 200 yard medley relay during the Class S swimming championships in Middletown last week. Woodland placed fifth in the event with a time of 1:46.25 and 10th overall at the meet. –RA ARCHIVE

Woodland swims to 10th at Class S meet

MIDDLETOWN — With one of the smallest rosters at the entire Class S state championship swim meet, the Woodland boys placed 10th of 25 teams in the division last Wednesday…

Woodland diver Steve McCusker became the first male diver at the school to earn all-state honors. –FILE PHOTO

McCusker dives into Woodland history

EAST LYME — Steve McCusker had no idea he was just a few good dives away from fulfilling his career-long dream Monday at the Class S diving state championships. He…

Naugatuck's Adam Branco swims the breast stroke during the 200 yard medley relay during the Class L swimming championships in Middletown Tuesday afternoon.-RA ARCHIVE

Greyhounds swim to 11th at Class Ls

WEST HARTFORD — The Naugatuck boys swim team turned in another bevy of season-best times and finished 11th among the field of 22 teams at the Class L state championship meet…

Woodland junior Andy O’Dell earned a pair of top-five finishes at the Naugatuck Valley League championships March 1 and secured All-NVL honors. –FILE PHOTO

Hawks place sixth at NVLs

WATERBURY — With one of the smallest rosters in the entire Naugatuck Valley League, the Woodland boys swim team placed sixth at last week’s league championships. The Hawks’ 189.5 points…

Naugatuck High seniors Matt Hall, Mikhail Burdoev, Scott Sill (pictured) and Eric Hanley earned a ninth-place finish in the 200 free relay in 1 minute, 34.16 seconds to earn the Greyhounds’ best performance at the Class L state championship meet Tuesday. –FILE PHOTO

Greyhounds swim to fourth at NVLs

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck Valley League boys championship swim meet came down to a battle between Sacred Heart and Holy Cross for the title, but the competition for third place…

Lucas Pimentel and the Naugatuck High boys swim team are ready for a late-season surge in the Naugatuck Valley League. –FILE PHOTO

Greyhounds poised for late-season surge

NAUGATUCK — The Naugy boys swim team’s most recent dual meet may be the best proof yet that the Greyhounds are a team prepared to make a late-season splash within…

Woodland’s Aidan Music and the Hawks are in the stretch run of the season as they prepare for the upcoming Naugatuck Valley League swim meet. –FILE PHOTO

Hawks lacking depth, not fight

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys swim team is heading down the stretch of the season and gearing up for the Naugatuck Valley League championship meet to be held at…

Woodland’s Aidan Music does the freestyle during the 200 individual medley Jan. 18 versus Lyman Hall in Beacon Falls. Music won the race with a time of 2:18.62. Lyman Hall won the meet, 83-65. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Hard work paying off for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys swim team is seeing its hard work start to pay off as the Hawks recorded their first win of the season last Tuesday over…

Naugatuck High School’s Lucas Pimentel competes in the 200 yard free against Pomperaug High School and Conard High School Jan. 18 in Naugatuck. The Greyhounds swam to 59 best times during the meet. –LUKE MARSHALL

Personal bests keep mounting for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — Progress is being made at a feverish pace for the Naugatuck boys swim team. On Jan. 11, the Greyhounds lost a meet to Holy Cross and improved at the same…

Naugatuck’s Mitchell Santos races to victory in the 500 freestyle Tuesday night in Naugatuck versus Woodland. –KEN MORSE

Naugy swims past Hawks

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team built an early lead and withstood a Woodland comeback attempt before cruising to a 93-73 win on Tuesday. The Hawks took first place in…