Category Archives: Softball

Greyhounds get off to 2-1 start

NAUGATUCK — With experienced and young players alike stepping up, the Greyhounds picked up wins over Pomperaug and Wilby to start the season, before falling in a tight contest to…

Powerful pitching propels Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Woodland freshman Riley Kane couldn’t have imagined a much better start to her career as the Hawks’ starting pitcher. Kane tossed a pair of mercy-rule no-hitters in…

Hawks blend experience with young talent

BEACON FALLS — A mix of experienced seniors and talented freshmen could be the solution that lands the Woodland softball team back in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament after a…

Greyhounds out to pick up where they left off

NAUGATUCK — After reaching the quarterfinals of the Class L state tournament for the first time since 2009, the Naugatuck softball team is looking to pick up where it left…

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…