Category Archives: Basketball

Greyhounds look to keep rolling

NAUGATUCK — Win or lose in Friday’s mega-matchup against five-time defending Naugatuck Valley League champion Sacred Heart, Naugatuck boys basketball coach Mike Wilson sees a rare win-win scenario for his…

Naugy, Woodland girls head into NVL tourney  

During the final week of the regular season, both the Naugatuck and Woodland girls basketball teams got a taste of how challenging postseason hoops can be. In the teams’ second-to-last…

Naugatuck Basketball Association has family feel

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Basketball Association, known around the borough as the Friday Night League, has gone through its share of changes since the league tipped off 47 years ago….

Greyhounds stay hot, face tough tests to end regular season

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball started the season hot, including victories over Weaver and New Britain to win the New Britain Holiday Tournament, and the Greyhounds haven’t cooled off….

Hawks hanging onto postseason hopes

BEACON FALLS — With three games left in the regular season, each one looms large as the Woodland boys basketball team looks to secure a berth in the Division IV…

Larry the Llama provides a bit of luck for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — Hard work and preparation are always key ingredients to athletic success, but a little luck never hurts. For some its superstitious rituals, like not stepping on the foul…

Hawks clicking on the court

BEACON FALLS — Woodland’s quest to reach last year’s girls basketball state tournament was a crunch down to the final game. This year, the Hawks are already in with hardly…

‘Hounds begin second half of season with a bang

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team started the second of the half of the season like it ended the first half — perfect — and passed its biggest test…

Woodland boys control division entering stretch run of season

BEACON FALLS — It’s a position that the Woodland boys basketball team has never experienced. But the Hawks aren’t afraid to be in control of the Naugatuck Valley League Copper…

Naugatuck, Ansonia unite for Roman

ANSONIA — The Ansonia and Naugatuck girls basketball teams played for more than just a victory last Wednesday night. The Chargers and Greyhounds played for Roman Santiago, a 4-year-old Ansonia…