Tag Archives: Football

Greyhounds looking to take next step

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High football coach Dave Sollazzo’s first two seasons leading the Greyhounds have been nearly perfect. Since he took over in 2017, Naugatuck is 20-2 in the regular…

Hawks have weapons, experience to replace key losses

BEACON FALLS — Tyler Bulinski is set to ascend into the rarefied air of Woodland quarterbacks. Bulinski, a senior, enters his third year as the Hawks’ starting signal-caller. With 21…

A game above all the rest

Thanksgiving tilt in 1994 stands out in series between longtime Valley rivals Editor’s note: This is the second story of a short series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland…

Championship completed Hawks’ rapid rise

Editor’s note: This is the first story of a short series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland and Naugatuck sports history. Our first story looks at the 15-year anniversary…

Local players move on to next level 

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High outside linebacker Jayden Anderson is trading in his garnet and gray for blue — as in Blue Devils. Anderson signed Feb. 6 to play football for…

Cheerleaders heading to national championships, Hawks win state titles

The Woodland Jr. Hawks D12 cheer team will compete in the American Youth Cheer national (AYC) championships Dec. 8-9 in Orlando, Fla. after placing second at the New England Region…

Greyhounds fall short against Platt

NAUGATUCK — There was a time a short while ago when a state tournament appearance would have marked a successful season for the Naugatuck football team. Those days are gone….

Bloomfield speeds past Hawks in Class S quarterfinals

BLOOMFIELD — The margin for error against lightning-quick athletes on the gridiron is slim. The Woodland football team learned that lesson the hard way in the Class S state quarterfinals….

Woodland snaps skid against Wildcats

BEACON FALLS — Jason Hicks had never batted down a pass. Edit Krivca had recovered only two career fumbles. And Woodland’s current group of seniors had never beaten Seymour. But…

Chargers hold off Naugy

ANSONIA — The sting of disappointment for Naugatuck football coach Dave Sollazzo was as bitter as the brisk winds that picked up throughout Thanksgiving morning at Jarvis Stadium. The letdown…