Category Archives: Sports

WRHS baseball eliminated by Holy Cross

WATERBURY — Holy Cross avenged a mid-season loss to Woodland by shellacking the Hawks, 14-7, in Tuesday’s Naugatuck Valley League tournament semifinal at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury. The Crusaders uncorked…


Alfiere outduels Cheske; Hawks in NVL final

WOLCOTT — Kaiti Lembo singled home Tayler Boncal with two outs in the bottom of the seventh for the winning run to propel Woodland over Holy Cross, 2-1, in Tuesday’s…


Derby knocks Naugy from baseball tourney

ANSONIA — In a Naugatuck Valley League quarterfinal that produced only five hits, third-seeded Derby proved timing is everything, eliminating No. 6 Naugatuck, 3-0, Monday at Nolan Field. The Red…


Alfiere returns, WRHS softball advances

NAUGATUCK — Katie Alfiere fanned eight Indians batters in her return from an appendectomy, and the Hawks’ three consecutive hits to open the fifth inning provided just enough offense for…

Cross ousts Naugy from NVL softball tourney

NAUGATUCK — With a euphonious ping, the yellow sphere became a streak, forming an arc from home plate to deep center field and eliciting another pleasant, equally scarce sound: cheers…


Hawks beat Hounds, win NVL girls’ tennis title

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls’ tennis team won its second Naugatuck Valley League championship in three years—and the league’s first-ever team tournament—Monday by defeating the upstart Naugatuck Greyhounds, 5-2….

Woodland vs. Naugy in girls’ tennis final

BEACON FALLS — It will be an all-local Naugatuck Valley League girls’ tennis final this evening. Top-seeded Woodland knocked off No. 4 St. Paul, 5-2, and No. 2 Naugatuck beat…

NVL baseball, softball tourney matchups set

The matchups for this week’s Naugatuck Valley League baseball and softball tournaments have been released with all four area teams qualifying for league postseason play. In the baseball tournament, no….


CLISE: Jurzynski to swim channel again

[wpaudio url=”″ text=”An Annual, Intrinsic Migration”] He’s at it again. Peter Jurzynski this summer will once more attempt to swim across the English Channel. The borough man, who turns 59…


Pain in the gut: Alfiere’s absence tests WRHS

BEACON FALLS — It’s essentially useless, but it probably just cost Katie Alfiere and the Woodland softball team a heck of a lot. In just a few fell swoops of…