Category Archives: Sports

Nixon settles in at Hop Brook

NAUGATUCK — Bryan Nixon is settling in at Hop Brook Golf Course in his first summer as general manager and golf pro at the nine-hole, borough-owned course. “The feedback that…

Leagues holding registration

Naugatuck Babe Ruth NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Babe Ruth will hold fall baseball signups on Aug. 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rotary Field. Players ages 12 to 15 from…

67 years of Little League

NAUGATUCK — For the last 57 years, the home of Union City Little League has been tucked away in the City Hill section of Naugatuck. The complex on Morris Street…

Taking the next step

There are no guarantees in the pursuit of athletic excellence. Athletes must rely on their own effort, determination and hard work, especially when making the leap from high school to…

Post 17 falls short of tournament

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team relied on solid pitching to get into position to battle for a spot in the state tournament, but the lack of key…

Athletics after high school

Over the past four years, a group of athletes from Naugatuck and Woodland thrilled fans by competing on the fields, courts and in the pool. In June, they marked the…

All-Star break provides chance to look back, ahead

Major League Baseball has reached the halfway point of the season with a four-day break in the action as the stars of the game assembled at Marlins Park in Miami,…

Woodland girls swim team sponsoring clinic

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim team is sponsoring the Dive In Swim Clinic in August. The clinic runs for from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 through Aug….

Post 17 battling for tournament spot

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team missed a chance to gain some valuable ground in Zone 5 over the weekend. Post 17 racked up three wins last week…

Housatonic Valley earns wins in tournament

Alan Stinson pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts, and had three hits and two RBI as Housatonic Valley defeated Fairfield, 10-0, in Senior Babe Ruth state tournament action in Stamford…