Tag Archives: Softball

Trip is equal parts bonding and softball

Softball is a game dominated by pitching, celebrated with a potent offense and driven by a skilled defense, but it’s the bond developed between players that carries a team through…

Greyhounds get off to 2-1 start

NAUGATUCK — With experienced and young players alike stepping up, the Greyhounds picked up wins over Pomperaug and Wilby to start the season, before falling in a tight contest to…

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…

Hawks blend experience with young talent

BEACON FALLS — A mix of experienced seniors and talented freshmen could be the solution that lands the Woodland softball team back in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament after a…

Greyhounds out to pick up where they left off

NAUGATUCK — After reaching the quarterfinals of the Class L state tournament for the first time since 2009, the Naugatuck softball team is looking to pick up where it left…

Close-knit Greyhounds made memorable run

Editor’s note: This is the final story of a month-long series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland and Naugatuck sports history. Our final story looks at the 10-year anniversary…

Naugy, Woodland grads make mark on collegiate softball

Getting accustomed to playing softball at the collegiate level is no small feat. A few homegrown players are showing how it’s done. Gillian Fortier, a former Greyhound, wrapped up an…

Softball down under

Former Woodland High standout plays for U.S. in Australia A 10,000-mile flight to play softball? Former Woodland High standout and Prospect resident Samantha Lee just did it. “I’m not usually…

Postseason roundup  

Tournament run ends for Naugatuck in softball quarterfinals The Naugatuck softball team’s longest run in the Class L tournament since 2009 came to end last week in the quarterfinals. The…

Tournament update

Naugy softball advances in Class M, Woodland baseball falls in second round Naugatuck softball coach Kevin Wesche knows how nice it is to have a leadoff hitter who gets on…