Category Archives: Sports

Naugy getting ready for final stretch

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds got to see where they stack up when defending Naugatuck Valley League champion Seymour came to the borough Oct. 11. The Wildcats took first in nine…

Pollettas are a ‘package deal’

BEACON FALLS — On a blustery day of practice atop Woodland’s soccer pitch, Dante and Devon Polletta don’t wear numbered jerseys. For the guys who are around the identical twins…

Connection with seniors helps Collins, Hawks make seamless transition

BEACON FALLS — Kenan Collins knew he’d have to be at his best when he finally took over the Woodland boys soccer program from its first and only coach, Tony…

Grey has defensive mindset on and off the pitch

Former Naugy soccer earns postgraduate award to study, fight disease Like many college student-athletes who are so passionate about their sports that they can’t conceive of giving them up after…

Greyhounds looking to maintain momentum

NAUGATUCK — A successful season is typically measured in wins and losses. So where do ties fit in to the overall assessment of a team’s progression? The Naugatuck girls soccer…

Naugy boys playing complementary soccer

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team entered the season with something missing. For a team that has won the Naugatuck Valley League title seven times in the last ten…

Hawks ramp up their play heading into homestretch

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls soccer team headed into the homestretch of the season with a renewed focus. After coming from three goals down to tie Naugatuck 4-4 in…

Naugy, Woodland look to make a run at NVL meet

The race for Naugatuck Valley League cross country championships is on. The NVL cross country championship meet is set for Oct. 17 at Veterans Park in Watertown at 4 p.m….

Lownds reaches career milestone

NAUGATUCK — Jeff Lownds was the first coach hired when Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls opened its doors in 2001. He had co-founded the cross country program at…

Beacon Falls teen to cast line at junior championship

BEACON FALLS — A random Facebook message during the dog days of summer landed a local teenage fisherman in an upcoming national competition. Dylan Napoleone, a Beacon Falls native and…