Category Archives: Sports

Woodland swimmers impress despite loss

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys swim team lost its season-opening meet, but won over its head coach. Tom Currier, the Hawks’ coach, was pleased with individual results in a…

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Hawks pull off dramatic win over Naugy

BEACON FALLS — Woodland boys basketball isn’t known for having a clutch gene or pulling out tough victories in the last minutes. The Hawks might be changing that reputation quickly….

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Crusaders’ quick start topples Naugatuck

WATERBURY — Holy Cross used a pressing defense to rattle the Greyhounds in the opening period on Tuesday as the Crusaders jumped out to a 20-2 advantage. Naugatuck never recovered…

Framski, Feducia carry Hawks to 5-0 mark

BEACON FALLS — One of the best inside-outside tandems in the Naugatuck Valley League helped the Woodland girls to their fifth win in as many tries. Senior center Heather Framski…

Woodland’s boys basketball promises a physical season

BEACON FALLS – ‘Tis the season for rehashing old traditions. For the Woodland boys basketball season, ‘tis the season for cementing new ones. In his fourth year, Coach Tom Hunt…

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Naugy swimmers seek fifth straight NVL title

NAUGATUCK – With a mix of talented, experienced, and up-and-coming swimmers, the Naugatuck boys swim team is poised to defend its Naugatuck Valley League championship. The large roster is stacked…

Offense sputters as Naugy girls fall to 0-3

WATERTOWN — After losing six seniors to graduation, Naugatuck girls head coach Jodie Ruccio’s main concern heading into this season was to hold opponents to between 35 and 40 points…

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Former Naugy hoop star takes over as coach

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team is looking to turn the page on last year’s winless season. “Things are looking good so far,” said new head coach Mike Wilson….

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Framski on pace to score 1,000th point

BEACON FALLS – She calls her surgically repaired knee “Old Faithful.” She says she has a demon named “Francisco” living in her asthmatic lungs. Neither of those ills should stop…

Augustine to lead inexperienced Hounds

NAUGATUCK – Renee Augustine knew the day would come. As a junior on last year’s Naugatuck girls’ basketball team, Augustine watched six seniors display their skills, take control on and…