Category Archives: Sports

Naugy softball tops Torrington in opener

All-state second baseman Julia Longo paces the hitting attack with three RBIs, as the Greyhounds beat the Red Raiders, 8-3.

Hounds a mix of experience and youth

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team returns a solid core of veterans who can field and put their bats on the ball. Senior captain Julia Longo, a three-time all-Naugatuck Valley…

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WRHS softball in unfamiliar role: favorite

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls’ softball squad is the winningest team in the history of sports in the Woods—the diamond girls have won 116 games, while the next closest…

Hawks baseball will rely on senior trio

BEACON FALLS — Just like its counterpart on the softball diamond, the Woodland baseball team always finds a way to be in the thick of the Naugatuck Valley League championship…

Naugy boys’ tennis in shape after rain

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys’ tennis team has a new look. First, there are new faces guiding the team. The Greyhounds will operate with co-head coaches Sean Dunn and Jason Cebula….

Hillside hoopsters win Derby league title

NAUGATUCK — The Hillside boys’ basketball team finished the regular season with a 15-1 record, good for second place in the Naugatuck Valley League Middle School Division. Wallace Middle School…

Wesche resigns as Naugy hoops coach

NAUGATUCK — Kevin Wesche has stepped down as Naugatuck High’s head boys’ basketball coach, and a successor will likely be named by Friday. NHS Athletic Director Tom Pompei confirmed Monday…

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Hounds hope for more than a winning record

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck baseball coach Tom Deller is hoping his team can bounce back after a couple rough seasons—the squad went 10-10 in 2008 and 7-13 in 2009—and bring home…

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NHS tennis novice Ruccio up for a challenge

NAUGATUCK — For the second time in as many years, the Naugatuck girls’ tennis team will be under the direction of a new coach. When last year’s skipper, Amanda Petruzzi,…

Modest Wester won’t be a surprise this time

BEACON FALLS — If you asked Megan Wester a year ago, when the 2009 Woodland girls’ tennis season was just starting up, if she thought she’d be a contender in…