Category Archives: Basketball

Naugy girls fall in NVL semis, prepare for states  

NAUGATUCK — Armed with four seniors, three juniors and a strong cast of underclassmen, the Greyhounds churned out a 15-5 regular season record and earned the No. 5 seed in…

Hawks cap ‘rewarding’ season with tourney berth

BEACON FALLS — Entering the final two weeks of the season needing four wins in five games, the Woodland girls basketball team’s state tournament hopes looked like they’d appeared at…

Naugy streaking into NVL boys tournament

NAUGATUCK — After a slow start to the season, the Naugatuck boys basketball team has soared to the top of the Naugatuck Valley League rankings. Since starting 2-4, the Greyhounds…

Naugy girls advance in NVL tourney  

WATERBURY — Naugatuck advanced to the Naugatuck Valley League girls basketball tournament semifinals with a 52-45 overtime win against Ansonia on Saturday. Naugatuck’s Kaylee Jackson forced overtime with a 3-point…

Woodland boys punch ticket to states

Girls’ fate comes down to last regular season game BEACON FALLS — A late-season surge launched the Woodland boys basketball team back in the state tournament for the second straight…

Naugy girls present diverse challenge heading into NVL tourney

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds head into the Naugatuck Valley League tournament a battle-tested unit that runs ten players deep. The tournament tips off Saturday with the quarterfinal round. With one…

Guiding force on the court

Woodland co-captains show underclassmen the way BEACON FALLS — This season hasn’t been the easiest one for the Woodland girls basketball team — a 7-12 record with one game remaining…

Hawks pull to within one win of tourney berth

BEACON FALLS — The turning point in the Woodland boys basketball team’s season may have come just in the nick of time. During a Feb. 1 game against rival Naugatuck…

Taking care of business

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds are taking care of business down the final stretch of the regular season. Naugatuck (12-5) has won 10 of 11 games heading into Friday’s game against…

Lukau reaches milestone

NAUGATUCK — Only 16 players in the history of Naugatuck High basketball had scored 1,000 career points entering 2019. In Naugatuck’s win against Torrington Jan. 25, senior Jean Lukau made…