Tag Archives: Softball


Hawks shut down ‘Hounds

NAUGATUCK — The stands were full and fans lined the right field line Saturday at Naugatuck High for a softball matchup between neighboring Valley rivals Woodland and Naugatuck. The Hawks…


Naugy fights through tough schedule

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team has squeezed more than a quarter of the season in just 11 calendar days, and it’s been a bit of a bumpy road. “The…


Hawks in full swing

BEACON FALLS — It’s been a tale of two seasons early on for the Woodland softball team. The Hawks were outscored by a combined 13-2 in their two losses. They…


Hawks look to hit their stride

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland softball team is working the kinks out in the early part of the season that has been interrupted more times than not due to weather-related…


Naugy walks off with win

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds pulled victory from the jaws of defeat Monday afternoon. Naugatuck headed into the seventh inning holding a 5-2 advantage over Wolcott. The Eagles rallied with four…


Hawks boast experienced lineup 

BEACON FALLS — With six returning seniors and a solid core of nine juniors on the roster, the Woodland softball team appears to be one of the teams to beat…


Greyhounds ready to step up

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team finds itself in a bit of a rebuilding mode with some big cleats to fill. Naugatuck lost six seniors from last year’s team, including…


Softball star receives invite to South Africa tour

It only took one swing of the bat to tell that former Naugatuck High School softball star Gillian Fortier was going places. The four-time All State and All-NVL slugger is…


Valley Fusion claims eastern title

The Valley Fusion 10U girls softball team started off the season in late April with a 3-2 loss. Things ended up just fine for the fast pitch travel team, however….


Hawks show grit in tourney

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland softball team went into the season with only one senior to lead the way. But the Hawks showed their resolve often throughout the season. The…