Category Archives: Soccer

Naugy makes smooth transition into new season

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team graduated 11 seniors from a team that played for a state championship after securing its fifth straight Naugatuck Valley League title. There were…

Woodland picks up pair of wins, ties to start year

BEACON FALLS — After a hectic preseason and a pair of early-season ties, Woodland girls soccer coach Cait Witham provided an unenthusiastic review of the first week and a half…

Youth provides spark for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds have been trending younger the past few years, and that was evident when Naugatuck took the field to face Seymour this week to open the season….

Woodland boys match expectations early

BEACON FALLS — Expected to be a serious contender for the Naugatuck Valley League boys soccer championship, Woodland affirmed those expectations with a strong first week and a half of…

Woodland returns experience-laden squad

BEACON FALLS — Woodland girls soccer coach Cait Witham didn’t expect the Hawks to be quite as good as they were last season, but she also didn’t expect them to…

Greyhounds ‘ready to go’

NAUGATUCK — After missing out on the postseason two years ago, the Naugatuck girls soccer team turned things around last season by posting nine wins and earning a spot in…

Hawks look to overcome key loss

BEACON FALLS — A season-ending injury to one of the Naugatuck Valley League’s top scorers will make it more difficult for the Woodland boys soccer team to contend for a…

Next wave up for Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team has a penchant for losing a large part of the roster to graduation year in and year out, and yet at the end…

Ex-Woodland soccer standout plays valuable role at UConn

STORRS — For two years, Alexa Casimiro has played a particular role for the UConn women’s soccer team. It has been an important role and the former Woodland High star…

Taking away lessons from the World Cup

Billions of people watched the World Cup over the last month, but some tuned in with a more critical eye than most. Local soccer coaches checked out Croatia, Portugal, Belgium,…