Category Archives: Sports

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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…

New coach, same winning goals for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — With veteran Woodland girls’ tennis coach Jessica DeGennaro taking the upcoming season off, to focus on taking care of her newborn baby, girls’ swimming coach and business…

WRHS boys’ tennis will rely on depth to win

BEACON FALLS — Last year, the Woodland boys’ tennis team relied on the best player in school history to capture its eight wins. This year, he’s gone. The Hawks look…

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McSherry Law captures NBA championship

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Basketball Association concluded its playoffs Tuesday night at City Hill Middle School, as McSherry Law swept Nardelli’s, 2-0, in the championship series to claim the NBA…

Momentum on the side of Hawks track

BEACON FALLS — There’s no doubt Woodland is home to one of the best boys’ track and field programs in all of Class M—the Hawks are the reigning indoor and…

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WRHS coach is wacky but wildly successful

Without saying this man’s name, I’m willing to bet almost any Woodland student or fan (even some from Naugatuck) can guess who this guy is by a simple description: He’s…

Hawks boys’ and girls’ track will contend

BEACON FALLS — There’s no doubt Woodland is home to one of the best boys’ track and field programs in all of Class M—the Hawks are the reigning indoor and…

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Naugy track will benefit from additions

NAUGATUCK — He wasn’t exactly Brad Childress waiting with bated whistle to hear whether Brett Favre would rejoin the Minnesota Vikings (still uncertain, by the way), but Naugatuck track and…

Scenes from spring sports practice

The spring season is officially underway, and Naugatuck and Woodland teams are preparing ardently for the first contests April 7.