Category Archives: Swimming

Woodland fires on all cylinders

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland High girls swim team experienced all the highs and lows of a season within just a few days. The previously unbeaten Hawks suffered their first…

Greyhounds have reasons to rejoice

NAUGATUCK — Signs of progress are easy to see for Naugatuck head swimming coach Jim McKee. Even in a 90-90 tie last Friday against Oxford, the veteran coach found plenty…

Hawks off to fast start

BEACON FALLS — The Hawks have started the season in rousing fashion, winning their first four meets and breaking school records in the process. Woodland improved to 4-0 with a…

Greyhounds dive into season

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls swim team was supposed to be a work in progress with a young, inexperienced squad that only goes 21 swimmers deep. But head coach Jim…

Naugy out to turn difficulty into success

NAUGATUCK — After placing sixth at last year’s NVL championships, the Naugatuck girls swimming and diving team heads into a new season with a group of 22 swimmers. The Greyhounds…

High hopes for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim team thinks it could be in for a special season, and with the Hawks led by the top returning swimmer in the Naugatuck…

Naugy swimmer competes at nationals

NAUGATUCK — Over the past two seasons, Naugatuck High swimmer Brian Goggin has been gaining a reputation in the NVL as a fierce competitor. As Goggin heads into his senior…

Woodland girls swim team sponsoring clinic

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls swim team is sponsoring the Dive In Swim Clinic in August. The clinic runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 through Aug. 11…

Hawks finish 16th in Class S

The Woodland boys swim team capped the season last week with a 16th-place finish in the 32-team field at the Class S state meet. “The season was fun,” Woodland head…

Naugy places 29th at State Open

The State Open swim meet brought together the top 24 performers in each event from the four state divisions combined on Saturday to Kiphuth Pool on the campus of Yale…