Category Archives: Soccer

Baseball, softball postseasons heating up

They battled from behind, rallied for a lead, and even tied a game with a two-strike suicide squeeze bunt in the seventh. But none of it was enough for the…

Coaching career ends for soccer patriarch

Moutinho took Woodland boys from NVL cellar to championship BEACON FALLS — One cold night seven years ago still stands out for Tony Moutinho as the peak of his 17-year…

Grey sets the example for Colonials, earns defensive honor

The Western Connecticut State University women’s soccer team won its fourth straight Little East Conference championship this season behind a stout defense that surrendered just seven goals on only 36…

Naugy girls reach quarters, Hawks fall in first round

The Naugatuck girls soccer team achieved what the Greyhounds haven’t been able to do in nine years — make the quarterfinals of the Class L state tournament. The No. 9-seeded…

Naugatuck, Woodland boys bow out of states in second round

Woodland’s Tony Moutinho and Naugatuck’s Ryan Kinne both said their boys soccer teams played some of their best games all season in the second round of the state tournaments last…

Borough connection sparks Highlanders

WATERBURY — Players with roots in Naugatuck Youth Soccer have provided a spark for the Chase Highlanders. Joe Scarpati, a junior defender from Prospect, along with freshmen and Naugatuck residents…

Tournament roundup

Naugy girls, Woodland volleyball on to quarterfinals For the first time in nine years, the Naugatuck girls soccer team will play in a state quarterfinal match. The No. 9-ranked Greyhounds…

Naugy boys moves on to second round

No. 11 Naugatuck earned a 1-0 win over No. 22 Newtown on Tuesday at Naugatuck High School in the first round of the Class LL boys soccer tournament. Jay Barth…

Naugy girls, Woodland volleyball advance in states

State tournament play kicked off in earnest on Monday. No. 9 Naugatuck beat No. 24 Avon, 3-1, in the first round of the Class L girls soccer tournament at Naugatuck…

Woodland falls in NVL title game

NAUGATUCK — The Woodland boys soccer team found success all season by locking down opponents with stifling defense. In last Thursday’s Naugatuck Valley League tournament championship against Watertown, suffocating defense…