Tag Archives: Swimming

Greyhounds ready to go

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team has been knocking on the door of an NVL championship the past two seasons, finishing as runner-ups two years in a row. “If…

Infusion of youth sparks excitement for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Most high school coaches take for granted the fact that their athletes already know how to compete in their sport when they come to tryouts as freshmen….

Championship season gives reason to reflect

BEACON FALLS — A couple of weeks after Woodland High’s historic girls swimming season came to an end, longtime Hawks coach Mike Magas finally had a chance to process everything…

Hawks swim to 5th in Class S

BEACON FALLS — When Mark Spitz and Michael Phelps come up in a conversation about a high school swimmer’s legacy, she must have done something right. Woodland High girls swimming…

Greyhounds cap season at state meet

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck girls swim team wrapped up the season by finishing 16th out of 18 teams at the Class L state championship meet at Wesleyan University Nov. 16. Cheshire…

Team-first Gawronski to swim for Air Force

BEACON FALLS — Being part of a team means a lot to Woodland swimmer Dia Gawronski. As the senior piled up accomplishments in the pool this season — which included…

Hawks make history

WATERBURY — Woodland swimmer Dia Gawronski said she told her teammates they would make history last Friday. And she made sure of it. Gawronski and her teammates put forth an…

Naugatuck swims to 6th at NVLs

WATERBURY — Naugatuck head swim coach Jim McKee has been encouraging his young team to keep working hard all season long, and the Greyhounds’ times have improved over the course…

Ready to make a splash

Woodland and Naugatuck will look to make waves next week when the league comes together at Kennedy High School in Waterbury for the NVL championship meet. The diving competition is…

Naugatuck swimmers celebrate in win over Holy Cross

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls swim team celebrated senior night on Tuesday with a convincing 90-60 win over Holy Cross. Senior captains Jaimee Trumbley, Stephanie Almeida and Meghan Messier along…