Category Archives: Sports

Greyhounds swim to 14th in Class L

NEW HAVEN — The Naugatuck boys swim team finished the season with a 14th-place showing March 11 in the Class L state championships at Southern Connecticut State University. The Greyhounds…

Hawks set new benchmark for boys swimming program

MIDDLETOWN — The most successful season in the history of the Woodland boys swim program ended after one final team-best performance at the Class S state championships. The Hawks finished…

Naugatuck’s run ends in quarterfinals

FARMINGTON — Fans spilled out into the hallway outside the gymnasium at Farmington High School March 11 as Naugatuck and Farmington faced off for the chance to advance to the…

Kosakowski looks to build off Bellator win

The night of Feb. 16 was a messy, but successful night for Jesse James Kosakowski. “You wouldn’t believe how many times people came up to me and said, ‘Dude, your…

Prospect’s Cronin has breakout season on the mat

WOODBURY — A jump in weight class for his junior season caused a jump in confidence for Nonnewaug wrestler and Prospect native Jack Cronin. That confidence proved to be well-founded…

Cheerleaders vie for co-ed state title

NEW HAVEN — The Woodland and Naugatuck cheerleading squads battled it out at the state co-ed cheerleading championships on March 3 at the Floyd Little Athletic Complex. After winning its…

Woodland boys fall in first round  

ELLINGTON — Zach Bedryczuk netted 15 points in the final game of his Woodland basketball career, but the No. 27-seeded Hawks suffered a 64-41 defeat to No. 6 Ellington on…

Divers take their shot at states

Fresh off his third straight Naugatuck Valley League diving title, Woodland’s Riley Clark registered a fourth-place finish at the Class S championship meet March 7 at Plainville High. Clark, who…

Naugy boys outlast Newtown

NAUGATUCK — After the Naugatuck boys fended off a furious late rally by Newtown in the waning minutes of their Division III second-round game last Thursday, Naugatuck head coach Mike…

Hawks earn best finish at NVL swim championships

WATERBURY — In a season that seemingly featured an historic achievement each week for the Woodland boys swim team, there was no better way to end the Naugatuck Valley League…