Category Archives: Basketball

Hunt steps down after 12 years leading the Hawks on the court

BEACON FALLS — Almost every basketball conversation with Tom Hunt over the last 12 years invariably came back to two words: the program. So was the case one more time…

Naugatuck Basketball Association wraps up regular season

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Basketball Association reported results from recent games. The regular season ended March 27, and the playoffs started March 29. Palmer Herman Chiropractic 74, Ion Bank 60:…

The roots of borough hoops

NAUGATUCK — The roots of basketball in the borough — particularly at Naugatuck High School — can be traced back to the tiny gymnasium nestled in the confined basement at…

Naugatuck’s run ends in quarterfinals

FARMINGTON — Fans spilled out into the hallway outside the gymnasium at Farmington High School March 11 as Naugatuck and Farmington faced off for the chance to advance to the…

Woodland boys fall in first round  

ELLINGTON — Zach Bedryczuk netted 15 points in the final game of his Woodland basketball career, but the No. 27-seeded Hawks suffered a 64-41 defeat to No. 6 Ellington on…

Naugy boys outlast Newtown

NAUGATUCK — After the Naugatuck boys fended off a furious late rally by Newtown in the waning minutes of their Division III second-round game last Thursday, Naugatuck head coach Mike…

Naugatuck girls end drought

NAUGATUCK — The Naugy girls ended a ten-year drought with a win in the first round of the Class L tournament before bowing out in the second round. The Greyhounds…

Greyhounds fall in NVLs, gear up for states

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys defeated Crosby for just the second time in the last 18 meetings with the Bulldogs to end the regular season, but couldn’t make it a…

Naugatuck Basketball Association season in full swing

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Basketball Association reported the following results from recent games: New Era 78, Coldwell Banker 74: Franklin Ogando led New Era with 21 points. Jayce Green added…

Tourney roundup

The postseason is in full swing on the basketball court. The No. 8-seeded Naugatuck girls defeated No. 25 Avon, 39-27, Monday in the first round of the Class L state…