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Naugy looking to take next step

NAUGATUCK — Coming off a 3-17 season and sporting a 2-5 record early last year, the Naugatuck boys basketball team appeared to be headed for a third straight losing season…

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Naugy boys primed to take next step

NAUGATUCK — The Naugy boys basketball program improved this season.  Now, its head coach wants to take the next step. After a 3-17 showing last year, the Greyhounds finished this…

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Coach’s Corner: Tom Hunt

BEACON FALLS — It’s not how you start that makes all the difference; it’s how you finish. That has been the message that Woodland boys basketball coach Tom Hunt has…

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Cyclones weather the storm

NAUGATUCK — The merger last year of Hillside and City Hill middle schools produced a perfect season for the City Hill boys basketball team. The boys finished last year with…

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Hawks bow out in first round, foundation of success built

BLOOMFIELD — For the second time in three years, the Woodland boys were eliminated from the Class M state tournament in the first round by Bloomfield. But Tuesday night’s game…

Berlin comes back to spoil Naugy’s upset bid

BERLIN — Naugy couldn’t put away Berlin and Darrin Gilbert made them pay. Gilbert, Berlin’s junior guard, drilled the go-ahead three with 1:48 left and spoiled the Greyhounds’ upset bid…

Free throws nearly carry Hawks to upset over Wilby

WATERBURY — Three-pointers and alley-oop dunks are nice but the most effective shot in any tournament, winner-take-all scenario occurs at the free throw line. Games are won or lost at…

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Greyhounds look to states after NVL tourney loss

WATERBURY — For almost three quarters, the Naugatuck boys stayed with higher-seeded Watertown. Then the game got away. No. 3 Watertown defeated No. 6 Naugatuck, 71-62, in a Naugatuck Valley…

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Red-hot Hawks win fourth straight, earn spot in NVLs

WOLCOTT — Not too long ago, the Woodland boys basketball team sat at 7-9 and needed just one more win to qualify for the state tournament. The Hawks had another…

‘Hounds close out season with win, NVL tourney awaits

The Greyhounds finished out the regular season on Tuesday getting past Torrington by a slim 51-47 margin improving to 11-9 on the year. Next up for Naugatuck is likely a…