Category Archives: Sports

Wilcox moves up in class for sophomore season

NAUGATUCK — Last season was a learning experience for Naugatuck High sophomore Logan Wilcox, navigating his way through his first year of high school wrestling as a team of one…

Experienced Greyhounds ‘pumped’ to tip off season

NAUGATUCK — After reaching the Naugatuck Valley League tournament championship game and finishing 19-5 last year, the Naugatuck girls basketball team won’t be sneaking up on anyone this season. “We…

Young Hawks ready to put in work

BEACON FALLS — A youth movement is well underway for the Woodland girls basketball program, and Hawks coach Jess Moffo hopes last year’s lessons pay off this winter. Last year’s…

Cheerleaders heading to national championships, Hawks win state titles

The Woodland Jr. Hawks D12 cheer team will compete in the American Youth Cheer national (AYC) championships Dec. 8-9 in Orlando, Fla. after placing second at the New England Region…

Coaching career ends for soccer patriarch

Moutinho took Woodland boys from NVL cellar to championship BEACON FALLS — One cold night seven years ago still stands out for Tony Moutinho as the peak of his 17-year…

Grey sets the example for Colonials, earns defensive honor

The Western Connecticut State University women’s soccer team won its fourth straight Little East Conference championship this season behind a stout defense that surrendered just seven goals on only 36…

Greyhounds fall short against Platt

NAUGATUCK — There was a time a short while ago when a state tournament appearance would have marked a successful season for the Naugatuck football team. Those days are gone….

Bloomfield speeds past Hawks in Class S quarterfinals

BLOOMFIELD — The margin for error against lightning-quick athletes on the gridiron is slim. The Woodland football team learned that lesson the hard way in the Class S state quarterfinals….

Woodland snaps skid against Wildcats

BEACON FALLS — Jason Hicks had never batted down a pass. Edit Krivca had recovered only two career fumbles. And Woodland’s current group of seniors had never beaten Seymour. But…

Chargers hold off Naugy

ANSONIA — The sting of disappointment for Naugatuck football coach Dave Sollazzo was as bitter as the brisk winds that picked up throughout Thanksgiving morning at Jarvis Stadium. The letdown…