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Change to boys tennis format offers postseason feel

Five players on a basketball court. Nine players on the diamond. Eleven players on a football field or pitch. None of that has changed in, well, pretty much ever. And…

Hawks shrug off slow start

BEACON FALLS — A 1-3 start to a season with high expectations could have led to bad attitudes and infighting among some teams. But that wasn’t the case for the…

Hawks challenged early

BEACON FALLS — With the toughest part of its schedule in the rearview, the Woodland girls tennis team is ready to start improving and building momentum over the next few…

Woodland finds success with experimentation on the court

BEACON FALLS — With a new format in Naugatuck Valley League boys tennis this season, the first few weeks have been an ongoing experiment for Woodland — and a successful…

Early meets provide testing ground for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The first few weeks of the outdoor season have been a testing ground for the Woodland track team. While coaches Jeff Lownds and Bill Ferrare knew they…

Ups and downs of the season come early for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Even in the first two games of the year, the Woodland baseball team has already experienced the ups and downs of the hardball season. The Hawks, who…

Powerful pitching propels Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Woodland freshman Riley Kane couldn’t have imagined a much better start to her career as the Hawks’ starting pitcher. Kane tossed a pair of mercy-rule no-hitters in…

Woodland rebuilding with young golfers

BEACON FALLS — With only one returning player on the Woodland golf team this year, coach Bill Carangelo knows that this spring might feature some wild shots and stray putts…

Hawks have ‘good problem’ with large numbers for track team

BEACON FALLS — With the sight of about 100 athletes crammed outside the Woodland locker rooms fresh in his head, longtime Hawks track coach Jeff Lownds admitted that it can…

High expectations for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The cupboard is anything but bare for the Woodland boys tennis team. With almost all of last year’s starting lineup returning this spring, coach Mike Magas and…