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...

Greyhounds bow out of states

NORWICH — The Naugatuck girls battled Norwich Free Academy in the opening round of the Class LL state tournament Tuesday and trailed, 31-20, at...

Greyhounds set to go on the offensive

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck girls basketball coach Jodie Ruccio always seems to know what buttons to push to get the most out of her team....

Defending NVL champs no match for Hawks

WATERTOWN — Tom Hunt told his Woodland boys Monday night as they sat in a Watertown High locker room that they needed to pay...

Hounds can’t find that elusive first win

NAUGATUCK — There are no Christmas gifts in the world of sports; if the Naugy boys want a win, they’re going to have to earn it the hard way. The Hounds went 0-3 after a 50-59 loss to Holy Cross Tuesday night at home. Head coach Kevin Wesche has been looking for the silver lining in a rocky start to the season, and that lining could be found Tuesday in a 10-point scoring performance in the second half from varsity newcomer Matt Zahornasky, 12 points overall for Warren Buerkle, and an early second-half offensive explosion.

Down to the wire

Hawks, ‘Hounds battle to buzzer NAUGATUCK — The Woodland girls basketball team took on the Greyhounds last Friday in the first game to be played...

Naugy ousts Middletown

MIDDLETOWN — It was a sold-out crowd Monday night as No. 7 Naugatuck took on No. 2 Middletown in the Class L quarterfinal before...

Woodland, Watertown go down to the wire

BEACON FALLS — With 1:45 left to go last Friday versus Watertown, Maddie Hupprich ended a two-minute scoring drought for the Hawks with a...

Woodland boys qualify for state tourney

Greyhounds secure No. 2 seed in NVL and Division II tournaments BEACON FALLS — Although the second half of the regular season didn’t produce the...

Naugatuck boys advance to NVL title game

By Ken Morse, Citizen’s News NAUGATUCK — Winning a championship may be easier than defending that title. The defending Naugatuck Valley League boys basketball champion Greyhounds...

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