Tag Archives: Swimming

Scrappy Hawks hard at work

BEACON FALLS — Even though the Woodland boys swim team didn’t pick up any event victories Tuesday in an 89-81 loss to Seymour, Hawks coach Tom Currier is proud of…

Greyhounds face challenging stretch

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High boys swim team came into the season as the NVL runner-up two years in a row. A majority of the swimmers that put the Greyhounds…

Greyhounds measure themselves against Glastonbury

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck boys swimming head coach Jim McKee likes to use the out-of-league meet against Glastonbury as a measuring stick. Glastonbury has finished in the top ten at the…

Greyhounds ready to go

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys swim team has been knocking on the door of an NVL championship the past two seasons, finishing as runner-ups two years in a row. “If…

Infusion of youth sparks excitement for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — Most high school coaches take for granted the fact that their athletes already know how to compete in their sport when they come to tryouts as freshmen….

Championship season gives reason to reflect

BEACON FALLS — A couple of weeks after Woodland High’s historic girls swimming season came to an end, longtime Hawks coach Mike Magas finally had a chance to process everything…

Hawks swim to 5th in Class S

BEACON FALLS — When Mark Spitz and Michael Phelps come up in a conversation about a high school swimmer’s legacy, she must have done something right. Woodland High girls swimming…

Greyhounds cap season at state meet

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck girls swim team wrapped up the season by finishing 16th out of 18 teams at the Class L state championship meet at Wesleyan University Nov. 16. Cheshire…

Team-first Gawronski to swim for Air Force

BEACON FALLS — Being part of a team means a lot to Woodland swimmer Dia Gawronski. As the senior piled up accomplishments in the pool this season — which included…

Hawks make history

WATERBURY — Woodland swimmer Dia Gawronski said she told her teammates they would make history last Friday. And she made sure of it. Gawronski and her teammates put forth an…