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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…

Coaching career ends for soccer patriarch

Moutinho took Woodland boys from NVL cellar to championship BEACON FALLS — One cold night seven years ago still stands out for Tony Moutinho as the peak of his 17-year…

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…

Woodland swims to 10th at Class S championships

MIDDLETOWN — The Woodland girls swim team didn’t bring back a haul of medals from the Class S state championships, but coach Mike Magas didn’t let that get in the…

Thanksgiving leftovers

Hello friends, and happy Thanksgiving! This is one of my favorite columns of the year because I get to talk about whatever I want for a few paragraphs. I looked…

Cornerstones of the gridiron

BEACON FALLS — Four years ago, Edit Krivca and Joe Shea had only about a half-year’s worth of football experience between them. Now, as their careers on the Woodland gridiron…

Hawks rise from the ashes of 1-9 season

BEACON FALLS — The sting of a 1-9 season — the worst in Woodland football history — was as fresh as the Thanksgiving leftovers two years ago when first-year coach…

Hawks seek first win over ‘Cats since 2014

BEACON FALLS — It’s a stat that only a handful of Thanksgiving football rivalries in the state can match, and there’s a chance it’ll be true again next week when…

Successful season ends in semis 

SOUTHBURY — The exit was swift and painful, but it didn’t take long after the Woodland volleyball team’s loss in the Class M state semifinals for coach Jim Amato to…