Category Archives: Sports

Thanksgiving leftovers

Hello friends, and happy Thanksgiving! This is one of my favorite columns of the year because I get to talk about whatever I want for a few paragraphs. I looked…

Defense, special teams keep Naugy attacking on all fronts

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds came into this season looking to take care of some unfinished business. Naugatuck entered the Thanksgiving game against Ansonia last year with a 9-0 record —…

Naugatuck’s Zach of all trades

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck senior Zach Koslosky does a lot of things on the football field, and he does them well. Whether it’s kicking field goals, catching touchdowns or breaking up…

Cornerstones of the gridiron

BEACON FALLS — Four years ago, Edit Krivca and Joe Shea had only about a half-year’s worth of football experience between them. Now, as their careers on the Woodland gridiron…

Hawks rise from the ashes of 1-9 season

BEACON FALLS — The sting of a 1-9 season — the worst in Woodland football history — was as fresh as the Thanksgiving leftovers two years ago when first-year coach…

Naugy, Ansonia set stage for a classic

NAUGATUCK — This year’s Thanksgiving matchup between Naugatuck and Ansonia has all the makings of a classic with a Naugatuck Valley League title and positioning in the state playoffs at…

Hawks seek first win over ‘Cats since 2014

BEACON FALLS — It’s a stat that only a handful of Thanksgiving football rivalries in the state can match, and there’s a chance it’ll be true again next week when…

Successful season ends in semis 

SOUTHBURY — The exit was swift and painful, but it didn’t take long after the Woodland volleyball team’s loss in the Class M state semifinals for coach Jim Amato to…

Mission accomplished for Hawks at NVLs

WATERBURY — With some of the top swimmers in the state competing for Seymour at the Naugatuck Valley League girls swim championships earlier this month, Woodland’s Mike Magas and the…

Naugatuck swimmers challenge Wildcats, finish second at NVLs

WATERBURY — The Greyhounds went into the Naugatuck Valley League girls swim championships earlier this month not only believing but expecting to challenge heavily-favored Seymour, and they did just that….