Category Archives: Cross Country

Greyhounds to put best foot forward at NVLs

BRISTOL — The Naugatuck boys and girls cross country teams will look to leave their mark on the Naugatuck Valley League next week. The NVL cross country championship meet is…

Hawks stay on perfect course

BEACON FALLS — Despite passing their biggest tests of the regular season, Woodland cross country coach Jeff Lownds isn’t ready to crown his Hawks just yet. “I’m pleased with the…

Greyhounds improving with each stride

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck cross country teams are making strides with returning runners improving and a few up-and-comers making an impact early on. The boys improved to 5-1 on the…

Hawks setting the pace early

SEYMOUR — Whether or not an opponent provides a strong challenge on the trails, there’s always one thing a runner can race against: the clock. So when Woodland’s Jill Brotherton…

Freshmen bolster Woodland’s ranks

BEACON FALLS — Longtime Woodland cross country coach Jeff Lownds isn’t used to having a sizable group of freshmen come out for the team in late August. But that’s exactly…

‘Hounds blend youth with experience

NAUGATUCK — Over the years, the Greyhounds have lived up to their namesake when it comes to cross country. The boys team has put together runs of four straight NVL…

Long River cross country teams win titles

PROSPECT — The Long River Middle School boys and girls cross country teams finished the regular season undefeated and both won the Junior NVL championships Oct. 26 at Tyrrell Middle…

Hawks race to top ten finishes

MANCHESTER — The Woodland cross country teams wrapped up the fall season by finishing near the top of the NVL and their state division. The boys and girls teams both…

Greyhounds run final race of season

MANCHESTER — The Naugatuck boys and girls cross country team ran their final race of the season Saturday at the Class L state meet at Wickham Park in Manchester. The…

Greyhounds chase personal bests at NVL meet   

WATERTOWN — A couple hundred runners from across the Naugatuck Valley League converged on Veterans Park Oct. 18 to chase a cross country title at the NVL championship meet. With…