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Tag Archives: Soccer

Casimiro turns heads at UConn

The UConn women’s soccer team’s coaches knew what kind of player they were getting when they recruited former Woodland midfielder Alexa Casimiro. They just weren’t sure how she would respond…

Nonnewaug’s Naugatuck connection

Nonnewaug High School’s soccer connection to Naugatuck isn’t hard to spot, all it takes is a quick glance at the girls’ roster. Two of the team’s three senior captains —…

Naugy fights through season of challenges

NAUGATUCK — This season was a challenging one for the Naugatuck girls soccer team. The Greyhounds started the year with two victories before the first of two bouts of injuries…

Season shows Woodland no longer underdogs

BEACON FALLS — Despite finishing last year as the NVL runner-up, the Woodland boys soccer came into the season as a bit of an underdog. Armed with only four seniors,…

State title chase ends for Naugy

NAUGATUCK — Winning the NVL boys soccer championship is far from becoming old hat for the Greyhounds, they have won four straight and six in the last nine years, but…

Hawks maintain level of success

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls soccer team came into the season with the bar set pretty high after win the NVL title and reaching the semifinals of the Class…

Naugatuck claims another NVL title

NAUGATUCK — For the sixth time in the nine-year history of the NVL boys soccer tournament, the championship trophy belongs to Naugatuck. The No. 1 Greyhounds defeated No. 2 Oxford,…

Hawks earn first state tourney win

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys soccer team has put together quite a few successful seasons under head coach Tony Moutinho, but a win in the state tournament has eluded…

Slideshow: Tourney time

The NVL kicked off fall tournaments on Oct. 29. In the quarterfinals of the boys soccer tournament, Naugatuck hosted Kennedy and Woodland hosted Torrington. In the quarterfinals of the girls…

Hawks out on PKs, Naugy’s season ends

The NVL girls soccer tournament didn’t exactly play out the way everyone expected, but that is why they play the games. The No. 1 Woodland Hawks (15-1-1) lost their chance…