Category Archives: Sports

Hounds’ spikers sweep Wilby

NAUGATUCK — Motivation can be a funny thing. Naugatuck head volleyball coach Fred Scheithe found that out on Tuesday night. After Naugatuck struggled on serve in game two against Wilby, Scheithe…

Late goal lifts Naugy over rival Holy Cross

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Valley League season got under way in dramatic fashion on Tuesday night when two of the league’s girls’ soccer heavyweights battled it out in the borough….

Black and Gold settle for tie in opener

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BEACON FALLS — A late-arriving observer who missed all of Woodland’s double-overtime exhilarator against Ansonia Tuesday afternoon and saw only the Hawks’ faces as they exited their postgame conference surely would have assumed they lost.

NVL Indicational a preview of girls’ season

WATERBURY — Imagine standing in a small, confined structure with more than 500 people squeezed inside. Then think of the loudest sound you’ve ever heard—and multiply it by three—as soon…

Naugy Notes and Word From the Woods

Naugatuck boys’ soccer The Greyhounds kicked off their quest to reclaim the Naugatuck Valley League title Tuesday by shutting out Crosby, 4-0. Junior Tiago Martins pulled off a hat trick….

CN Sportsflash 9-10-09

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Major storylines, players to watch and games you can’t miss as the Naugatuck and Woodland varsity seasons get underway.

Hawks scrimmage some of state’s best

BEACON FALLS — After the second-worst season in program history, the Woodland gridiron gang is looking for any way possible to show that it is ready to compete once again…

Hounds prepare for opener in Seymour

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds’ offensive and defensive linemen clip-clopped in their cleats down the practice field hill on a hot, Wednesday afternoon, having just completed a series of contact drills…

Hawks’ Palmerie follows in sister’s cleat steps

Most great athletes find at least one or two role models to mold themselves after—a baseball player might pick his favorite Red Sox pitcher, and a basketball star could choose…

A tale of two quarterbacks

Veterans Field is a mud pit about to get muddier. Hours of intransigent rain have left its grass blades drunk and its soil sloshed two weeks after a Pop Warner…