Category Archives: Soccer

Consistency, finishing strong key for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls soccer team has shown plenty of promise in its 3-2-1 start to the season, and head coach Cait Witham is looking for her team…

Naugy, Woodland boys start season strong

The Naugatuck and Woodland boys soccer teams both opened the season with a strong performance. Both teams are looking to make a run at the Naugatuck Valley League title this…

Hawks roll, ‘Hounds fall in season-openers

Opening the season against the defending Naugatuck Valley League girls soccer champions is a good way to find out early where you stand. Naugatuck went head-to-head with the defending league…

Woodland returns strong group

BEACON FALLS — Kenan Collins couldn’t have asked for a much better team to inherit for his first season as Woodland’s boys soccer coach. Collins, a history teacher at the…

Greyhounds enter season with chip on their shoulder

NAUGATUCK — For the first time in five years, the Naugatuck High boys soccer team heads into the season not as the defending Naugatuck Valley League champions. The Greyhounds’ run…

Naugy girls look to build off tourney run

NAUGATUCK— The Naugatuck High girls soccer team may have spun its wheels a bit when head coach Lisa Mariano took over the reins five years ago. The former Naugatuck standout…

Hawks focusing on finishing  

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls soccer team comes into this season looking to finish games strong. Woodland went 9-5-4 last year and dealt Naugatuck Valley League champion Watertown its…

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…