Category Archives: Sports


Mercer paces NHS hit parade against Hearts

WATERBURY — Two weeks ago, Naugatuck suffered its first defeat of the season, to Fairfield Ludlowe by a convincing, 17-7 margin. The Greyhounds could have done two things: Collapse and…


Diver honored at PJF opening ceremony

NAUGATUCK — The sky above Peter J. Foley Little League Stadium alternated between sunshine and cloudiness Sunday afternoon, a sort of organic reflection of the sentiments shared by the venerable building’s several hundred patrons.

The opening ceremony of the league’s 61st season showcased both ends of the emotional spectrum: Joy in the baby-toothed smiles of ballplayers bounding across the diamond for the first time this spring, and sorrow in the wistful tears of almost everyone who knew Dustin Diver, the former borough baseball standout, who died unexpectedly in December, at age 31.

Word from the Woods: Week of April 16

Track and Field Both the boys’ and girls’ track squads are off to fast, 5-0 starts to the season. Last week, both the boys and girls swept quad-meets from Seymour,…

Naugy Notes: Week of April 16

Track and Field The Naugatuck boys are a league-best 6-0 after sweeping a pair of quad-meets while the girls are 3-0 following a sweep of their first quad-meet of the…

CN Headlines 4-16-10

[wpaudio url=”″ text=”CN Headlines April 16″] State Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-15th District) announces her reelection bid, and the Naugatuck Board of Education budget situation continues to intensify.

Naugy girls’ track and field ekes by Seymour

Seniors Tori Pisco and Rosa Moriello ran three events apiece, helping Naugatuck beat Seymour, 76-74, Wednesday. The Greyhounds also defeated Watertown, 120-30, and Derby, 126.5-9.

Bulldogs too tough for Greyhounds on court

All three Naugatuck doubles teams won their matches, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Crosby’s sweep of the singles matches, as the Bulldogs won in the borough Wednesday, 6-3.

NHS hardball walks over Crosby, 11-6

The Greyhounds took advantage of Crosby pitchers’ control problems to build an early lead then got two dingers from Brandon Halbert to beat the Bulldogs, 11-6, Wednesday.

Woodland softball cruises by Wilby, 19-0

Katie Alfiere struck out eight of the nine batters she faced Monday, as the Hawks beat Wilby, 19-0. Woodland is 5-0 this season, outscoring opponents by a combined score of 59-7.

Zahornasky’s 3-hitters have Hounds running

WATERTOWN — The Naugatuck baseball team got another strong effort Monday from junior pitcher Matt Zahornasky, who fired a three-hitter against Watertown in the Greyhounds’ 4-3 win over the Indians….