Category Archives: Swimming

Break gives Hawks opportunity to train

BEACON FALLS — An 11-day break between the Woodland boys swim team’s final two meets of the regular season was just what the doctor ordered for coach Tom Currier and…

Family ties connect Greyhounds’ past and present

NAUGATUCK — There is really nothing in the heat of competition that can quite match the intensity of a sibling rivalry. From a game of hoops out in the driveway…

Greyhounds refining their skills 

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team has been focused on getting better each day, each practice and each meet since the season began. Last week, the Greyhounds were challenged…

Hawks dive into different events  

BEACON FALLS — Woodland boys swimming coach Tom Currier saw an opportunity to give his Hawks a unique midseason shakeup during Tuesday’s meet against Wilby, so he took advantage and…

Scrappy Hawks hard at work

BEACON FALLS — Even though the Woodland boys swim team didn’t pick up any event victories Tuesday in an 89-81 loss to Seymour, Hawks coach Tom Currier is proud of…

Greyhounds face challenging stretch

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High boys swim team came into the season as the NVL runner-up two years in a row. A majority of the swimmers that put the Greyhounds…

Greyhounds measure themselves against Glastonbury

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck boys swimming head coach Jim McKee likes to use the out-of-league meet against Glastonbury as a measuring stick. Glastonbury has finished in the top ten at the…

Hawks dive into swim season

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys swimming and diving team split a pair of meets before Christmas to open up the season with a 1-1 record. In the Hawks’ Naugatuck…

Greyhounds ready to go

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team has been knocking on the door of an NVL championship the past two seasons, finishing as runner-ups two years in a row. “If…

Infusion of youth sparks excitement for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Most high school coaches take for granted the fact that their athletes already know how to compete in their sport when they come to tryouts as freshmen….