Tag Archives: Football

Hounds win national championship 

The third time was the charm for the Naugatuck U12 Hounds. The Hounds defeated the Detroit Hurricanes, 28-27, in overtime to win the Division 3 Pop Warner national championship Saturday…

Wildcats overwhelm Hawks

SEYMOUR — The Seymour High football team had a whole lot to play for in its annual Thanksgiving eve rivalry matchup against Woodland, and the Wildcats sure played like it….

No quit in ‘Hounds

Naugatuck falls to South Windsor in quarterfinals EAST HARTFORD — The Naugatuck High football team would not quit Tuesday night. The fifth-seeded Greyhounds saw their deficit to No. 4 South…

Ansonia stays a step ahead of Naugy

NAUGATUCK — One by one the Naugatuck football players went up to the Greyhound statue at the entrance of Veterans Field and placed their hand on the hound prior to…

Greyhounds to face South Windsor in Class LL playoffs

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck dropped from the No. 1 ranking in Class LL to the No. 5 seed following the Greyhounds’ 46-28 loss to Ansonia on Thanksgiving. The Greyhounds (9-1) will…

Tradition thrives in season of change

NAUGATUCK — There is an old proverb that states, the more things change the more they stay the same. That’s been evident on the sidelines of Veterans Field this season….

Faith, family and football

When Dave Sollazzo burst onto the scene as the new head football coach for the Greyhounds this season, he preached about bringing back the Naugy tradition. One of the first…

Naugy out to turn the Thanksgiving tide

On paper it would appear that Ansonia has the upper hand versus Naugatuck when it comes to the 118th Thanksgiving Day showdown between the Greyhounds and the Chargers — one…

Leading from the trenches

Three years ago, Woodland High senior lineman Joe Kmetz remembers being part of a sizeable freshman football squad. Most of the players on that team won’t suit up for the…

Hawks know what they have to do

Woodland High football coach Chris Moffo laughed at the question, partly because the answer was obvious and perhaps partly because the task his Hawks face is extraordinary. What challenges does…