Category Archives: Sports

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…

Naugy boys’ track claims favorite status

NAUGATUCK — Any time two teams meet on the field of athletic competition sporting undefeated records, the contest can only be viewed as a classic battle in the making. Tuesday’s…


Hawks top Hounds, Crusaders for 7th win

BEACON FALLS — Jack DeBiase is in the middle of everything the Woodland baseball team does. The junior is the Hawks’ starting catcher and hits at the top of their…


Union City Little League opens 61st season

NAUGATUCK — There is something special about the sheer joy on the face of a child as he races around the baseball diamond, capturing the essence of America’s favorite pastime….


Pitchers have WRHS hardball back on track

WATERTOWN — The sluggish, 0-3 start the Woodland baseball team experienced is a thing of the past. The Hawks have reeled off four straight wins, including a 5-2 victory Monday…

Garnet and Grey softball hitting up a storm

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team was cruising along with a 4-0 mark, averaging more than six runs per game, when it took on unbeaten Wolcott last Friday. The bats…

Word from the Woods: Week of April 23

Softball Woodland has upped the ante on its Naugatuck Valley League domination in the first half of the season. The Hawks did not allow a run in three blowouts last…

Naugy Notes: Week of April 23

Track and Field The Naugatuck girls’ track and field team narrowly kept its perfect record alive last Wednesday by sweeping a quad-meet. The Hounds had no problem smoking Watertown (120-30)…

Doubles teams keep Hawks unbeaten

BEACON FALLS — Woodland used a sweep of the doubles matches to break a singles stalemate and stay undefeated with a 5-2 win over visiting Watertown Monday afternoon.

No. 1 singles player Stephanie Badale continued her domination of all Naugatuck Valley League opponents not named Dre Moschello, with an 8-0 victory over Alyssa Mucciaro. Since the beginning of last season, Badale is 26-1 against everyone but Holy Cross’ Moschello, but 1-3 versus the two-time defending league champion.

Krakowski wins but WRHS boys’ tennis falls

WATERTOWN — The Hawks got a grit-your-teeth win from Mike Krakowski at No. 1 singles, but it was the team’s lone victory Monday morning in an 8-1 loss to Watertown at Crestbrook Park.

The right-handed Krakowski was playing with ruptured blood vessels in his dominant hand, a nagging affliction that has caused head coach Jim Amato to hold back his ace between matches.