Category Archives: Sports

Bulinski adds name to short list of Hawks’ gridiron royalty 

BEACON FALLS — Almost a decade ago, little Tyler Bulinski got to experience the thrill of his young life every Friday night for a couple of years. “I was the…

Hawks set new benchmark

BEACON FALLS — The disappointment was real, if short-lived. The Woodland boys soccer team was hoping to do more this postseason. The Hawks were hoping to capture that elusive Naugatuck…

Run ends in quarterfinals for Naugy boys

NAUGATUCK — For just the fifth time since winning back-to-back state championships in 2001-2002, the Naugatuck boys soccer team made it to the state tournament quarterfinals. No. 4 Naugatuck saw…

Naugy girls finish season at Class L meet

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck girls swim team wrapped up the season with a 17th-place finish at the Class L championship meet at Wesleyan University Nov. 20. The Greyhounds, armed with…

Hawks swim to 6th in Class S

NEW HAVEN — The Woodland girls swim team finished in the top 10 of Class S. The Hawks, who won their second Naugatuck Valley League title in three years, placed…

Naugy roots help Highlanders grow into champions

WATERBURY — Naugatuck has always been known as a hotbed for soccer in the state, and now borough players have extended their reach into neighboring Waterbury. With a roster not…

Naugatuck battles to third at NVL championship

WATERBURY — Down one of their best swimmers, the Greyhounds battled to secure a top three spot at the Naugatuck Valley League swim championship. Naugatuck finished third with 544 points…

Woodland edges out Seymour to win NVL title

WATERBURY — In 16 years of coaching swimming at Woodland, Mike Magas had never seen a Naugatuck Valley League championship meet quite like the one that played out this fall….

Tourney roundup

The state tournament runs for the Naugatuck and Woodland soccer and volleyball teams came to an end last week. Boys soccer No. 4 Naugatuck fell to No. 5 Hall, 5-0,…

Hawks give Chargers all they can handle

ANSONIA — It might have been the best football game the Naugatuck Valley League has seen in the last decade. Even though Woodland fell painfully short of upsetting Ansonia in…