Tag Archives: Thanksgiving Football

Thanksgiving leftovers

I don’t know how this year has been for you, but 2017 has been the most bizarre year of my life. A quick recap for those who care follows in…

Faith, family and football

When Dave Sollazzo burst onto the scene as the new head football coach for the Greyhounds this season, he preached about bringing back the Naugy tradition. One of the first…

Naugy out to turn the Thanksgiving tide

On paper it would appear that Ansonia has the upper hand versus Naugatuck when it comes to the 118th Thanksgiving Day showdown between the Greyhounds and the Chargers — one…

Leading from the trenches

Three years ago, Woodland High senior lineman Joe Kmetz remembers being part of a sizeable freshman football squad. Most of the players on that team won’t suit up for the…

Hawks know what they have to do

Woodland High football coach Chris Moffo laughed at the question, partly because the answer was obvious and perhaps partly because the task his Hawks face is extraordinary. What challenges does…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…