Category Archives: Volleyball

Hawks not resting on past successes

BEACON FALLS — In the last four years, the Woodland girls volleyball program has an 86-14 record with a state title and four straight trips to the state semifinals. The…

Consistency builds confidence

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls volleyball team has been the model of consistency with a 44-16 regular season record over the past three seasons. This year’s group of senior captains…

Hawks maintain level of excellence

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls volleyball team saw its run in the Class M tournament come to an end in straight sets last week. The top-seeded Hawks were upended,…

Family ties on the court

NAUGATUCK — Over the past three years, the Greyhounds have become more than teammates on the volleyball court. They’ve become sisters through the highs and lows of a season. That…

Hawks fall in semifinal

GUILFORD — Woodland’s quest for a second volleyball state title came to an end in straight sets at the hands of Waterford. The No. 1 seed and NVL champion Hawks…

Greyhounds go down fighting

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck volleyball coach Kevin Wesche was nothing but pleased with the way his No. 13 Greyhounds battled against No. 4 Joel Barlow in the second round of the…

Hawks back in semifinals

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland volleyball team gave senior Jenna Boncal quite the birthday gift — a fourth straight trip to the state semifinals. The top-seeded Hawks swept No. 25…

Tourney recap

State tournament action continues today, and three teams from Naugatuck and Woodland are still standing. Volleyball Woodland, the top seed in Class M, is on to the quarterfinals. The Hawks…

Hawks claim NVL crown

WATERBURY — The Hawks had their chance to close out Oxford in the fourth game of the Naugatuck Valley League volleyball championship in front of a raucous crowd Nov. 5…

Hawks land in familiar spot

BEACON FALLS — The Hawks finds themselves in familiar territory. No. 2 Woodland returned to the Naugatuck Valley League volleyball championship game for the eighth time after defeating No. 3…