Tag Archives: track and field


Long night on the track

NAUGATUCK — Track meets are a test of endurance. Tuesday’s meet involving four teams at Naugatuck High School proved the point as the final event wasn’t over until 9:30 p.m….


Injuries hinder state title hopes

Woodland boys finish second at Class Ms, girls tie for 22nd   WALLINGFORD — A day that began with the Woodland boys’ highest-ever expectations for a state track championship ended…


Staying on track

Naugy girls finish 2nd at NVLs, boys fall off the pace NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls track team left its mark at the Naugatuck Valley League championship meet May 28…


Tuning up

Greyhounds look sharp heading into NVL meet NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck track teams defeated Wilby and Crosby on Tuesday in their final tune-up before the Naugatuck Valley League championships. Christina…


Hawks track down titles

BEACON FALLS — More than a hundred Hawks congregated around the pole vault landing pad at the Woodland track early Tuesday evening, waiting to hear whether or not they had…


Hawks out run ‘Hounds

NAUGATUCK — The defending Naugatuck Valley League outdoor track champions looked every bit the part Tuesday afternoon in a key early-season dual meet. The Woodland boys and girls both comfortably…


Naugy looks to clear hurdles

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys and girls track teams will have their work cut out for them as they try to stay competitive in a much-improved Naugatuck Valley League. The…

A silhouetted Mike Lang of Woodland High sails through the air during the long jump at the State Open Track and Field meet at Willow Brook Park June 3. Lang competed in the New England championships in the long and triple jumps and also finished seventh at the state decathlon last Wednesday. –RA ARCHIVE

Lang excels in decathlon, New England jumps

NEW BRITAIN — Mike Lang is impossible to please. Woodland’s junior sensation qualified for the New England championships in the long and triple jumps and also finished seventh at the…

Woodland’s Tayler Boncal finished fifth in the 400 at the Class M track and field meet May 29. The girls team finished 14th overall with 16 points. –RA ARCHIVE

Woodland boys take second at Class M meet

NEW BRITAIN — Bloomfield usually stands in the way of Woodland at the Class M state track meet. Such was the case again last Wednesday at Willowbrook Park in New…

Naugatuck’s Brianna Ritter advanced to the girls State Open in the throwing events. –FILE PHOTO

Greyhounds face tough going at Class L meet

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck boys and girls track teams had to overcome some challenges at the Class L state meet on Tuesday at Middletown High. The boys finished 15th out…