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Thanksgiving Leftovers

Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the most wonderful time of the year. There are as many stressors in this day and age as there ever have been when it comes…

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Moffo takes the reins

For the fourth time in as many seasons, the Woodland football team kicked off the year with a different head coach. Chris Moffo, who has been a member of Woodland’s…

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Dynamic duo sparks balanced offense

Defenses are most successful when they attack a team’s weakest link. That’s easier said than done against the 2016 Greyhounds. The Greyhounds attack opponents with a balanced offense that can…

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Captains of a young ship

As freshmen, Isaac Negron, Scott Lawrence, Quincy Koch, Cody Doyle and Adam Testone were among a dozen members of Woodland’s Class of 2017 who suited up for the Hawks on…

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Greyhounds turn weakness into strength

One of the key ingredients to success is how well one overcomes adversity. For Naugatuck senior Brandon Papp, adversity struck on the second play from scrimmage his freshman year. Papp,…

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Upset-minded Hawks face tough task

The history of the Woodland-Seymour gridiron series has seen games that decided NVL titles and a game in the state playoffs. Overall, the series is tied 7-7, but the two…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

High school football and I have a whole lot in common. We’ve both been built with tradition at our foundations. We’re both cornerstones of Small-Town America. We’ve both always had…

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Naugy faces stiff challenge

The Naugatuck Greyhounds come into the 116th Thanksgiving Day meeting with Ansonia facing its biggest challenge in eight years. Most fans don’t give Naugatuck (5-4) much of a shot against…

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Seniors seek to make their mark on rivalry

Rivalry games are a commonality in the world of high school football. The buzz and intensity of the Thanksgiving game has become almost as sacred as the holiday itself. The…

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A constant force

Sistrunk carries Greyhounds through transition At the start of the Greyhounds’ season there were a lot of questions as to how the Garnett and Grey would transition. After losing players…