Category Archives: Sports

Hawks’ offense rallies behind Alfiere

WATERTOWN — On a rare day when Woodland pitcher Katie Alfiere didn’t dominate her opponents, the Hawks’ hitters did. The Hawks scored 10 runs in a three-inning span and pounded…

Hackers seeking fourth straight NABA title

NAUGATUCK — The Hackers’ quest for another Southern Connecticut NABA league title is off to a good start. Naugatuck’s adult baseball league team, known as the Connecticut Hackers, swept the…

Heating up: WRHS baseball has won 8 of 10

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland baseball team remained one of the hottest squads in the Naugatuck Valley League last week, winning two of three to improve to 8-5 on the…

Important

NHS boys’ tennis improving but still winless

NAUGATUCK — Entering Monday’s home match with Torrington, the Greyhounds boys’ tennis team was 0-9, doubled up—or worse—in all but one contest. But that one contest was the most recent…

Important

Hawks beat rival Hounds, improve to 11-0

NAUGATUCK — Katie Alfiere tossed a four-hitter, striking out nine, and the Woodland defense committed just two miscues in the field, as the Hawks held off Naugatuck Saturday, by a…

NHS girls’ tennis 9-0 with win over Kennedy

NAUGATUCK — It’s no surprise that halfway through the season, a local girls’ tennis team is undefeated. That the team hails from the borough, not the Woods, however, is a stunner.

The Greyhounds are led by a coach, Jodie Ruccio, who had never played tennis—never mind taught it—until March. Their roster is such a hodgepodge of first-time players and athletes borrowed from other sports that 14 different girls have played in at least one match.

CN Sportsflash 4-30-10

The Woodland and Naugatuck softball teams pick up victories en route to their Saturday clash, and NHS girls’ tennis remains undefeated.

Fleck, young NHS golfers showing potential

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck golf team has shown promise in its first few matches.  Despite a 2-4 overall start in match play, Greyhounds head coach Craig Blanchard says his team…

Alfiere’s 1-hitter helps Hawks stay perfect

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland softball diamond, the bottom of the school’s three-tier athletic complex carved into a hill, looked like beef stew Tuesday. “The only reason our baseball field…