Tag Archives: Football

Legend’s tale sparks sense of tradition 

NAUGATUCK — The tradition of Naugatuck football can be traced back over a century. The Greyhounds are part of one of the oldest Thanksgiving rivalries in all of New England…

Greyhounds keep it simple in the spring

NAUGATUCK — After spending his first two and half months on the job in Naugatuck High’s weight room, new football coach Dave Sollazzo was eager to finally get his team…

Naugatuck hires longtime college coach to lead Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The resume is extensive and impressive. Thirty-eight years of football coaching experience. Twenty-nine seasons in Division I. A dozen years in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Victories in the…

Bruno resigns after four seasons at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Craig Bruno, who brought his bold offensive strategies to traditional Naugatuck High, resigned as the Greyhounds’ head football coach Thursday after four seasons. Bruno accumulated a 30-13 record…

McAllen hits the ground running

There is a lot to be said about first impressions. Prospect resident Sean McAllen certainly made the most of his first opportunity playing collegiate football for Worcester Polytechnic Institute. In…

Ansonia tops Greyhounds

ANSONIA — Naugatuck’s season came to an end on Thanksgiving. The Greyhounds headed to Ansonia for their latest installment in the century-old rivalry looking to snap a five-game losing streak…

Seymour runs away with win over Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Woodland and Seymour met for the 15th time on the gridiron on Thanksgiving eve. With the overall series tied at 7-7, the Wildcats came into the Woods…

Moffo takes the reins

For the fourth time in as many seasons, the Woodland football team kicked off the year with a different head coach. Chris Moffo, who has been a member of Woodland’s…

Dynamic duo sparks balanced offense

Defenses are most successful when they attack a team’s weakest link. That’s easier said than done against the 2016 Greyhounds. The Greyhounds attack opponents with a balanced offense that can…

Captains of a young ship

As freshmen, Isaac Negron, Scott Lawrence, Quincy Koch, Cody Doyle and Adam Testone were among a dozen members of Woodland’s Class of 2017 who suited up for the Hawks on…