Tag Archives: Hawks

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…

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…