Category Archives: Sports

Hawks make run to semis, ‘Hounds drop first-round match

BEACON FALLS — They logged some miles, chased some demons, and relied on some bench players — and it earned the Hawks a berth in the state volleyball semifinals. The…

Naugy girls reach quarters, Hawks fall in first round

The Naugatuck girls soccer team achieved what the Greyhounds haven’t been able to do in nine years — make the quarterfinals of the Class L state tournament. The No. 9-seeded…

Naugatuck, Woodland boys bow out of states in second round

Woodland’s Tony Moutinho and Naugatuck’s Ryan Kinne both said their boys soccer teams played some of their best games all season in the second round of the state tournaments last…

Hawks cap stellar seasons with top-10 finishes at state meets 

BEACON FALLS — After a pair of undefeated regular seasons, a pair of Naugatuck Valley League championships, and a pair of top-10 team finishes in state competition, there was only…

Tournament roundup

Naugy girls, Woodland volleyball on to quarterfinals For the first time in nine years, the Naugatuck girls soccer team will play in a state quarterfinal match. The No. 9-ranked Greyhounds…

Greyhounds continue improvement at state meets

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High boys and girls cross country teams began the season looking to rebuild with young runners that needed to be brought along by a core of…

Naugy boys moves on to second round

No. 11 Naugatuck earned a 1-0 win over No. 22 Newtown on Tuesday at Naugatuck High School in the first round of the Class LL boys soccer tournament. Jay Barth…

Naugy girls, Woodland volleyball advance in states

State tournament play kicked off in earnest on Monday. No. 9 Naugatuck beat No. 24 Avon, 3-1, in the first round of the Class L girls soccer tournament at Naugatuck…

Woodland falls in NVL title game

NAUGATUCK — The Woodland boys soccer team found success all season by locking down opponents with stifling defense. In last Thursday’s Naugatuck Valley League tournament championship against Watertown, suffocating defense…

Mezzo growing into his role

NAUGATUCK — After eight varsity starts, Naugatuck High junior and first-year starting quarterback Jay Mezzo is feeling rather good these days. Especially after the Greyhounds’ biggest game of the season…