Category Archives: Sports

Next man up for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High football team heads down the homestretch of the season with a next-man-up mentality as several key players are out for the year with injuries. The…

Long River cross country teams win Jr. NVLs

PROSPECT — The Long River Middle School boys and girls cross country teams won the Junior Naugatuck Valley League championships for the third straight year Oct. 24 at Tyrrell Middle…

Greyhounds, Hawks advance in states

The Naugatuck and Woodland boys and girls soccer teams all advanced to the second round of their respective state tournaments. Boys soccer No. 4 Naugatuck defeated No. 29 Crosby, 3-0,…

Naugatuck knocks off Seymour to win NVL

WATERBURY — The reaction was simple and chaotic. “Insane — that’s the only word to describe it,” Naugatuck’s Brielle Behuniak said just moments after she pounded a championship-winning kill to…

Naugatuck Mitey-Mites heading to national championships

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Pop Warner Mitey-Mites cheerleading team won the large division New England Regional Championship on Nov. 3, and will be heading to Disney World in Florida next…

Naugatuck outlasts Woodland to claim NVL title

WATERBURY — A persistent drizzle coated Ryan Snyder Field at Municipal Stadium 20 minutes before the start of the Naugatuck Valley League boys soccer championship game last Thursday night. By…

Naugy looks to bounce back after first loss  

The Greyhounds traveled to Torrington Nov. 1 for what was their biggest challenge of the season to date. Missing a few key players, the Greyhounds fell to Torrington, 14-7, for…

Woodland faces monumental test vs. Ansonia

BEACON FALLS — It’s become a semi-regular part of Woodland’s football schedule — the early-November meeting with Ansonia — and each year the task seems as monumental as ever. The…

Woodland girls place 4th, boys 11th at state meets 

With a fourth-place finish in the Class SS cross country championships and a pair of All-State runners for the first time in a decade, there wasn’t much Woodland cross country…

Naugy, Woodland boys to play for NVL title

WATERBURY — No. 1 Naugatuck and No. 2 Woodland will meet on the pitch Thursday night with a Naugatuck Valley League championship on the line. The Greyhounds got two goals…