Category Archives: Sports

Naugy’s Julia Longo rounds first and heads for second, as her fifth-inning blast plates two runs to tie Seymour, 3- 3. The Wildcats won, 4-3, in extras.

Naugy hoping to bounce back from 2 losses

SEYMOUR — Last Thursday’s Naugatuck-Seymour softball game turned out to be just the latest classic in a long line of seat-grabbers. The Wildcats have enjoyed their share of one-run victories…

NHS girls’ tennis tops Wilby on senior day

NAUGATUCK — It was Sunday night, less than 24 hours before senior day, and Greyhounds girls’ tennis coach Jodie Ruccio had a dilemma on her racket.

“I was saying, ‘What do I do for senior night for tennis?’ the first-year skipper, better known as a hoops coach, said during Tuesday’s home match against Wilby, which Naugatuck won, 7-0. “You know, for basketball, it’s you get on the PA, you say something before the game, you do the flowers and the basketballs and all that sort of stuff. So I called a couple of the girls, and they’re great. They took care of everything. We have a very strong sophomore class. So the sophomores did a bunch of things, we got some flowers, the parents are here. It’s nice.”

Woodland girls’ tennis staying hot

ANSONIA – The Woodland girls’ tennis team continued its strong finish to the season with a 7-0 win over Ansonia Tuesday afternoon. The victory marked the Hawks’ fifth straight victory,…

Word from the Woods: Week of May 14

Boys’ Tennis The Woodland boys’ tennis team split four matches last week, defeating Sacred Heart last Wednesday, 6-3, and Wilby Tuesday, 5-4, but losing to Crosby last Thursday, 6-3, and…

Naugy Notes: Week of May 14

Tennis The Naugatuck boys’ tennis team is still winless and the girls’ squad suffered its first loss of the season last Wednesday, 4-3, to St. Paul. The boys dropped matches…

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…