Category Archives: Football

Leading from the trenches

Three years ago, Woodland High senior lineman Joe Kmetz remembers being part of a sizeable freshman football squad. Most of the players on that team won’t suit up for the…

Hawks know what they have to do

Woodland High football coach Chris Moffo laughed at the question, partly because the answer was obvious and perhaps partly because the task his Hawks face is extraordinary. What challenges does…

Hawks playing their best football of the season

BEACON FALLS — There’s no time better than the end of the season to be playing the best football of the year. Woodland High’s young bunch of Hawks has figured…

Greyhounds perfect heading into Thanksgiving

WATERBURY — Naugatuck took care of business on Saturday in a 38-0 win over Waterbury Career at Municipal Stadium. The win accomplished one of first-year Naugatuck head coach Dave Sollazzo’s…

Koslosky does it all for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — Last spring, Naugatuck High’s Zack Koslosky was limited in his practice time during the Greyhounds’ 10 days of workouts because of his outdoor track season. The 110- and…

Championship game bound

NEWTOWN — The road hasn’t always been easy — and sometimes it wasn’t pretty — but it will end in the Class LL state title game for the Naugatuck boys…

Greyhounds run past Eagles in second half

NAUGATUCK — For the third time in the past four games, the Naugatuck offense opened up the floodgates. Naugatuck outscored Wolcott 35-0 in the second half last Friday night at…

Hawks step up in win over Raiders

BEACON FALLS — Woodland High football coach Chris Moffo was excited before the season about the depth his Hawks had in the backfield. Now, after a rash of injuries to…

Trap game doesn’t snare Naugy

WATERBURY — It was a classic trap-game opportunity for the Naugatuck High football game. One week after an emotional, comeback victory to remain undefeated, one week before a crucial game…

Hawks upset St. Paul

BRISTOL — The Woodland High football team needed a couple of big plays in the final minutes of last Saturday’s upset bid against St. Paul. The Hawks made them happen….