Category Archives: Sports

Naugy boys playing complementary soccer

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team entered the season with something missing. For a team that has won the Naugatuck Valley League title seven times in the last ten…

Hawks ramp up their play heading into homestretch

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls soccer team headed into the homestretch of the season with a renewed focus. After coming from three goals down to tie Naugatuck 4-4 in…

Naugy, Woodland look to make a run at NVL meet

The race for Naugatuck Valley League cross country championships is on. The NVL cross country championship meet is set for Oct. 17 at Veterans Park in Watertown at 4 p.m….

Lownds reaches career milestone

NAUGATUCK — Jeff Lownds was the first coach hired when Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls opened its doors in 2001. He had co-founded the cross country program at…

Beacon Falls teen to cast line at junior championship

BEACON FALLS — A random Facebook message during the dog days of summer landed a local teenage fisherman in an upcoming national competition. Dylan Napoleone, a Beacon Falls native and…

Naugatuck thriving behind balanced offense

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High football team hasn’t had a problem scoring in recent memory. The Greyhounds have scored less than 20 points just once in 23 regular-season games under…

Naugy making strides, seeing results

NAUGATUCK — With a roster of only 15 swimmers, many of them underclassmen, the focus for the Naugatuck High girls swim team isn’t so much on what the competition does,…

Mix of experience, youth propels Hawks

BEACON FALLS — With an equal mix of seasoned veterans and young swimmers who are making their presence felt, the Woodland girls swim team is measuring up quite well to…

Hawks turn defense into offense

BEACON FALLS — Volleyball, like most sports, is all about scoring points. But for the new-look Woodland spikers, their strength is refusing to give up many points. The Hawks, who…

Consistency key to Greyhounds’ performance 

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds haven’t lose a set in seven of nine matches so far — a dominating performance that head coach Kevin Wesche attributed to consistency across the volleyball…