Category Archives: Sports

Hawks still confident, despite late fade

BEACON FALLS — A week that began so promisingly (a monumental win over Wolcott on senior day) ended so disappointingly (a pair of losses to Crosby and Derby), and now…

Hounds hardball back on winning track

NAUGATUCK — Greyhounds baseball coach Tom Deller was a little nervous entering his team’s May 13 game against Seymour. Despite Seymour’s 6-9 record, Deller knew the Wildcats were a dangerous team…

Naugy’s Julia Longo rounds first and heads for second, as her fifth-inning blast plates two runs to tie Seymour, 3- 3. The Wildcats won, 4-3, in extras.

Naugy hoping to bounce back from 2 losses

SEYMOUR — Last Thursday’s Naugatuck-Seymour softball game turned out to be just the latest classic in a long line of seat-grabbers. The Wildcats have enjoyed their share of one-run victories…

NHS girls’ tennis tops Wilby on senior day

NAUGATUCK — It was Sunday night, less than 24 hours before senior day, and Greyhounds girls’ tennis coach Jodie Ruccio had a dilemma on her racket.

“I was saying, ‘What do I do for senior night for tennis?’ the first-year skipper, better known as a hoops coach, said during Tuesday’s home match against Wilby, which Naugatuck won, 7-0. “You know, for basketball, it’s you get on the PA, you say something before the game, you do the flowers and the basketballs and all that sort of stuff. So I called a couple of the girls, and they’re great. They took care of everything. We have a very strong sophomore class. So the sophomores did a bunch of things, we got some flowers, the parents are here. It’s nice.”

Woodland girls’ tennis staying hot

ANSONIA – The Woodland girls’ tennis team continued its strong finish to the season with a 7-0 win over Ansonia Tuesday afternoon. The victory marked the Hawks’ fifth straight victory,…

Word from the Woods: Week of May 14

Boys’ Tennis The Woodland boys’ tennis team split four matches last week, defeating Sacred Heart last Wednesday, 6-3, and Wilby Tuesday, 5-4, but losing to Crosby last Thursday, 6-3, and…

Naugy Notes: Week of May 14

Tennis The Naugatuck boys’ tennis team is still winless and the girls’ squad suffered its first loss of the season last Wednesday, 4-3, to St. Paul. The boys dropped matches…

Hawks hardball rallies to beat Watertown

BEACON FALLS – Most of the Woodland baseball squad’s wins this season haven’t come very easily. Monday’s come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Watertown was no exception. The Hawks scored all four…

Hearts rally to beat Hounds in barnburner

WATERBURY — The start of Monday’s first night game of the season began with a celebration, as the Naugatuck players presented head coach Tom Deller with a plaque in honor…

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Hounds ride Marucci’s no-hitter to win

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck softball team battled Sacred Heart—and fierce wind gusts—at Municipal Stadium on Monday, and came away with a 17-2 win, improving to 13-3 on the season. Alexa Marucci…