Category Archives: Swimming

Woodland girls swimming success built on trust

BEACON FALLS — It sounds like one of the taglines for an ESPN 30-for-30 documentary. What if I told you the secret for Woodland’s recent championship success in NVL girls…

Naugy girls finish season at Class L meet

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck girls swim team wrapped up the season with a 17th-place finish at the Class L championship meet at Wesleyan University Nov. 20. The Greyhounds, armed with…

Hawks swim to 6th in Class S

NEW HAVEN — The Woodland girls swim team finished in the top 10 of Class S. The Hawks, who won their second Naugatuck Valley League title in three years, placed…

Naugatuck battles to third at NVL championship

WATERBURY — Down one of their best swimmers, the Greyhounds battled to secure a top three spot at the Naugatuck Valley League swim championship. Naugatuck finished third with 544 points…

Woodland edges out Seymour to win NVL title

WATERBURY — In 16 years of coaching swimming at Woodland, Mike Magas had never seen a Naugatuck Valley League championship meet quite like the one that played out this fall….

Naugatuck, Woodland swimmers to be in the mix at NVL meet

The Naugatuck and Woodland swim teams have been at the top of the pack at the Naugatuck Valley League swim championships the past couple of years. The Greyhounds finished runner-up…

Strong senior class leads Hawks

BEACON FALLS — As the girls swim season approached the postseason, Woodland coach Mike Magas had the opportunity to thank a nine-senior class with whom he’s built a seven-year relationship….

Naugy getting ready for final stretch

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds got to see where they stack up when defending Naugatuck Valley League champion Seymour came to the borough Oct. 11. The Wildcats took first in nine…

Naugy making strides, seeing results

NAUGATUCK — With a roster of only 15 swimmers, many of them underclassmen, the focus for the Naugatuck High girls swim team isn’t so much on what the competition does,…

Mix of experience, youth propels Hawks

BEACON FALLS — With an equal mix of seasoned veterans and young swimmers who are making their presence felt, the Woodland girls swim team is measuring up quite well to…