Category Archives: Baseball

Post 17 drops back-to-back heartbreakers

NAUGATUCK — Things were looking up for the Naugatuck American Legion baseball team after a season-opening loss. But after back-to-back wins, Post 17 suffered two crushing defeats, the second coming…

Post 17 splits a pair of games to open season

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Post 17 split the first two games of the American Legion baseball season. Naugy opened the season with a 1-0 loss June 8 at Danbury. Heading into…

Team came first for Hawks

It’s a lonely, crushing place, that last bus ride of the season for all but four high school baseball teams in Connecticut. Darkness is the only comfort when a special…

Post 17 returns talented roster

NAUGATUCK — Following up last season’s run will be a tough task for Naugatuck Post 17 and first-year coach Mark Nofri. Post 17 made it past the first round of…

Naugy falls to Newtown in second round

NEWTOWN — Naugatuck’s pitching has been the strength of its baseball team all season. So it was again in the Class LL state tournament. Unfortunately for the Greyhounds, their bats…

Hawks earn trip to quarterfinals

BEACON FALLS — It doesn’t matter where in the lineup the Woodland baseball team finds itself when it needs runs. The Hawks just keep hitting. Woodland’s potent lineup and strong…

Baseball, softball postseasons heating up

They battled from behind, rallied for a lead, and even tied a game with a two-strike suicide squeeze bunt in the seventh. But none of it was enough for the…

NVL baseball, softball tourneys set to play

The Naugatuck Valley League baseball and softball tournaments are ready to go. Opening-round games are at the higher seeds on Monday. All games are weather permitting In baseball, No. 3…

NVL baseball tourney shaping up to be wide open

The Naugatuck Valley League baseball tournament might be as wide-open as any in recent memory. Holy Cross, Wolcott, St. Paul and Woodland are jockeying for the top four spots in…

Rockies buy Dean’s contract

WALDORF, Md. — After a brief stint with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, Naugatuck native Pat Dean’s contract was purchased by the Colorado…