Tag Archives: Basketball

Naugy to be tested early

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys basketball team surprised a lot of teams by jumping out to an 8-2 start last season. According to head coach Mike Wilson, the team may…

Experience to pay off for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Last winter might not have been the most successful season in Woodland boys basketball history, but longtime coach Tom Hunt thinks that experience will lead to more…

Experienced Greyhounds ‘pumped’ to tip off season

NAUGATUCK — After reaching the Naugatuck Valley League tournament championship game and finishing 19-5 last year, the Naugatuck girls basketball team won’t be sneaking up on anyone this season. “We…

Young Hawks ready to put in work

BEACON FALLS — A youth movement is well underway for the Woodland girls basketball program, and Hawks coach Jess Moffo hopes last year’s lessons pay off this winter. Last year’s…

Sports briefs

City Hill completes successful season NAUGATUCK — The City Hill Middle School girls basketball team finished the season 18-2 overall and runner-up in the Jr. Naugatuck Valley League girls basketball…

Ravens down Hawks  

NEW BRITAIN — A halftime lead in Woodland’s first state tournament game in four years was a good place for the Hawks to be Monday night. Unfortunately for the Black…

Basketball tournament entering fifth year

PROSPECT — The 5th annual DePalma 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament is set for March 17. The tournament memorializes the late Joe and Karen DePalma. Karen DePalma died from breast…

Greyhounds battle, fall short in tournament

STAMFORD — The Naugatuck boys basketball team’s season came to an end Tuesday night in the first round of the Division II tournament. No. 16 Stamford took the lead early…

Postseason prep builds excitement

BEACON FALLS — Four years have passed since the Woodland boys basketball team prepared for a state tournament game, so Hawks coach Tom Hunt had to get back to basics…

Naugy boys bow out of NVLs, look to states

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys were hoping to ride the momentum of a three-game winning streak into the Naugatuck Valley League tournament, but a quick start in the quarterfinals vanished…