Category Archives: Tennis

Naugy boys buying in

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck entered the final two weeks of the boys tennis regular season without a blemish in Naugatuck Valley League play. The Greyhounds (8-1, 8-0 NVL) won six straight…

Commitment carries Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls tennis team’s 8-0 start to the season comes down to one thing for head coach Jose Sendra — commitment. “The girls are just committed on…

Change to boys tennis format offers postseason feel

Five players on a basketball court. Nine players on the diamond. Eleven players on a football field or pitch. None of that has changed in, well, pretty much ever. And…

Hawks challenged early

BEACON FALLS — With the toughest part of its schedule in the rearview, the Woodland girls tennis team is ready to start improving and building momentum over the next few…

Woodland finds success with experimentation on the court

BEACON FALLS — With a new format in Naugatuck Valley League boys tennis this season, the first few weeks have been an ongoing experiment for Woodland — and a successful…

Naugy boys step up their game

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys tennis team is learning how to battle through some hotly-contested matches. “I keep telling the guys that you show every day and battle, give it…

Naugy girls off to a fast start

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls tennis team is giving head coach Jose Sendra plenty to think about. After opening the season with a 4-3 win over Holy Cross and a…

High expectations for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The cupboard is anything but bare for the Woodland boys tennis team. With almost all of last year’s starting lineup returning this spring, coach Mike Magas and…

Naugy returns solid lineup

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys tennis team has built a solid reputation over the past couple of seasons under former head coach Anthony Mariano, advancing to the Naugatuck Valley League…

Woodland girls look to contend in NVL

BEACON FALLS — After four years away from the sport, Woodland girls tennis coach Jess DeGennaro doesn’t know everything about the Naugatuck Valley League landscape for this upcoming season. But…