Category Archives: Sports

Woodland football squad gears up

Photos by Dan DeBlasio, Staff Writer

Woodland players dedicate season to Eustace

BEACON FALLS – It’s been more than two months since 17-year-old Ryan Eustace passed away after a severe head injury suffered in a car accident. Now his friends on the…

Patrizi poised to lead WRHS Volleyball

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland volleyball team returns just one starter from its 2009 Naugatuck Valley League championship squad. Luckily for the Hawks, that girl was the league’s top player…

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Connecticut Hackers fall short in title game

WEST HAVEN — History did not repeat itself for the Connecticut Hackers. The Meriden Blaze outslugged the Hackers, 9-3, to deny the Naugatuck-based adult baseball team a league record-tying fourth…

Martins’ talents no longer a secret

NAUGATUCK — Two years ago, Tiago Martins was Naugatuck’s secret weapon. While opponents were focusing on stopping top scorer Tony Sendra, Martins, then only a sophomore, quietly walked away with…

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Woodland football alumni club making strides

BEACON FALLS — It wasn’t long ago that the Woodland Hawks were crowned kings of the Naugatuck Valley League on the gridiron, putting together a torrid, 24-1 record while capturing…

Hackers in search of fourth straight title

NAUGATUCK — The Connecticut Hackers could make a little history this Sunday in West Haven. The Hackers, a Naugatuck-based National Adult Baseball Association team, will play in the Southern Connecticut…

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Intramural program formed at City Hill

NAUGATUCK — Students who will lose spots on their athletic teams when City Hill Middle School absorbs Hillside Middle School will be given another alternative to stay active. An intramural…

Surviving the dog days of August

This may sound strange coming from a sports writer, but I wasn’t always a sports fan. Actually, I was introduced to sports as sort of a punishment for crawling out…