Category Archives: Tennis

Hounds hand Ruccio first tennis victory

Rookie tennis coach Jodie Ruccio earns her first career victory, as her Greyhounds beat visiting Torrington, 5-2, to start the season.

Badale, Wester lead Woodland past AHS

Defending NVL silver- and bronze-medalists Stephanie Badale and Megan Wester cruise past their first-match opponents, helping the Hawks beat the Chargers, 5-2, in the Woods.

Naugy boys’ tennis in shape after rain

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys’ tennis team has a new look. First, there are new faces guiding the team. The Greyhounds will operate with co-head coaches Sean Dunn and Jason Cebula….

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NHS tennis novice Ruccio up for a challenge

NAUGATUCK — For the second time in as many years, the Naugatuck girls’ tennis team will be under the direction of a new coach. When last year’s skipper, Amanda Petruzzi,…

Modest Wester won’t be a surprise this time

BEACON FALLS — If you asked Megan Wester a year ago, when the 2009 Woodland girls’ tennis season was just starting up, if she thought she’d be a contender in…

New coach, same winning goals for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — With veteran Woodland girls’ tennis coach Jessica DeGennaro taking the upcoming season off, to focus on taking care of her newborn baby, girls’ swimming coach and business…

WRHS boys’ tennis will rely on depth to win

BEACON FALLS — Last year, the Woodland boys’ tennis team relied on the best player in school history to capture its eight wins. This year, he’s gone. The Hawks look…

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WRHS coach is wacky but wildly successful

Without saying this man’s name, I’m willing to bet almost any Woodland student or fan (even some from Naugatuck) can guess who this guy is by a simple description: He’s…

Woodland All-Decade Boys’ Tennis

Team of the decade: 2008 9-9 overall record; 8 players qualified for Class M Tournament (WRHS record) Player of the decade: Joe Rosa All-NVL (2009); NVL Tournament silver medalist (2009);…

Naugatuck All-Decade Boys’ Tennis

Team of the decade: 2007 5 All-NVL picks (tied for most of the decade) Player of the decade: Matt Cappello All-NVL (2007); NVL singles champion (2007); seeded in Class LL…