Category Archives: Sports

Knepple takes reins of Naugy boys swim team

NAUGATUCK — Taking the reins of a team from a former coach can be a daunting task, but there isn’t enough preparation, and almost no qualifications, when you are filling…

A look back at 2018 

From all of us at Citizen’s News, here’s wishing all of our readers a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. Hopefully those long-planned resolutions haven’t been derailed just a few…

New era begins for Greyhounds  

NAUGATUCK — If it were any other season, last Tuesday’s meet against Watertown would have just marked the opener against a Naugatuck Valley League opponent. This isn’t any other season….

Hawks split pair of meets to open season

BEACON FALLS — Woodland boys swimming coach Tom Currier couldn’t believe how well his Hawks swam in their first meet of the season. “(The Dec. 18 meet against Oxford) was…

Naugy girls bounce back from opening-season loss, win three straight

NAUGATUCK — The Naugy girls basketball team is built on a foundation of many interchangeable parts. That was evident last week when the Greyhounds shook off an opening-season loss and…

Woodland girls ‘buying in’

BEACON FALLS — There’s no way to break in a team full of underclassmen and first-year starters quite like the opening four-game stretch the Woodland girls basketball team faced this…

Greyhounds finding their rhythm as the season gets going

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team started off the season with a solid home win before dropping the next two games. But head coach Mike Wilson isn’t reading too…

Sharpshooting carries Woodland early on

BEACON FALLS — Just as it’s been for the first three years of his Woodland basketball career, Zach Bedryczuk’s sharpshooting has been the Hawks’ strength early in the season. In…

Gymnast to represent Hawks one final time

BEACON FALLS — One final time, Woodland’s Kristina Poynton will be all by herself. The senior gymnast will represent the Hawks as a team of one this winter on the…

Indoor track isn’t overlooked at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Indoor track and field is the forgotten high school sport. Some say it’s just a way for non-basketball players to stay in shape over the winter. Some…