Category Archives: Sports

Attitude, versatility fuel strong start to season 

BEACON FALLS — It’s one of the most anticipated matches on the Woodland boys soccer team’s schedule every year — the annual rivalry showdown against Naugatuck. But unlike last year’s…

Naugy’s defense helps spark fast start

NAUGATUCK — One of the first pieces to the puzzle this season for Naugatuck girls soccer coach Lisa Mariano was to assemble a defensive unit. The Greyhounds stand at 3-1-1…

Consistency, finishing strong key for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls soccer team has shown plenty of promise in its 3-2-1 start to the season, and head coach Cait Witham is looking for her team…

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…

Big event for Foley Little League

NAUGATUCK — Peter J. Foley Little League is preparing to host a big event. The league won the Scott’s and MLB Little Field, Big Experience sweepstakes this summer, and the…

Hawks fitting pieces together

BEACON FALLS — With an almost entirely new lineup trying to replicate the success of last year’s state semifinalist squad, the Woodland volleyball team got off to a 4-0 start…

Greyhounds continue trend of fast starts 

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds have consistently started seasons strong over recent years, and 2019 is following suit. In five of the past six years, the Greyhounds finished their first six…

Newcomers give Hawks balanced lineup

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim team went into the season boasting a large senior class that’s brimming with experience. After the first two meets, the Hawks have found…

Greyhounds building off first meet

NAUGATUCK — After swimming against the clock in the preseason, the Naugatuck High girls swim team got the season underway against some real competition Tuesday in Beacon Falls. The Greyhounds…

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…