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CN Sportsflash 9-25-09


The Woodland boys’ soccer team adjusts to life without Jesse Menzies and the departed class of 2009, while Naugy football plans to stay hot in week two, versus Torrington.

After big win, Hounds guard against letdown

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds welcome Torrington to Veterans Field Friday at 7 p.m. in the 2009 home opener. Last week, the Red Raiders looked like an offensive juggernaut in a…

Woodland spikers make it four in a row

BEACON FALLS — That’s been the story of the Woodland spikers’ season thus far, their fourth win coming via a 3-0 sweep of Holy Cross Wednesday night in Beacon Falls….

Holy Cross Martinized in Hounds’ 4-2 win

NAUGATUCK — It was billed as the first big-time battle of the season. Undefeated Holy Cross (3-0) taking on undefeated Naugatuck (3-0) in a boys’ soccer shootout in the borough…

CLISE: Win special for coach, captain

SEYMOUR — As the giddy Greyhounds offense took the field, two kneel-downs from stunning the No. 4 Seymour Wildcats, 27-13, head coach Rob Plasky embraced Mike Kennedy—the captain whose senior…

Star Gazing: Tiago Martins

On the Field: Naugatuck junior center-midfielder Tiago Martins is tearing apart the Naugatuck Valley League’s soccer defenses at the outset of the season, leading his team to a 3-0 record…

Naugy Notes Sept. 16-22

Girls’ Soccer There was no letdown for the Naugatuck girls following their thrilling, season-opening victory over Holy Cross, as the Hounds took care of business in Wolcott last Thursday, wrapping…

Word From the Woods Sept. 16-22

Girls’ Soccer After a somewhat disappointing tie with Ansonia to kick off the season last week, Woodland has obliterated its last two foes. Last Thursday, the Hawks steamrolled Sacred Heart,…

WRHS boys’ soccer relies on new leaders

WATERBURY — The Woodland boys’ soccer team reaped the consequences of fouls Friday, as Sacred Heart turned a pair of free kicks into goals in a 3-1 defeat of the…

Hawks best Hounds in five-game thriller

NAUGATUCK — Woodland needed an answer to Naugatuck’s stingy defense. And Stephanie Badale stepped up. Badale smashed five kills in the final game to complete a come-from-behind win for Woodland in…