Category Archives: Sports

Change to boys tennis format offers postseason feel

Five players on a basketball court. Nine players on the diamond. Eleven players on a football field or pitch. None of that has changed in, well, pretty much ever. And…

Challenges present opportunities to learn for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck golf team has reached the point in the season where challenges wait around every corner to test the Greyhounds. “We have a tough road ahead of…

Greyhounds making themselves heard

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds are starting to make some noise on the diamond. Naugatuck knocked off Torrington, 5-1, at Fuessenich Park April 18 to improve to 5-2 overall and 5-1…

Hawks shrug off slow start

BEACON FALLS — A 1-3 start to a season with high expectations could have led to bad attitudes and infighting among some teams. But that wasn’t the case for the…

Hawks challenged early

BEACON FALLS — With the toughest part of its schedule in the rearview, the Woodland girls tennis team is ready to start improving and building momentum over the next few…

Woodland finds success with experimentation on the court

BEACON FALLS — With a new format in Naugatuck Valley League boys tennis this season, the first few weeks have been an ongoing experiment for Woodland — and a successful…

Early meets provide testing ground for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The first few weeks of the outdoor season have been a testing ground for the Woodland track team. While coaches Jeff Lownds and Bill Ferrare knew they…

Naugy boys step up their game

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys tennis team is learning how to battle through some hotly-contested matches. “I keep telling the guys that you show every day and battle, give it…

Naugy girls off to a fast start

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls tennis team is giving head coach Jose Sendra plenty to think about. After opening the season with a 4-3 win over Holy Cross and a…

Greyhounds finding their stride

NAUGATUCK — A good mix of seasoned veterans and solid up-and-comers has the Naugatuck track team hitting its stride early on. The boys and girls teams swept a meet with…