Category Archives: Football

Naugatuck thriving behind balanced offense

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High football team hasn’t had a problem scoring in recent memory. The Greyhounds have scored less than 20 points just once in 23 regular-season games under…

Bulinski’s career night sparks Hawks

DERBY — Two dozen starts into his career as Woodland’s quarterback, Tyler Bulinski enjoyed a career night — but one that might become a regularity during his senior season. In…

New-look Hawks off to 2-0 start

BEACON FALLS — The start to the football season may not have been the prettiest at times, but new-look Woodland is off to a 2-0 start for the second straight…

Naugy seeks to improve on dominating performance

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds opened the football season with a resounding 36-0 win over Wolcott Sept. 13, and head coach Dave Sollazzo believes he didn’t see his team at its…

Greyhounds looking to take next step

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High football coach Dave Sollazzo’s first two seasons leading the Greyhounds have been nearly perfect. Since he took over in 2017, Naugatuck is 20-2 in the regular…

Hawks have weapons, experience to replace key losses

BEACON FALLS — Tyler Bulinski is set to ascend into the rarefied air of Woodland quarterbacks. Bulinski, a senior, enters his third year as the Hawks’ starting signal-caller. With 21…

A game above all the rest

Thanksgiving tilt in 1994 stands out in series between longtime Valley rivals Editor’s note: This is the second story of a short series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland…

Championship completed Hawks’ rapid rise

Editor’s note: This is the first story of a short series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland and Naugatuck sports history. Our first story looks at the 15-year anniversary…

Local players move on to next level 

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High outside linebacker Jayden Anderson is trading in his garnet and gray for blue — as in Blue Devils. Anderson signed Feb. 6 to play football for…

Greyhounds fall short against Platt

NAUGATUCK — There was a time a short while ago when a state tournament appearance would have marked a successful season for the Naugatuck football team. Those days are gone….