Category Archives: Softball

Naugy looking to take advantage of opportunities

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team has always relied on a stout defense, but as the final weeks of the season unfold it’s becoming more evident that the offense…

Naugy girls find winning formula

NAUGATUCK — Three weeks into the season, the Greyhounds found themselves right where they want to be, in a scramble for the top spot in the Naugatuck Valley League. Through…

Tough stretch provides lesson

NAUGATUCK — When teams win on a consistent basis like the Naugatuck boys soccer team has — including five straight Naugatuck Valley League championships — they become the hunted and…

Close-knit Greyhounds made memorable run

Editor’s note: This is the final story of a month-long series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland and Naugatuck sports history. Our final story looks at the 10-year anniversary…

The man behind the mask

NAUGATUCK — Ask Al Terry why he’s still a volunteer umpire after 34 years in the Little League program and his answer is simple: it’s about the kids. Little League…

Naugy, Woodland grads make mark on collegiate softball

Getting accustomed to playing softball at the collegiate level is no small feat. A few homegrown players are showing how it’s done. Gillian Fortier, a former Greyhound, wrapped up an…

Softball down under

Former Woodland High standout plays for U.S. in Australia A 10,000-mile flight to play softball? Former Woodland High standout and Prospect resident Samantha Lee just did it. “I’m not usually…

Postseason roundup  

Tournament run ends for Naugatuck in softball quarterfinals The Naugatuck softball team’s longest run in the Class L tournament since 2009 came to end last week in the quarterfinals. The…

Tournament update

Naugy softball advances in Class M, Woodland baseball falls in second round Naugatuck softball coach Kevin Wesche knows how nice it is to have a leadoff hitter who gets on…

Woodland baseball, Naugy softball advance in states

After a disappointing week in the Naugatuck Valley League tournaments, a pair of local teams on the diamond staged rallies in the first round of state tournament action Tuesday to…