Category Archives: Swimming

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…

Past success invaluable for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The greatest swimmer in Woodland history and the first Naugatuck Valley League championship in program history might both be in the past, but they both still mean…

Size, talent encouraging signs for Naugy

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls swim team is poised to make a splash in the Naugatuck Valley League this season. That doesn’t necessarily mean they will challenge for an NVL…

McKee retires as NHS boys swim coach

NAUGATUCK — There is always talk about filling some big shoes whenever an athlete graduates or a coach retires. The Naugatuck boys swim team will have to go out and…

Woodland ends swim season at Class S meet

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys swim team wrapped up a positive season last Wednesday with a 13th-place finish at the Class S state championship meet at Cornerstone Pool in…

Naugy swimmers wrap up season

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team concluded the season last week by finishing 12th at the Class L meet and then posting close-to-best times to place 35th out of…

Hawks exceed expectations

WATERBURY — The Woodland boys swim team outperformed even its coach’s expectations at last week’s Naugatuck Valley League championship. Boosted by Riley Clark’s second straight diving championship, the Hawks swam…