Category Archives: Soccer

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…

Greyhounds clicking on the pitch  

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck boys soccer coach Ryan Kinne said his team thought about last year’s loss in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament to Woodland as the Greyhounds traveled to Beacon…

Attitude, versatility fuel strong start to season 

BEACON FALLS — It’s one of the most anticipated matches on the Woodland boys soccer team’s schedule every year — the annual rivalry showdown against Naugatuck. But unlike last year’s…

Naugy’s defense helps spark fast start

NAUGATUCK — One of the first pieces to the puzzle this season for Naugatuck girls soccer coach Lisa Mariano was to assemble a defensive unit. The Greyhounds stand at 3-1-1…

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…