Tag Archives: cross country

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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…

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Woodland races at states  

MANCHESTER — The Woodland boys cross country team landed in the top ten of the Class SS state meet for the second year in a row. The Hawks finished sixth…

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‘Hounds run at Class L meet

MANCHESTER — Naugatuck cross country has certainly made a case of being recognized as elite. After the boys and girls teams finished first and fifth in the NVL meet, respectively,…

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Running for a title

WATERTOWN — Grady Beasley and Mark Zamani were shoulder-to-shoulder approaching the final half-mile of the NVL cross country championship Oct. 21 at Veterans Park in Watertown. Beasley, a three-time All-NVL…

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‘Hounds, Hawks collide on the course

BEACON FALLS — The preliminary to the main event took place Tuesday on the Woodland track. The Hawks hosted Naugatuck, Seymour and Kennedy in the final cross country meet of…

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Hawks not slowing down

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys cross country team keeps going and going. The Hawks remain undefeated after running past Derby (19-42), Holy Cross (16-43) and Sacred Heart (15-45) on…

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Perfect pace

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls and boys cross country teams took another step forward Tuesday in Torrington, as both squads swept the meet to improve to 6-0 on the…

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‘Hounds don’t miss a step

NAUGATUCK— The Naugatuck cross country program had an impressive season last fall. The question this year was whether the Greyhounds could sustain the pace without some of their key players…

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Hawks seek to remain frontrunners

BEACON FALLS — Woodland cross country head coach Jeff Lownds tried to sound politically correct and humble in the same breath when talking about is girls team. “The league title…

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Naugy returns strong group

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck sports certainly had an impressive fall in 2014. The football team went 9-2 and made a state semifinal appearance. The volleyball team went 14-6 and secured the…