Category Archives: Sports

Woodland, Naugatuck get year off on the right foot

The defending Naugatuck Valley League cross country champions couldn’t have had a much better start to the season. The Woodland boys and girls both swept season-opening meets against St. Paul,…

Nothing quite like high school fall sports

Maybe it’s the Friday night lights. Maybe it’s the most perfect weather of the year. Maybe it’s the vast array of action. Maybe it’s just that new-year, new-hope, new-everything type…

Naugy, Woodland boys start season strong

The Naugatuck and Woodland boys soccer teams both opened the season with a strong performance. Both teams are looking to make a run at the Naugatuck Valley League title this…

Hawks roll, ‘Hounds fall in season-openers

Opening the season against the defending Naugatuck Valley League girls soccer champions is a good way to find out early where you stand. Naugatuck went head-to-head with the defending league…

Naugatuck swimmers make up for small numbers with talent

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High girls swim team heads into the season long on talent, but a bit short on depth. “We have a good core of quality swimmers,” Naugatuck…

Hawks boast deep, balanced squad

BEACON FALLS — Two years removed from a Naugatuck Valley League girls swimming title and fresh off another top-three performance, Woodland’s deep and balanced squad may have eyes on another…

Greyhounds looking to take next step

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High football coach Dave Sollazzo’s first two seasons leading the Greyhounds have been nearly perfect. Since he took over in 2017, Naugatuck is 20-2 in the regular…

Hawks have weapons, experience to replace key losses

BEACON FALLS — Tyler Bulinski is set to ascend into the rarefied air of Woodland quarterbacks. Bulinski, a senior, enters his third year as the Hawks’ starting signal-caller. With 21…

Woodland returns strong group

BEACON FALLS — Kenan Collins couldn’t have asked for a much better team to inherit for his first season as Woodland’s boys soccer coach. Collins, a history teacher at the…

Greyhounds enter season with chip on their shoulder

NAUGATUCK — For the first time in five years, the Naugatuck High boys soccer team heads into the season not as the defending Naugatuck Valley League champions. The Greyhounds’ run…