Category Archives: Volleyball

Hawks turn defense into offense

BEACON FALLS — Volleyball, like most sports, is all about scoring points. But for the new-look Woodland spikers, their strength is refusing to give up many points. The Hawks, who…

Consistency key to Greyhounds’ performance 

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds haven’t lose a set in seven of nine matches so far — a dominating performance that head coach Kevin Wesche attributed to consistency across the volleyball…

Hawks fitting pieces together

BEACON FALLS — With an almost entirely new lineup trying to replicate the success of last year’s state semifinalist squad, the Woodland volleyball team got off to a 4-0 start…

Greyhounds continue trend of fast starts 

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds have consistently started seasons strong over recent years, and 2019 is following suit. In five of the past six years, the Greyhounds finished their first six…

New-look Hawks set to take the court  

BEACON FALLS — After reaching a fourth state semifinal in seven years last season, the Woodland volleyball team will regroup with an almost entirely new lineup this fall. “It’s going…

Naugy spikers look to move into upper echelon

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High volleyball team has posted an 86-34 mark over six seasons under head coach Kevin Wesche, reaching the Naugatuck Valley League tournament semifinals twice and playing…

Successful season ends in semis 

SOUTHBURY — The exit was swift and painful, but it didn’t take long after the Woodland volleyball team’s loss in the Class M state semifinals for coach Jim Amato to…

Hawks make run to semis, ‘Hounds drop first-round match

BEACON FALLS — They logged some miles, chased some demons, and relied on some bench players — and it earned the Hawks a berth in the state volleyball semifinals. The…

Tournament roundup

Naugy girls, Woodland volleyball on to quarterfinals For the first time in nine years, the Naugatuck girls soccer team will play in a state quarterfinal match. The No. 9-ranked Greyhounds…

Naugy boys moves on to second round

No. 11 Naugatuck earned a 1-0 win over No. 22 Newtown on Tuesday at Naugatuck High School in the first round of the Class LL boys soccer tournament. Jay Barth…