Category Archives: Swimming

Woodland swims to 10th at Class S championships

MIDDLETOWN — The Woodland girls swim team didn’t bring back a haul of medals from the Class S state championships, but coach Mike Magas didn’t let that get in the…

Mission accomplished for Hawks at NVLs

WATERBURY — With some of the top swimmers in the state competing for Seymour at the Naugatuck Valley League girls swim championships earlier this month, Woodland’s Mike Magas and the…

Naugatuck swimmers challenge Wildcats, finish second at NVLs

WATERBURY — The Greyhounds went into the Naugatuck Valley League girls swim championships earlier this month not only believing but expecting to challenge heavily-favored Seymour, and they did just that….

Naugatuck, Woodland ready to dive into NVL championships

The Naugatuck and Woodland girls swim teams are gearing up for a run at a Naugatuck Valley League championship. Woodland, the defending league champion, lost key swimmers from last year’s…

Naugatuck shrugs off loss

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls swim team finished up the Naugatuck Valley League regular season with its best league record since 2012. The Greyhounds shrugged off their only defeat to…

Hawks surpass exceed expectations

BEACON FALLS — A year after the most successful season in school history, Woodland girls swimming coach Mike Magas wasn’t sure what to expect out of his team this fall….

All alone on the diving board

Divers provide boost for teams, but the sport isn’t for the faint of heart You make your final approach and the only sound you hear is your heart beating in…

Churning up the water

The Naugatuck girls swim team picked up two more victories before dropping their first meet of the season. The Greyhounds (6-1) got by St. Paul, 89-88, on Sept. 28 and…

Naugy makes a splash with young talent

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls swim team lacked the depth needed to stay competitive with the top teams in the NVL over the past few seasons. An influx of young…

Woodland swimmers ahead of pace

BEACON FALLS — The returning swimmers from the defending Naugatuck Valley League champions are ahead of the pace they set last season, giving the Hawks hope as they swim toward…