Category Archives: Baseball

Post 17 heads into state tournament

NAUGATUCK — Despite some slight hiccups in the beginning and end of the season, the Naugatuck Senior American Legion team heads into the state tournament in fine position. Naugatuck (16-8)…

Second half of MLB season to be interesting

On July 6, 1933, Major League Baseball held its first Midsummer Classic at Comiskey Park in Chicago to coincide with the World’s Fair. The one-time only exhibition game quickly became…

Scrimmage goes beyond baseball

WHATLEY, Mass. — The Naugatuck Hackers needed a baseball team to scrimmage the last weekend of June, and they found a group of ladies who gave them all they could…

Top spot in reach

Post 17 among leaders in Zone 5 NAUGATUCK — With the American Legion baseball state tournament a week away, the top spot in Zone 5 is within Naugatuck Post 17’s…

Post 17 in the thick of Zone 5 battle

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion senior team last ruled Zone 5 in 2007. Heading down the homestretch of this season, Post 17 is vying for the top spot once…

Post 17 not letting up

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Senior Legion baseball team is showing it is a true contender in Zone 5. Post 17 (9-4) won nine of ten games, outscoring opponents 64-21 in…

Bats ‘come alive’

Post 17 shrugs off slow start, wins six straight NAUGATUCK — The start to the season has been a tale of two weeks for the Naugatuck Senior American Legion baseball…

Post 17 starts season with rough stretch   

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Post 17 opened the season with a tough stretch of opponents. The combined record of Naugatuck’s first three opponents — Oakville, Bethel, and Shelton — was 9-2…

Post 17 returns solid roster

NAUGATUCK — With the end of the high school season in sight, summer baseball is in full swing. The Post 17 senior American Legion team contends for a state playoff…

Tournament update

Naugy softball advances in Class M, Woodland baseball falls in second round Naugatuck softball coach Kevin Wesche knows how nice it is to have a leadoff hitter who gets on…