Category Archives: Sports

Legally blind Naugatuck man endures elements to finish Boston Marathon

David Alejandro wanted to quit. Jon Romeo would not let him. Alejandro, 43, a visually impaired runner from Naugatuck, was attempting to run his first Boston Marathon on Monday. Romeo,…

Hawks building confidence 

BEACON FALLS — Despite a 2-5 start to the softball season, Woodland coach Loren Luddy is encouraged by confidence-building efforts over the last week. The Hawks suffered a 2-0 loss…

Consistency crucial to improvement for ‘Hounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team showed its capabilities early on with wins over Pomperaug and Kennedy to start the season. Last week showed the road to the top of…

Naugy getting into the swing of things

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck golf team split a pair of matches to start the season. The Greyhounds opened with a win over Wolcott, 244-262, last Wednesday before coming up short…

Naugy looks to get back to playing loose

NAUGATUCK — After starting the season on a high note with back-to-back wins, the Greyhounds have fallen into a bit of a slump, dropping four straight. “I don’t think the…

Hawks shake off sluggish start

BEACON FALLS — A change in the approach at the plate and an improvement in efficiency on the mound have turned a sluggish start for the Woodland baseball team into…

Legally blind Naugatuck man to run Boston Marathon

David Alejandro was 31 when he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at Massachusetts Eye and Ear in Boston. He is legally blind. He has no peripheral vision. He cannot see…

Naugy builds early momentum, Woodland improving

There’s a long season ahead, but with a few matches in the books the Naugatuck girls tennis team is off to a quick start, while Woodland is looking to find…

Early-season trials on the diamond

The trials and tribulations of early-season high school baseball are real. “It’s early, it’s been cold, and we haven’t had a chance to get any rhythm as far as practice…

Hawks, ‘Hounds off to quick starts

The Naugatuck boys tennis team got the season off to a fast 2-0 start before dropping a match this week, while Woodland picked up back-to-back wins after dropping the season-opener….