Category Archives: Sports

Hawks confident heading down homestretch

BEACON FALLS — Despite picking up its first two defeats of the year, the Woodland boys soccer team feels nothing but confident entering the homestretch of the regular season. The…

Naugy looking to take advantage of opportunities

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team has always relied on a stout defense, but as the final weeks of the season unfold it’s becoming more evident that the offense…

Woodland girls learn lesson from tie

BEACON FALLS — Late last month, Woodland girls soccer coach Cait Witham admitted she was nervous knowing that her squad hadn’t played their best soccer yet with a key matchup…

All alone on the diving board

Divers provide boost for teams, but the sport isn’t for the faint of heart You make your final approach and the only sound you hear is your heart beating in…

Greyhounds to put best foot forward at NVLs

BRISTOL — The Naugatuck boys and girls cross country teams will look to leave their mark on the Naugatuck Valley League next week. The NVL cross country championship meet is…

Hawks stay on perfect course

BEACON FALLS — Despite passing their biggest tests of the regular season, Woodland cross country coach Jeff Lownds isn’t ready to crown his Hawks just yet. “I’m pleased with the…

Churning up the water

The Naugatuck girls swim team picked up two more victories before dropping their first meet of the season. The Greyhounds (6-1) got by St. Paul, 89-88, on Sept. 28 and…

Woodland snaps losing spell to Wolcott

BEACON FALLS — Most of Woodland’s football players weren’t even in kindergarten yet when the Hawks had last beaten Wolcott. It was way back in 2006, when current Woodland coach…

‘Hounds excelling in all facets of the game   

  NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds have shown that they are not only a team that is big and fast, but one that can strike at any time whether on offense,…

Naugatuck Hall of Fame to induct 47th class

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Hall of Fame will usher in its 47th class at its annual induction ceremony this month. This year’s inductees are James McKee, Jeanie Cyr, Stephen Hiscock,…