Category Archives: Sports

Woodland races against state competition at Class S indoor championships

NEW HAVEN — Capping off another successful indoor track season, the Woodland girls finished eighth at the Class S championships Feb. 7 at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New…

Naugatuck posts strong performances at Class L indoor meet

NEW HAVEN — The Naugatuck boys and girls indoor track teams posted some individual season-best performances at the Class L state meet as several athletes broke into the top ten…

Naugy streaking into NVL boys tournament

NAUGATUCK — After a slow start to the season, the Naugatuck boys basketball team has soared to the top of the Naugatuck Valley League rankings. Since starting 2-4, the Greyhounds…

Naugy girls advance in NVL tourney  

WATERBURY — Naugatuck advanced to the Naugatuck Valley League girls basketball tournament semifinals with a 52-45 overtime win against Ansonia on Saturday. Naugatuck’s Kaylee Jackson forced overtime with a 3-point…

Woodland boys punch ticket to states

Girls’ fate comes down to last regular season game BEACON FALLS — A late-season surge launched the Woodland boys basketball team back in the state tournament for the second straight…

MMA fighter from Prospect stepping onto his biggest stage yet

Jesse James Kosakowski is ready to step back onto the big stage. The 22-year-old MMA fighter from Prospect will make his Bellator debut Saturday night in a welterweight (170 pounds)…

Naugy girls present diverse challenge heading into NVL tourney

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds head into the Naugatuck Valley League tournament a battle-tested unit that runs ten players deep. The tournament tips off Saturday with the quarterfinal round. With one…

Guiding force on the court

Woodland co-captains show underclassmen the way BEACON FALLS — This season hasn’t been the easiest one for the Woodland girls basketball team — a 7-12 record with one game remaining…

Local players move on to next level 

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High outside linebacker Jayden Anderson is trading in his garnet and gray for blue — as in Blue Devils. Anderson signed Feb. 6 to play football for…

Hawks pull to within one win of tourney berth

BEACON FALLS — The turning point in the Woodland boys basketball team’s season may have come just in the nick of time. During a Feb. 1 game against rival Naugatuck…