Category Archives: Sports

Naugy girls look to build off tourney run

NAUGATUCK— The Naugatuck High girls soccer team may have spun its wheels a bit when head coach Lisa Mariano took over the reins five years ago. The former Naugatuck standout…

Hawks focusing on finishing  

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls soccer team comes into this season looking to finish games strong. Woodland went 9-5-4 last year and dealt Naugatuck Valley League champion Watertown its…

New-look Hawks set to take the court  

BEACON FALLS — After reaching a fourth state semifinal in seven years last season, the Woodland volleyball team will regroup with an almost entirely new lineup this fall. “It’s going…

Naugy spikers look to move into upper echelon

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High volleyball team has posted an 86-34 mark over six seasons under head coach Kevin Wesche, reaching the Naugatuck Valley League tournament semifinals twice and playing…

Greyhounds look to keep up competitive pace

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High cross country team has a few holes to fill, but head coach Bill Hanley feels his team has the right stuff to go the distance….

Hawks not resting on last year’s success

BEACON FALLS — Touting last year’s Naugatuck Valley League cross country championships for the Woodland boys and girls squads doesn’t do much for longtime coach Jeff Lownds with a new…

Naugy Dogs finish runner-up in Tri-State League

TORRINGTON — The Naugatuck Dogs played for the Tri-State League championship for the third time in the last four years and finished as the runner-up for the second time. The…

A summer to remember

Naugatuck made run to American Legion World Series 50 years ago Editor’s note: This is the final story of a short series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland and…

Fan support helped carry ’69 Legion team

Ask some of the key players from Naugatuck’s 1969 American Legion baseball team about their favorite part of Post 17’s run to the American Legion World Series, and one common…

A game above all the rest

Thanksgiving tilt in 1994 stands out in series between longtime Valley rivals Editor’s note: This is the second story of a short series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland…