Category Archives: Basketball

Greyhounds look to get rolling

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team opened the season with a rather unfavorable schedule, which led to a 2-4 start. The losses came against perennial powerhouse Sacred Heart (7-1),…

Underclassmen gaining experience

BEACON FALLS — Never in Jess Moffo’s coaching career has she placed four freshmen on the varsity basketball court. But that’s exactly what the Woodland girls coach did to start…

Woodland boys building confidence

BEACON FALLS — Sunk by a buzzer-beating 3-pointer two days after Christmas, the Woodland boys basketball team shrugged off a heartbreaking loss against Oxford like it never happened. Two days…

Diversity, depth drive Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The new year greeted everyone with unusually mild temperatures, and the temperature in gymnasiums throughout the Naugatuck Valley League will only get hotter as contenders for the girls…

Naugy girls bounce back from opening-season loss, win three straight

NAUGATUCK — The Naugy girls basketball team is built on a foundation of many interchangeable parts. That was evident last week when the Greyhounds shook off an opening-season loss and…

Woodland girls ‘buying in’

BEACON FALLS — There’s no way to break in a team full of underclassmen and first-year starters quite like the opening four-game stretch the Woodland girls basketball team faced this…

Greyhounds finding their rhythm as the season gets going

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team started off the season with a solid home win before dropping the next two games. But head coach Mike Wilson isn’t reading too…

Sharpshooting carries Woodland early on

BEACON FALLS — Just as it’s been for the first three years of his Woodland basketball career, Zach Bedryczuk’s sharpshooting has been the Hawks’ strength early in the season. In…

‘Hounds, Hawks tip off the season

The girls ushered in the high school winter sports season last week as the Naugatuck Valley League basketball season got underway. Woodland split the first two games to start the…

Naugy to be tested early

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team surprised a lot of teams by jumping out to an 8-2 start last season. According to head coach Mike Wilson, the team may…