Category Archives: Swimming

Naugy dives back into season

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team had 21 days in between meets, but that doesn’t mean the Greyhounds didn’t put in work. After opening the season Dec. 19 against…

Hawks don’t miss a beat

BEACON FALLS — The young Woodland boys team swim hasn’t missed a stroke so far this season. Through their first three Naugatuck Valley League meets of the season, the Hawks…

Woodland’s Magas dives in to help Nonnewaug

After guiding the Woodland High girls swim team to the Naugatuck Valley League crown in early November, Mike Magas had all intentions of taking the winter off from coaching. When…

Naugy boys look to take next step 

NAUGATUCK — After finishing runner-up at the Naugatuck Valley League championship the last four seasons, the Naugatuck boys swim team is looking to take the next step this year. The…

Woodland swimmers starting season fresh  

BEACON FALLS — After the most successful season in program history — led by a talented, zany group of seniors — the Woodland boys swim team will reboot with the…

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….