Category Archives: Basketball

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…

Beacon Falls duo lifts N.D. of West Haven

Zach Laput and Connor Raines have shared a lot of sports memories throughout their playing days. They began in the Beacon Falls youth recreational leagues and at Laurel Ledge School…

Marks’ return strengthens Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Justin Marks’ varsity sports career at Woodland has been an injury-riddled one. Just last winter as an emerging star for the Hawks’ basketball team, he broke his…

Crunch time is here for Naugy  

NAUGATUCK — After a couple of tough losses to start the month, the Naugatuck girls basketball team ripped off four wins in a row to put that little bump in…

Worth the wait

Bedryczuk becomes second Woodland boy to reach milestone BEACON FALLS — Four gold balloons — a one and three zeroes — floated behind the bleachers at Woodland for minute after…

Woodland girls experiencing peaks and valleys of season

BEACON FALLS — There aren’t many sure things with this year’s youthful Woodland girls basketball team, but there’s at least one thing that coach Jess Moffo can count on —…

Valley rivalries provide spark for Hawks

SEYMOUR — There isn’t much that Woodland boys basketball coach Tom Hunt likes more than rivalry games in the Valley. The Hawks got their first real taste of Naugatuck Valley…

Greyhounds get back to work after road tests

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls basketball team’s six-game winning streak came to a halt as the Greyhounds faced a pair of tough challenges on the road. Naugatuck dropped back-to-back games…

Young Hawks show tenacity, fight

BEACON FALLS — Despite youth and inexperience all over the court, there’s one thing the Woodland girls basketball team hasn’t done so far this season: Lie down for a good…

Naugy picking up momentum

NAUGATUCK — After getting bounced in the first round of the Naugatuck Valley League and state tournaments the last two seasons, Naugatuck head coach Mike Wilson knew he had to…