Category Archives: Tennis

Hawks battle through season of adversity

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls faced a season of adversity. “We went 11-4 and went through so many things that changed our lineup,” said Woodland head coach Kate Gavigan,…

Greyhounds will look to reload with youth  

NAUGATUCK — Graduation will take its toll on the Naugatuck girls tennis team, but head coach Jose Sendra has some underclassmen waiting in the wings. No. 4-seeded Naugatuck saw its…

Patience pays off for Mayne

BEACON FALLS — Woodland’s Ally Mayne has waited three years to walk off the court as NVL champion. The wait is finally over. Mayne, a senior and the Hawks’ No….

Tennis tournaments continue

The Naugatuck boys and girls tennis teams reached the semifinals of the NVL tennis team tournaments last week where they both fell short of reaching the finals. The boys, the…

Tournaments start up

The NVL tennis team tournaments kicked off Monday with the quarterfinal rounds. The Naugatuck boys and girls earned first-round wins to advance to the semifinals, while the Woodland boys and…

Tennis tournaments ready to begin

The NVL boys and girls tennis team tournaments begin today with the quarterfinal rounds. On the boys side, No. 3 Naugatuck will host No. 6 Woodland at 3:30 p.m. On…

Hawks banged up but determined

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls tennis team has been down a road marred by injuries and other difficulties this season, but the Hawks head into the NVL tournament determined…

Greyhounds take lessons into tourney

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds head into the NVL girls tennis tournament with some unfinished business to take care of to defend their title. That may seem odd, but according to…

Naugatuck ready for challenge

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys tennis team didn’t come into the season as an unknown, but no one predicted the team’s development into a NVL contender. The program’s ascension didn’t…

Promise shows as postseason approaches

BEACON FALLS — The young Woodland boys tennis team has shown bright spots as the season winds down. With five sophomores and one freshman in the everyday lineup, the Hawks…