Sports briefs



Registration open for spring soccer

NAUGATUCK — Registration is now open for Naugatuck Youth Soccer’s spring season.

Registration for in-house recreational soccer is open through Jan. 31, 2014. Registration for competition travel soccer can be done until Dec. 31. For more information or to register, visit Registration forms are also available at the Naugatuck YMCA, 284 Church St.

Piroscafo named Male Student-Athlete of the Month

NEW HAVEN — Naugatuck resident Donato Piroscafo, a senior on Albertus Magnus College’s mens soccer team, was named Male Student-Athlete of the Month for September.

Piroscafo, a goalie, registered 44 saves through the first eight games of the season. His 44 stops mark a high for the senior in the first eight contests of the season.

Signups open for YMCA cheerleading

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck YMCA is holding signups for basic cheerleading for children ages 5 to 11.

Practices are held Wednesday nights at the YMCA, 284 Church St. The season starts Oct. 24. Games are Thursday nights at Hillside Intermediate School, 51 Hillside Ave., at 6 p.m. For more information, call the YMCA at (203) 729-9622.