Category Archives: Football

Hawks fall to Indians in home opener

BEACON FALLS — Through two weeks of the football season, defense has been the Achilles heel for Woodland. In Week 1, the Hawks allowed 30 points to Crosby before a…

Greyhounds roll over Seymour

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck football team didn’t take long to embrace the sheer enthusiasm of new head coach Dave Sollazzo. Sollazzo, coaching his first game in front of the home…

Hounds, Hawks open season with wins

The beginning of the Dave Sollazzo era of the Naugatuck High football program was highly anticipated not only in the borough, but around the entire Naugatuck Valley League. That era,…

Hawks to lean on line

BEACON FALLS — After struggling to the tune of just one win last season, the Woodland football team is turning toward the inside as it tries to bounce back this…

New coach, perspective for Naugy

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck football team had three legendary head coaches during a span of 50 years of football. Over the last six years, three different head coaches have patrolled…

‘Tis the season for football

You could feel the change in the air. The humid sticky days of summer are being replaced by cool nights and that’s a sign of football in the air. Fall…

Legend’s tale sparks sense of tradition 

NAUGATUCK — The tradition of Naugatuck football can be traced back over a century. The Greyhounds are part of one of the oldest Thanksgiving rivalries in all of New England…

Coney sees fresh start for Huskies

For some college football players, it can be a difficult transition when the coach that recruited them is fired and replaced. Former Naugatuck High football star and current University of…

Football alumni association holding golf outing

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Football Alumni Association is holding its 16th annual Golf Outing on Aug. 11. The outing is at the Fairview Farms Golf Club in Harwinton…

Greyhounds keep it simple in the spring

NAUGATUCK — After spending his first two and half months on the job in Naugatuck High’s weight room, new football coach Dave Sollazzo was eager to finally get his team…