Category Archives: Tennis

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…

Naugy gets past stubborn Hawks

BEACON FALLS — As the boys tennis season heads down the homestretch, the Greyhounds are a team jostling for position at the top of the NVL. Woodland, on the other…

Naugy tops Woodland in marathon match

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck and Woodland girls tennis teams entered Tuesday’s match riding hot hands, with one loss each and looking to separate themselves from a bit of a logjam…

Hawks make a habit of stepping up

BEACON FALLS — There is something to be said for the saying, “Only the strong survive.” The Woodland girls tennis team is surviving by being resourceful. At the top of…

Greyhounds among frontrunners

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls tennis team is proving to be one of the teams to beat in the NVL. The defending NVL champions improved to 5-1 on the season…

Hawks possess intangibles

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland boys tennis team has something that is hard to teach —   passion to play and compete. The Hawks entered the week 3-4 overall after splitting…

Naugy knocking on the door

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys tennis team is certainly making a whole lot of racquet this season. Three-time defending NVL boys tennis champion Wolcott (8-0) and Torrington (6-0) are at…