Category Archives: Baseball

Post 17 battling for tournament spot

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team missed a chance to gain some valuable ground in Zone 5 over the weekend. Post 17 racked up three wins last week…

Parochial title preceded Naugy’s streak

NAUGATUCK — Sitting casually at a borough bistro, they are ordinary gentlemen, sharing stories and a fermented beverage or two, unrecognizable to most. But Naugatuck sports fans know them as…

Post 17 running out of chances

NAUGATUCK — With the season winding down, the Naugatuck Post 17 baseball team needs to make up ground quick to secure a spot in the tournament. “I still believe we…

Post 17 puts together win streak

NAUGATUCK — A three-game winning streak put Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 back in the thick of things in Zone 5. Oakville (13-1) was in the top spot of the…

Naugatuck Senior Babe Ruth picks up wins 

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Senior Babe Ruth defeated Ridgefield, 11-1, on June 22. Joe Kwaak pitched a complete game, allowing four hits and striking out six. Kwaak added three hits and…

Dean endears new fans in South Korea

Naugatuck native Pat Dean has quite a fan club some 8,600 miles from his hometown. Dean, the 28-year-old left-hander and a third round pick of the Minnesota Twins in 2010,…

Post 17 falls to Waterbury, Shelton 

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team continues to get solid pitching while the bats are struggling to put runs across the plate. Shane Swierbitowicz turned in another solid…

Post 17 kicks off season

The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team got the season underway last week, and from the early results Post 17 will lean on strong pitching. Three games into the season, Naugatuck…

Naugatuck falls in Class LL second round

NAUGATUCK — No. 10-seeded Naugatuck jumped out to a very quick 1-0 lead over No. 7 Ridgefield in a second-round game of the Class LL tournament last week, but the…

Hawks go down swinging

BEACON FALLS — The numbers on the scoreboard really didn’t matter to the Hawks. They were not going down without a fight on Tuesday in the opening round of the…