Category Archives: Baseball

Naugy looks to get back to playing loose

NAUGATUCK — After starting the season on a high note with back-to-back wins, the Greyhounds have fallen into a bit of a slump, dropping four straight. “I don’t think the…

Hawks shake off sluggish start

BEACON FALLS — A change in the approach at the plate and an improvement in efficiency on the mound have turned a sluggish start for the Woodland baseball team into…

Early-season trials on the diamond

The trials and tribulations of early-season high school baseball are real. “It’s early, it’s been cold, and we haven’t had a chance to get any rhythm as far as practice…

Potential is there for the Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck baseball team may only have two seniors on the roster but the team is loaded with potential. The Greyhounds went 16-8 last season and lost a…

‘Hungry’ Hawks young but experienced

BEACON FALLS — Mike Kingsley has been on the Woodland baseball coaching staff almost every year since the program began in 2002. He’s never seen anything like the team he’s…

Dean set for second season with Kia Tigers

With any new experience there are lessons to be learned and challenges to face. Naugatuck native Pat Dean is preparing for yet another new experience — trying to defend a…

Baseball and blizzards mean spring is coming

Old Man Winter does not want to go quietly. We hunkered down on Tuesday and endured the third Nor’easter in the ten days, while New England’s three local MLB teams…

Dogs capture elusive title  

The Tri-State League has gone to the Dogs. Literally. After several years of near misses, the Naugy Dogs captured the Tri-State World Series last week with an 8-4 win over…

Successful transition for Hackers

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Hackers turned a transition year into a successful season.  Ten years after winning its first league title, the Hackers remained a contender this summer. The adult…

Brown Roofing wins Babe Ruth title

NAUGATUCK — Brown Roofing defeated Sibbys Automotive in the Naugatuck Babe Ruth final Aug. 6 to win the championship for the second time in three years. In a game 2,…