Category Archives: Swimming

Tough tests for Hawks

Clark sets Woodland boys’ diving record BEACON FALLS — Sophomore Riley Clark took almost a season and half to break the Woodland boys’ diving record. It only took him five…

Greyhounds ‘constantly improving’

NAUGATUCK — Like a mechanic tuning up a car, Naugatuck boys swimming head coach Jim McKee is about to rev up the engine as the Greyhounds host Holy Cross in…

Hawks pushing for best times

BEACON FALLS — With a third of the meets in the books, the Woodland boys swim team has reached the point of the season that’s a balancing act. “They’re doing…

Greyhounds coming together

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team is beginning to explore its depth and making waves in the NVL heading into the teeth of the schedule. The Greyhounds used a…

Hawks swimming in right direction

BEACON FALLS — The Hawks are right where boys swimming head coach Tom Currier needs them to be two meets into the season. “Kids who were here last year are…

Greyhounds open the season strong 

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team entered the season among the NVL favorites with a lineup filled with senior leadership, experience and depth. The Greyhounds put that lineup on…

Hawks look to tap into potential

BEACON FALLS — When asked recently who he expects to take the proverbial leap forward this season in the pool, Woodland boys swimming head coach Tom Currier looked over his…

Unfinished business

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team comes into the season with a score to settle. Last year, the Greyhounds finished as NVL runner-up to league champion Holy Cross. That…

Hawks make waves in Class S

MIDDLETOWN — The Woodland girls swim team finished up its best season since 2011 with a top ten finish at the Class S state championship meet Nov. 16 at Wesleyan…

Naugy swims to 17th in Class M

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck girls swim team concluded the season Nov. 15 with a 17th-place finish at the Class M state championship meet at Wesleyan University. Naugatuck, which scored 94…