Tag Archives: track and field

Hawks race to 6-0

WATERBURY — The Woodland boys and girls track teams took full advantage of their opportunities on Tuesday to get a leg up on the competition. The boys earned a 105-45…

Greyhounds developing depth

WATERBURY — Cheers of encouragement from the crowd surrounding the fence at Holy Cross’ track on Tuesday rained down for the early-season meet. The coaches tried to downplay the overall…

Greyhounds stepping into ‘big shoes’

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys and girls track teams finished in the middle of the pack at last year’s outdoor NVL championship meet, but that was tough to tell when…

Woodland carrying momentum into outdoor season

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland track and field teams hope to keep the momentum going from the indoor to the outdoor season. The girls won their sixth straight NVL indoor…

Pernell chases down goals

Naugatuck native Michaela Pernell continues to run down the goals she has set for herself one very fast step at a time. Pernell, a former three-time All-State and two-time All-New…

Pernell bursts on track scene as a freshman

Michaela Pernell didn’t take long to leave her mark on the track during her freshman season at Merrimack College. The ten-time Berkshire League champion, three-time All-State sprinter, two-time All-New England…

Humble beginning jumpstarts impressive career

BEACON FALLS — Jeff Lownds started his own coaching career, and has made the most of his opportunities. It all began in 1981 at Long River Middle School in Prospect…

Onakpoma jumps to New England title

NEW BRITAIN — Success in sports sometimes requires a leap of faith. When Naugatuck senior Fejiro Onakpoma decided to join the track and field team for the first time last…

Naugatuck’s Onakpoma leaps to title

NEW BRITAIN — The Naugatuck and Woodland track and field teams made their presence felt Monday at the CIAC State Open championships at Willow Brook Park. The teams didn’t bring…

Woodland boys crack top 10 at Class M meet 

NEW BRITAIN — The Woodland boys outdoor track team scored a top-10 finish at the Class M meet on Tuesday afternoon at Willow Brook Park. The boys finished 10th overall…