Tag Archives: Hawks


Woodland picks Phipps

  BEACON FALLS — Tim Phipps couldn’t have imagined his football coaching career was on the perfect path when he narrowly lost out on the Naugatuck job last year. But…


Dedication pays off

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland golf team’s best season in years didn’t happen by accident. An infusion of younger players who practiced often to get better propelled the Hawks to…


Injuries hinder state title hopes

Woodland boys finish second at Class Ms, girls tie for 22nd   WALLINGFORD — A day that began with the Woodland boys’ highest-ever expectations for a state track championship ended…


Hawks nearly pull off upset

MONTVILLE — Two feet was all that prevented the Woodland baseball team from pulling one of the biggest upsets in the state tournament. Mike Kenney’s blast with a runner on…


Softball seasons end

The postseason runs for the Woodland and Naugatuck softball teams ended abruptly in early-round state tournament action this week. The Hawks, seeded eighth in Class M, bowed out to No….


‘Hounds, Hawks make runs

WOLCOTT — For the second consecutive season, Naugatuck boasted one of the top two singles players in Naugatuck Valley League boys tennis. Naugy’s Mike Popescu reached the NVL singles final…

The Woodland girls tennis team won the NVL team tournament final versus Naugatuck, 4-3, May 29. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Hawks make school history

Woodland girls win NVL team title, make deepest run in states BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls tennis team this week made history and advanced to the state quarterfinals for…


Spot in NVLs slips by Hawks

SEYMOUR — Woodland’s first Naugatuck Valley League baseball tournament berth since 2010 was there for the taking in the last week of the season, but three opportunities slipped away from…


‘Hounds, Hawks advance

WATERBURY — Who needs strikeouts? Naugatuck softball pitcher Jenna Miller doesn’t. Miller allowed two earned runs and scattered eight hits as the No. 5 Greyhounds knocked off No. 4 Holy…


No pressure

Lee rises to challenge of filling big roles   BEACON FALLS — Samantha Lee wouldn’t take the bait. She refused to pick between softball and volleyball as her favorite sport. “That’s…