Category Archives: Baseball

Hawks hardball rallies to beat Watertown

BEACON FALLS – Most of the Woodland baseball squad’s wins this season haven’t come very easily. Monday’s come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Watertown was no exception. The Hawks scored all four…

Hearts rally to beat Hounds in barnburner

WATERBURY — The start of Monday’s first night game of the season began with a celebration, as the Naugatuck players presented head coach Tom Deller with a plaque in honor…

Hackers seeking fourth straight NABA title

NAUGATUCK — The Hackers’ quest for another Southern Connecticut NABA league title is off to a good start. Naugatuck’s adult baseball league team, known as the Connecticut Hackers, swept the…

Heating up: WRHS baseball has won 8 of 10

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland baseball team remained one of the hottest squads in the Naugatuck Valley League last week, winning two of three to improve to 8-5 on the…


Hawks top Hounds, Crusaders for 7th win

BEACON FALLS — Jack DeBiase is in the middle of everything the Woodland baseball team does. The junior is the Hawks’ starting catcher and hits at the top of their…


Union City Little League opens 61st season

NAUGATUCK — There is something special about the sheer joy on the face of a child as he races around the baseball diamond, capturing the essence of America’s favorite pastime….


Pitchers have WRHS hardball back on track

WATERTOWN — The sluggish, 0-3 start the Woodland baseball team experienced is a thing of the past. The Hawks have reeled off four straight wins, including a 5-2 victory Monday…


Mercer paces NHS hit parade against Hearts

WATERBURY — Two weeks ago, Naugatuck suffered its first defeat of the season, to Fairfield Ludlowe by a convincing, 17-7 margin. The Greyhounds could have done two things: Collapse and…


Diver honored at PJF opening ceremony

NAUGATUCK — The sky above Peter J. Foley Little League Stadium alternated between sunshine and cloudiness Sunday afternoon, a sort of organic reflection of the sentiments shared by the venerable building’s several hundred patrons.

The opening ceremony of the league’s 61st season showcased both ends of the emotional spectrum: Joy in the baby-toothed smiles of ballplayers bounding across the diamond for the first time this spring, and sorrow in the wistful tears of almost everyone who knew Dustin Diver, the former borough baseball standout, who died unexpectedly in December, at age 31.

NHS hardball walks over Crosby, 11-6

The Greyhounds took advantage of Crosby pitchers’ control problems to build an early lead then got two dingers from Brandon Halbert to beat the Bulldogs, 11-6, Wednesday.