Category Archives: Sports

Peter J. Foley wins big league experience

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck community rallied around Peter J. Foley Little League to vault the league to the grand prize of the Major League Baseball and Scotts lawn care Little…

Hunt steps down after 12 years leading the Hawks on the court

BEACON FALLS — Almost every basketball conversation with Tom Hunt over the last 12 years invariably came back to two words: the program. So was the case one more time…

Post 17 back in playoffs

NAUGATUCK — The final stretch of the regular season wasn’t easy for the Naugatuck American Legion baseball team, but at the end, Post 17 finds itself in the state playoffs…

Faith guides Naugatuck angler

NAUGATUCK — A steady rain poured down as the wind whipped across Lake Lanier in Georgia, rocking boats in the turbulent waters as fishermen competed in a Bassmaster Elite Series…

Post 17 players answering the call of duty

NAUGATUCK — The American Legion is a United States veterans’ organization, active in lobbying for former servicemen and women. In an effort to promote leadership and active citizenship, American Legion…

Peter J. Foley dedicates ‘Mike’s Place’ to league stalwart

NAUGATUCK — Peter J. Foley Little League is in its 70th year. The league wouldn’t have lasted that long without countless volunteers dedicating their time for the players. One of…

Post 17 gaining momentum at right time

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion senior baseball team has put itself in great position in Zone 5 with four games left to play the regular season. Post 17 won…

Legally blind Naugatuck runner takes on Gaylord Gauntlet

WALLINGFORD — David Alejandro was one of loudest participants in the annual Gaylord Gauntlet 5K and obstacle run, cheering on other runners while he partook in the event. Alejandro, 45,…

Passion never gets old for Riverdawgs

NAUGATUCK — The players on the Naugatuck Riverdawgs of the Northeast Baseball Association still have that fire in their bellies to compete on the baseball diamond. “This game keeps you…

UCLL Indians had miracle season of their own in ’69

NAUGATUCK — Fifty years ago, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, the Jets beat the Baltimore Colts to win Super Bowl III and the Amazing Mets beat the Baltimore Orioles…