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Bittersweet victory for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — What should have been the most jubilant moment of the last four years for the Woodland boys basketball team instead was bittersweet. The Hawks held off Derby,…

Naugy swims past Woodland in regular-season finale

BEACON FALLS — The Naugatuck boys swim team knew Tuesday’s final dual meet of the season against Woodland was an important last chance to swim competitively before the championship season….

Hawks race at states

Longtime Woodland track coach Jeff Lownds knows how difficult it is for a team to translate success at the Naugatuck Valley League championship meet to the state level. So despite…

Woodland girls punch ticket to states

BEACON FALLS — Woodland head coach Jess Moffo wasn’t too sure what she was going to get out of her young Hawks this season as far as wins and losses…

Break gives Hawks opportunity to train

BEACON FALLS — An 11-day break between the Woodland boys swim team’s final two meets of the regular season was just what the doctor ordered for coach Tom Currier and…

State tourney within reach

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls are at the doorstep of the postseason. The Hawks need one more victory in the last three games to punch their ticket to the…

Woodland flips script on Naugatuck

BEACON FALLS — A month ago, the Woodland boys basketball team suffered an embarrassing 30-point loss on rival Naugatuck’s home floor. The Hawks flipped the script Tuesday in their chance…

Meder rejoins Hawks after brain surgery

BEACON FALLS — Gina Meder was sitting in a waiting room at Yale-New Haven Hospital when a doctor walked in with some CT scan results and a couple of questions….

Woodland girls extend title run

Boys finish third at NVL indoor track championship NEW HAVEN — It didn’t happen after the repeat. It didn’t happen after the three-peat, the four-peat, the five-peat or the six-peat….

A return to the hardwood for Woodland senior

BEACON FALLS — Jack LaPerriere enjoyed his first two seasons of basketball at Woodland, but after his sophomore year, he realized that his success during the outdoor track season required…