Category Archives: Tennis

Woodland full of surprises 

BEACON FALLS — Although the result of Woodland’s last two boys tennis meets might not show it, the Hawks’ improvement and competitiveness has been unmistakable to coach Mike Magas. “I’m…

Naugy builds early momentum, Woodland improving

There’s a long season ahead, but with a few matches in the books the Naugatuck girls tennis team is off to a quick start, while Woodland is looking to find…

Hawks, ‘Hounds off to quick starts

The Naugatuck boys tennis team got the season off to a fast 2-0 start before dropping a match this week, while Woodland picked up back-to-back wins after dropping the season-opener….

Woodland returns battle-tested lineup

BEACON FALLS — With 10 underclassmen and one senior last spring, the Woodland boys tennis squad was a pleasant surprise with a 7-8 record and an All-NVL singles player. With…

Naugy brings balance to courts

NAUGATUCK — After finishing 11-5 and reaching the NVL semifinals last year, the Naugatuck boys tennis team won’t be sneaking up on anyone this season. The Greyhounds did lose a…

Hawks out to get back in the hunt

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls tennis team came into last season with some lofty expectations, but beset by injuries the Hawks fell short of the goal and were eliminated…

Naugy girls retooling for another run

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck girls tennis head coach Jose Sendra’s mantra has long been for his team to “play the best when it matters the most.” The Greyhounds have lived up…

Tennis wraps up in the postseason

Naugatuck and Woodland were well represented on the tennis courts in the postseason. The girls State Open got underway Saturday at Yale University in New Haven with opening round and…

Naugatuck boys build solid foundation

NAUGATUCK — In a two-year span, Naugatuck boys tennis coach Anthony Mariano and the Greyhounds have restored the winning ways on the courts. Mariano, a basketball player during his time…

Hawks take step forward this season

BEACON FALLS — Going into the season, Woodland boys tennis head coach Charlie Ostrander had a few modest goals for his young group of Hawks — win five or six…