Category Archives: Softball

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…

Senior leader guides Hawks back to postseason

BEACON FALLS — With only one nonconference game left in the regular season and perhaps another game or two ahead of the state tournament, the Woodland softball team trudged up…

NVL baseball, softball tournaments delayed due to storm impact

The start of the Naugatuck Valley League baseball and softball tournaments have been pushed back due to the impact of last week’s powerful storm. The baseball and softball tournaments are…

Naugatuck looks to back in a groove

NAUGATUCK — Just over two weeks ago the Naugatuck softball team was sitting pretty in the Naugatuck Valley League and Class L standings with a 12-3 record. Now, with the…

Fluctuating lineup doesn’t deter Hawks

BEACON FALLS — One would be hard-pressed to find identical starting lineups for the Hawks so far this season. “We’ve had some injuries and illnesses, and a lot of people…

Greyhounds ‘making things happen’

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds have been putting the bat on the ball of late and it shows. A 10-2 victory over Waterbury Career on Wednesday marked Naugatuck’s ninth win in…

Hawks building confidence 

BEACON FALLS — Despite a 2-5 start to the softball season, Woodland coach Loren Luddy is encouraged by confidence-building efforts over the last week. The Hawks suffered a 2-0 loss…

Consistency crucial to improvement for ‘Hounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team showed its capabilities early on with wins over Pomperaug and Kennedy to start the season. Last week showed the road to the top of…

Softball season gets underway for ‘Hounds, Hawks

The Naugatuck softball team was a walk-off away from a perfect start to the season. After opening with consecutive victories, the Greyhounds suffered a 12-11 loss to St. Paul on…

Hawks enter season optimistic

BEACON FALLS — There’s no way to sugarcoat it: Last spring, when the Woodland softball team missed the state tournament for the first time ever, was not up to the…