Category Archives: Soccer

State tourneys starting up

First-round action of the state tournaments gets underway today in girls soccer and volleyball. Naugatuck (10-4-3) earned the No. 9 seed in the Class L girls soccer tournament and will…

Woodland boys advance to NVL final

WATERBURY — Woodland coach Tony Moutinho had just two words for his team after the NVL boys soccer semifinal Tuesday at Crosby’s Jimmy Lee Stadium: “Mission accomplished.” Maciej Lewicki scored…

NVL tournaments rolling along

The Naugatuck Valley League boys and girls soccer championship tournaments got off to a rousing start Monday afternoon. No. 2 Naugatuck and No. 3 Woodland advanced in the boys tournament…

NVL tourney roundup

The postseason started Saturday with the quarterfinals of the Naugatuck Valley League volleyball tournament. No. 3 Woodland advanced with a 3-1 win over No. 6 Ansonia. Steph Krebbs paced the…

NVL soccer tourneys postponed

The Naugatuck Valley League boys and girls soccer championship tournaments, scheduled to begin on Saturday, have been postponed. The three-day tournament will now be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday….

Greyhounds, Hawks ready to contend 

The battle for the Naugatuck Valley League girls soccer title is about to kick off, and the Greyhounds and Hawks are primed to be among the contenders for the crown….

NVL boys soccer tourney wide open

With perhaps a half-dozen teams capable of hoisting the trophy, this year’s Naugatuck Valley League boys soccer tournament could be the most competitive one in recent memory. Woodland and Naugatuck…

Never-give-up attitude fuels Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — Even when the Naugatuck girls soccer team appears to take a step backward, head coach Lisa Mariano still sees a silver lining. That tends to be the perspective…

Hawks confident heading down homestretch

BEACON FALLS — Despite picking up its first two defeats of the year, the Woodland boys soccer team feels nothing but confident entering the homestretch of the regular season. The…

Woodland girls learn lesson from tie

BEACON FALLS — Late last month, Woodland girls soccer coach Cait Witham admitted she was nervous knowing that her squad hadn’t played their best soccer yet with a key matchup…