Category Archives: Sports

Naugatuck indoor track teams boast new, experienced athletes

  NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys and girls indoor track teams aren’t short on talent, but adequate depth will be key as the Greyhounds look to remain competitive in the…

Wrestling returns to Woodland

BEACON FALLS — It’s been more than a decade since a Woodland athlete has donned a singlet, but a freshman will make it happen once again this winter. Elias Sturdevant…

‘Hounds, Hawks tip off the season

The girls ushered in the high school winter sports season last week as the Naugatuck Valley League basketball season got underway. Woodland split the first two games to start the…

New coach, same mission

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team heads back to the pool this season with a new head coach for the first time in 42 years, but the mission remains…

Sagendorf passing WATR sports torch to Saunders

There was a handoff during this year’s Thanksgiving football game between Naugatuck and Ansonia so smooth it almost went unnoticed. Yet it may have implications that reverberate for decades. The…

Woodland swimmers working hard, having fun

BEACON FALLS — Just a week into the preseason, the scene at a Woodland boys swimming practice was one that someone might expect for a group that’s been together for…

Naugy to be tested early

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team surprised a lot of teams by jumping out to an 8-2 start last season. According to head coach Mike Wilson, the team may…

Experience to pay off for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Last winter might not have been the most successful season in Woodland boys basketball history, but longtime coach Tom Hunt thinks that experience will lead to more…

Wilcox moves up in class for sophomore season

NAUGATUCK — Last season was a learning experience for Naugatuck High sophomore Logan Wilcox, navigating his way through his first year of high school wrestling as a team of one…

Experienced Greyhounds ‘pumped’ to tip off season

NAUGATUCK — After reaching the Naugatuck Valley League tournament championship game and finishing 19-5 last year, the Naugatuck girls basketball team won’t be sneaking up on anyone this season. “We…