Category Archives: Sports

Naugatuck’s great pitching overshadowed

NAUGATUCK — Good pitching is usually the key to a ball club’s success. Usually. The players on the Naugatuck American Legion baseball team found out this summer, though, that that’s…

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Jurzynski retires from channel swimming

The intrinsic irony of long-distance, cold-water channel swimming is that the less body fat a swimmer has to insulate himself against the cold, the harder it becomes to endure, regardless…

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PBF ends season with string of losses

A difficult season for Prospect-Beacon Falls American Legion Posts 194-25 ended last week with a final string of losses as its final record dropped to 4-22. Two of PBF’s wins…

PJF falls in championship game

SHELTON—The Peter J. Foley Little League all-stars came up short against Shelton-American in the District Three Major Baseball Championship game by a score of 8-2 Sunday at Shelton Nike Site…

UCLL all-stars fall to Shelton

The Union City comeback kids couldn’t pull off one more win.  After coming back against Prospect in a last-at-bat win and overcoming a four-run deficit against Ansonia, UCLL’s run came to…

Naugy Ruth team falls in championship

Sometimes, baseball can be a game of bounces. The Naugatuck 15-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars learned that the hard way last Sunday in the District III championship game. Naugy held a 7-4…

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PBF looks for strong end to season

It’s no secret that Prospect-Beacon Falls American Legion Posts 194-25 has had its offensive struggles this season, leading to just three wins heading into the final week of the season….

A look into “The Decision”

LeBron owed Cleveland one thing he didn’t give them, a more classy and appropriate way of saying goodbye. That’s it. LeBron didn’t owe anything more to the city, the team,…

Overtime: Big problem in Beacon Falls sports

A couple weeks ago, CN’s Kenny Morse wrote a superb column on the decline of fun in youth sports (which you can read here if you haven’t yet). Kenny hit…

Beacon Falls dropped, UCLL to take on Derby

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Little League all-stars were dropped from the District III tournament as Prospect beat them convincingly, 12-2, at home Wednesday evening. The Prospect boys, who…