Category Archives: Sports

Marlins win second consecutive UCLL crown

NAUGATUCK — Ryan Dykes picked a good time to pitch his best game of the season. The Marlins won the Union City Little League Major Boys’ championship for the second…

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MLB hopeful Hiscock earns win in pro debut

FISHKILL, N.Y. — Steve Hiscock remembers growing up in Naugatuck, playing in the Union City Little League and dreaming of becoming a big leaguer. That vision just got a little bit…

Thomaston team fields local talent

WATERBURY — Around this time of year, I like to travel around the area in the evening and try to catch a baseball game or two. I work my way…

PBF offense can’t find its stride

MONROE — Prospect-Beacon Falls American Legion Posts 194-25 took a lead late into Tuesday’s game at Monroe, but surrendered a pair of unearned runs in the fifth to waste a…

Hertel propels Post 17 to upset victory

BETHEL — Zac Hertel is a quiet kid. In fact, he doesn’t say much at all. On Tuesday night, though, he didn’t need to. His arm did all the talking for him.

The righty hurler’s performance, like his persona, wasn’t loud or flashy. He didn’t tally up double-figure strikeouts—in fact, his first ‘K’ of the night didn’t come until the fifth inning— and he didn’t breeze through the game, but what Hertel did do was quietly put forth a gutsy complete game outing that handed one of the state’s best teams their first loss of the season.

Longo represents Naugy at all-star game

NAUGATUCK — The first-ever NVL Senior All-Star softball game was held at the Naugatuck High School field on Tuesday evening, matching the Brass Division against the Copper Division. The event…

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Naugatuck shut out by New Milford

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 team’s hitting woes continued as it failed to get a run across in a 5-0 loss to New Milford American Legion. Naugatuck…

Some things never change

Damn, it feels good to beat Manny. Ramirez’s return to Beantown marked last weekend’s Red Sox-Dodgers series, and it meant different things to different fans — a fact made clear…

Fowler, WRHS sprint medley race at nationals

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Brandon Fowler finished 27th in the 400-meter hurdles and Woodland’s 800-meter sprint medley relay placed 19th Saturday at the New Balance Nationals at North Carolina Agricultural and…

PBF legion continues offensive struggles

WATERBURY — The offensive struggles of Prospect-Beacon Falls American Legion Posts 194 and 25 continued Monday night at Municipal Stadium in an 8-0 shutout loss to Waterbury. Waterbury pitcher Tim…