Category Archives: Cross Country

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,…

Greyhounds look to keep up competitive pace

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High cross country team has a few holes to fill, but head coach Bill Hanley feels his team has the right stuff to go the distance….

Hawks not resting on last year’s success

BEACON FALLS — Touting last year’s Naugatuck Valley League cross country championships for the Woodland boys and girls squads doesn’t do much for longtime coach Jeff Lownds with a new…

Hawks cap stellar seasons with top-10 finishes at state meets 

BEACON FALLS — After a pair of undefeated regular seasons, a pair of Naugatuck Valley League championships, and a pair of top-10 team finishes in state competition, there was only…

Greyhounds continue improvement at state meets

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High boys and girls cross country teams began the season looking to rebuild with young runners that needed to be brought along by a core of…

Runaway winners

Woodland boys, girls claim NVL cross country championships WATERTOWN — The Woodland boys and girls cross country teams came into Veterans Park in Watertown last Wednesday with a purpose and…

Slideshow: NVL cross country meet

The 2018 Naugatuck Valley League boys and girls cross country championship meets were held Oct. 17 at Veterans Park in Watertown. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI