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Woodland boys building confidence

BEACON FALLS — Sunk by a buzzer-beating 3-pointer two days after Christmas, the Woodland boys basketball team shrugged off a heartbreaking loss against Oxford like it never happened. Two days…

Hawks split pair of meets to open season

BEACON FALLS — Woodland boys swimming coach Tom Currier couldn’t believe how well his Hawks swam in their first meet of the season. “(The Dec. 18 meet against Oxford) was…

Woodland girls ‘buying in’

BEACON FALLS — There’s no way to break in a team full of underclassmen and first-year starters quite like the opening four-game stretch the Woodland girls basketball team faced this…

Sharpshooting carries Woodland early on

BEACON FALLS — Just as it’s been for the first three years of his Woodland basketball career, Zach Bedryczuk’s sharpshooting has been the Hawks’ strength early in the season. In…

Indoor track isn’t overlooked at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Indoor track and field is the forgotten high school sport. Some say it’s just a way for non-basketball players to stay in shape over the winter. Some…

Wrestling returns to Woodland

BEACON FALLS — It’s been more than a decade since a Woodland athlete has donned a singlet, but a freshman will make it happen once again this winter. Elias Sturdevant…

‘Hounds, Hawks tip off the season

The girls ushered in the high school winter sports season last week as the Naugatuck Valley League basketball season got underway. Woodland split the first two games to start the…

Woodland swimmers working hard, having fun

BEACON FALLS — Just a week into the preseason, the scene at a Woodland boys swimming practice was one that someone might expect for a group that’s been together for…

Experience to pay off for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Last winter might not have been the most successful season in Woodland boys basketball history, but longtime coach Tom Hunt thinks that experience will lead to more…

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…