Category Archives: Swimming

Woodland 3rd, Naugy 4th at NVL swim meet

WATERBURY – Katie-Jean Hinckley won two events to help lead Woodland to a third-place finish at the NVL girls’ swimming championships Saturday. Naugatuck finished fourth overall at the meet.Torrington won the…

Greyhounds set records despite loss

For the Greyhounds last Friday, it wasn’t about the present.  It was about the future. Despite a 93-74 loss to Torrington, arguably the Naugatuck Valley League’s best girls swim team,…

Woodland swimming wins two in a row

Back-to-back wins for the Woodland girls’ swim team can be attributed to one key development: the team’s confidence level. Wins over Sacred Heart and St. Paul have lifted the Hawks…

Naugy swimming past opponents

Practice is paying off for the Naugatuck girls swim team. The Greyhounds enter this week after winning back-to-back meets. Naugy overcame Seymour on Oct. 1, and seven days later knocked off…

Greyhound swimmers pick up the pace

If you take one passing glance at the results of last Friday’s Naugatuck-Watertown girls’ swim meet, you’ll notice that the Greyhounds won five events, but lost by six points. Analyze…

WRHS swimming bounces back

In 4 minutes and 17.3 seconds the Woodland girls’ swim team showed the promise and potential of this season and beyond. Head Coach Mike Magas had faith in three sophomores…

Local swimmer excels in state championship

In the pursuit of athletic excellence, hard work is always part of the equation. For 14-year-old Emma Gawronski of Beacon Falls, dedication and commitment to competitive swimming have paid off….

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Jurzynski retires from channel swimming

The intrinsic irony of long-distance, cold-water channel swimming is that the less body fat a swimmer has to insulate himself against the cold, the harder it becomes to endure, regardless…

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CLISE: Jurzynski to swim channel again

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Jurzynski-package.mp3″ text=”An Annual, Intrinsic Migration”] He’s at it again. Peter Jurzynski this summer will once more attempt to swim across the English Channel. The borough man, who turns 59…

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Hounds, Hawks wrap successful swim years

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck and Woodland boys’ swim teams capped off incredible seasons with sixth-place finishes in their respective classes at last week’s state championship swim meets. Seven days after…