Category Archives: Swimming

Newcomers give Hawks balanced lineup

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim team went into the season boasting a large senior class that’s brimming with experience. After the first two meets, the Hawks have found…

Greyhounds building off first meet

NAUGATUCK — After swimming against the clock in the preseason, the Naugatuck High girls swim team got the season underway against some real competition Tuesday in Beacon Falls. The Greyhounds…

Naugatuck swimmers make up for small numbers with talent

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High girls swim team heads into the season long on talent, but a bit short on depth. “We have a good core of quality swimmers,” Naugatuck…

Hawks boast deep, balanced squad

BEACON FALLS — Two years removed from a Naugatuck Valley League girls swimming title and fresh off another top-three performance, Woodland’s deep and balanced squad may have eyes on another…

Greyhounds swim to 14th in Class L

NEW HAVEN — The Naugatuck boys swim team finished the season with a 14th-place showing March 11 in the Class L state championships at Southern Connecticut State University. The Greyhounds…

Hawks set new benchmark for boys swimming program

MIDDLETOWN — The most successful season in the history of the Woodland boys swim program ended after one final team-best performance at the Class S state championships. The Hawks finished…

Divers take their shot at states

Fresh off his third straight Naugatuck Valley League diving title, Woodland’s Riley Clark registered a fourth-place finish at the Class S championship meet March 7 at Plainville High. Clark, who…

Hawks earn best finish at NVL swim championships

WATERBURY — In a season that seemingly featured an historic achievement each week for the Woodland boys swim team, there was no better way to end the Naugatuck Valley League…

Naugatuck swimmers finish runner-up at NVLs

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck boys swim team headed into the Naugatuck Valley League swim championship looking to end a streak of runner-up finishes and topple defending champion Holy Cross. It…

Clark rallies to win to third straight NVL diving title

WATERBURY — Standing on the diving board seconds before he hit the water for the final time in his Naugatuck Valley League career, Woodland senior Riley Clark felt a mix…