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Shutout by Hounds, hat trick by Martins

NAUGATUCK — Junior Tiago Martins recorded his second hat trick in as many games, seniors Manny Nobre and Brian Costa each tacked on a goal, and Naugatuck kept its opponent…

Woodland football romps in Putnum, 51-14

PUTNAM — That was disappointing. No, not that Woodland picked up its first win of the season Thursday. But the 100-plus Hawks faithful that made the almost two-hour trip to…

Naugy swim dominant in season opener

NAUGATUCK — Swimming is the type of team sport in which a squad’s success is determined by the sum of its individual successes. On Friday at the Alex “Gimbo” Sullivan…

Naugatuck stuns No. 4 Seymour, 27-13

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SEYMOUR — The Greyhounds scored the first touchdown of the game then came back from a 13-12 fourth-quarter deficit to upend the No. 4 Wildcats, 27-13, at DeBarber Field last Thursday night.

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.