Category Archives: Sports

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…

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…

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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…

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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.