Category Archives: Swimming

Greyhounds dive back in after break

NAUGATUCK — After a more-than-two-week break between meets for the holidays, the Naugatuck boys swim team got back at it to start the new year. The Greyhounds came up on…

Knepple takes reins of Naugy boys swim team

NAUGATUCK — Taking the reins of a team from a former coach can be a daunting task, but there isn’t enough preparation, and almost no qualifications, when you are filling…

New era begins for Greyhounds  

NAUGATUCK — If it were any other season, last Tuesday’s meet against Watertown would have just marked the opener against a Naugatuck Valley League opponent. This isn’t any other season….

Hawks split pair of meets to open season

BEACON FALLS — Woodland boys swimming coach Tom Currier couldn’t believe how well his Hawks swam in their first meet of the season. “(The Dec. 18 meet against Oxford) was…

New coach, same mission

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team heads back to the pool this season with a new head coach for the first time in 42 years, but the mission remains…

Woodland swimmers working hard, having fun

BEACON FALLS — Just a week into the preseason, the scene at a Woodland boys swimming practice was one that someone might expect for a group that’s been together for…

Naugy swimmers cap season at Class M meet

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck girls swim team finished up a remarkable season by placing 11th at the Class M state championships. The Greyhounds, who were runner-ups in the Naugatuck Valley…

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….