Tag Archives: American Legion

Tournament run ends for Post 17

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Senior Legion baseball team’s magical run through the first round of the state tournament was a short-lived celebration. Days after defeating Guilford in both games of a…

Post 17 staves off elimination to advance in tournament

NAUGATUCK — Despite a week full of weather postponements and close, low-scoring contests, the Naugatuck Senior Legion baseball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the state tournament. Staring elimination in…

Post 17 heads into state tournament

NAUGATUCK — Despite some slight hiccups in the beginning and end of the season, the Naugatuck Senior American Legion team heads into the state tournament in fine position. Naugatuck (16-8)…

Top spot in reach

Post 17 among leaders in Zone 5 NAUGATUCK — With the American Legion baseball state tournament a week away, the top spot in Zone 5 is within Naugatuck Post 17’s…

Post 17 in the thick of Zone 5 battle

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion senior team last ruled Zone 5 in 2007. Heading down the homestretch of this season, Post 17 is vying for the top spot once…

Post 17 not letting up

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Senior Legion baseball team is showing it is a true contender in Zone 5. Post 17 (9-4) won nine of ten games, outscoring opponents 64-21 in…

Bats ‘come alive’

Post 17 shrugs off slow start, wins six straight NAUGATUCK — The start to the season has been a tale of two weeks for the Naugatuck Senior American Legion baseball…

Post 17 starts season with rough stretch   

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Post 17 opened the season with a tough stretch of opponents. The combined record of Naugatuck’s first three opponents — Oakville, Bethel, and Shelton — was 9-2…

Post 17 returns solid roster

NAUGATUCK — With the end of the high school season in sight, summer baseball is in full swing. The Post 17 senior American Legion team contends for a state playoff…

Post 17 running out of chances

NAUGATUCK — With the season winding down, the Naugatuck Post 17 baseball team needs to make up ground quick to secure a spot in the tournament. “I still believe we…