Category Archives: Swimming

McKee retires as NHS boys swim coach

NAUGATUCK — There is always talk about filling some big shoes whenever an athlete graduates or a coach retires. The Naugatuck boys swim team will have to go out and…

Woodland ends swim season at Class S meet

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys swim team wrapped up a positive season last Wednesday with a 13th-place finish at the Class S state championship meet at Cornerstone Pool in…

Naugy swimmers wrap up season

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team concluded the season last week by finishing 12th at the Class L meet and then posting close-to-best times to place 35th out of…

Hawks exceed expectations

WATERBURY — The Woodland boys swim team outperformed even its coach’s expectations at last week’s Naugatuck Valley League championship. Boosted by Riley Clark’s second straight diving championship, the Hawks swam…

Greyhounds swim to second in NVL

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck Valley League swim championship has been a two-team race the past few years between Naugatuck and Holy Cross. It was again last week. Holy Cross won…

Greyhounds look to take next step at NVLs

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team heads into the NVL championship meet looking to take it to the next level after finishing runner-up the past two years to three-time…

Hawks set sights on NVLs

BEACON FALLS — With the dual-meet season in the rear view, the Woodland boys swim team has its sight set on the Naugatuck Valley League championships. The Hawks finished up…

Naugy swims past Woodland in regular-season finale

BEACON FALLS — The Naugatuck boys swim team knew Tuesday’s final dual meet of the season against Woodland was an important last chance to swim competitively before the championship season….

Break gives Hawks opportunity to train

BEACON FALLS — An 11-day break between the Woodland boys swim team’s final two meets of the regular season was just what the doctor ordered for coach Tom Currier and…

Family ties connect Greyhounds’ past and present

NAUGATUCK — There is really nothing in the heat of competition that can quite match the intensity of a sibling rivalry. From a game of hoops out in the driveway…