Category Archives: Soccer

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…

Hawks play their style

SEYMOUR — At the halfway point of the girls soccer season, Woodland coach Cait Witham finally saw what she hopes is the real identity of her Hawks last Thursday in…

Hawks turn to defense on the pitch

BEACON FALLS — It’s not the type of soccer Woodland boys soccer coach Tony Moutinho usually likes to see with his teams, but it’s working so far this fall. Through…

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…