Tag Archives: Shane Kingsley


Homecoming for coach

BEACON FALLS — Usually in high school basketball the opposition shows up with a sparse crowd of its own to cheer on the visitors. On Jan. 16 the Woodland gymnasium…

Shane Kingsley was an all-state wide receiver for the Hawks. –RA ARCHIVE

The last of the Kingsleys

Editor’s note: This article appears in the special Thanksgiving football section published by the Citizen’s News the week of Nov. 29, 2013. Tanner Kingsley dons his green No. 7 jersey,…

Mike Stankus was one of the top defensive players in Woodland history, helping the Hawks to back-to-back NVL and state championships. RA ARCHIVE

Hawks built winning program from ground up

A little more than 10 years ago, a new place called Woodland Regional High School was about to open, smack dab in the heart of the Naugatuck Valley. The Valley,…


Woodland QB Kingsley feels no pressure

BEACON FALLS — In a family of three brothers, the youngest one already has expectations set by his older siblings. The same goes with Woodland Regional High School sophomore quarterback Tanner Kingsley.

Tanner’s two older brothers, Shane and Cody, both won championships while on the Woodland football team, so the pressure would seem to rest squarely on the last Kingsley’s left arm.

Shane Kingsley was a vital two-way player for Woodland, helping the Hawks to both NVL and state titles in 2004 and 2005. RA ARCHIVE

Kingsleys follow coaching bloodline

Their surname is synonymous with Woodland athletics from the days of their on-field exploits. Now, they’re making names for themselves around the area in a similar endeavor—coaching. Shane and Cody…