Category Archives: Sports

Leading from the trenches

Three years ago, Woodland High senior lineman Joe Kmetz remembers being part of a sizeable freshman football squad. Most of the players on that team won’t suit up for the…

Hawks know what they have to do

Woodland High football coach Chris Moffo laughed at the question, partly because the answer was obvious and perhaps partly because the task his Hawks face is extraordinary. What challenges does…

Long River cross country teams win titles

PROSPECT — The Long River Middle School boys and girls cross country teams finished the regular season undefeated and both won the Junior NVL championships Oct. 26 at Tyrrell Middle…

Bittersweet ending to season

Greyhounds fall in title game but earn respect with tournament run NEW BRITAIN — All season long Naugatuck boys soccer coach Ryan Kinne spoke about competing for a state championship….

Team-first Gawronski to swim for Air Force

BEACON FALLS — Being part of a team means a lot to Woodland swimmer Dia Gawronski. As the senior piled up accomplishments in the pool this season — which included…

Hawks playing their best football of the season

BEACON FALLS — There’s no time better than the end of the season to be playing the best football of the year. Woodland High’s young bunch of Hawks has figured…

Greyhounds perfect heading into Thanksgiving

WATERBURY — Naugatuck took care of business on Saturday in a 38-0 win over Waterbury Career at Municipal Stadium. The win accomplished one of first-year Naugatuck head coach Dave Sollazzo’s…

Glastonbury stands in the way of a title  

The Class LL boys soccer state final is set as No. 1 Naugatuck will go up against No. 2 Glastonbury for the title. “It hasn’t quite hit me yet that…

Overtime with Ken Morse

Mo’s Moments Freshman paves the way Naugatuck freshman Chris Akinduro has made the most out of his opportunities in the state tournament. Akinduro scored both goals in last Wednesday’s 2-0…

Koslosky does it all for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — Last spring, Naugatuck High’s Zack Koslosky was limited in his practice time during the Greyhounds’ 10 days of workouts because of his outdoor track season. The 110- and…