Category Archives: Cross Country

Long River cross country teams win Jr. NVLs

PROSPECT — The Long River Middle School boys and girls cross country teams won the Junior Naugatuck Valley League championships for the third straight year Oct. 24 at Tyrrell Middle…

Woodland girls place 4th, boys 11th at state meets 

With a fourth-place finish in the Class SS cross country championships and a pair of All-State runners for the first time in a decade, there wasn’t much Woodland cross country…

Greyhounds race at Class L championships

The Naugatuck boys cross country team used the same strategy at the Class L state cross country meet that brought the Greyhounds a Naugatuck Valley League championship — finishing in…

Naugy boys chase down championship

WATERTOWN — With all seven runners placing in the top 20, the Naugatuck boys easily outdistanced the competition to win the Naugatuck Valley League cross country championship Oct. 18 at…

Woodland girls defend cross country title

WATERTOWN — Woodland cross country coach Jeff Lownds has seen a lot of good teams during his nearly two decades leading the Hawks. His girls this fall just might be…

Naugy, Woodland look to make a run at NVL meet

The race for Naugatuck Valley League cross country championships is on. The NVL cross country championship meet is set for Oct. 17 at Veterans Park in Watertown at 4 p.m….

Lownds reaches career milestone

NAUGATUCK — Jeff Lownds was the first coach hired when Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls opened its doors in 2001. He had co-founded the cross country program at…

Greyhounds pick up the pace

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys and girls cross country teams are picking up the pace. The boys improved to 8-0 win wins over Kennedy, 15-50, Watertown, 19-42, and Wolcott, 20-43,…

Hawks on solid footing

BEACON FALLS — A week after narrowly stumbling for its only blemish of the season, the Woodland boys cross country squad regained its footing last week in Torrington. The girls…

Woodland, Naugatuck get year off on the right foot

The defending Naugatuck Valley League cross country champions couldn’t have had a much better start to the season. The Woodland boys and girls both swept season-opening meets against St. Paul,…