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Thanksgiving leftovers

Happy Thanksgiving! This is always my favorite column of the year to write, and it’s that way for a few reasons. First, I only have two rules — don’t swear…

Mezzo becomes leader for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — When Jay Mezzo took over as the Greyhounds’ starting quarterback last year as a junior he had his share of help in the form of 18 seniors who…

Two-way players know only one way to play

NAUGATUCK — From a coaching standpoint, the key to success on the football field is finding players that have the skills to put a spark in the offense and shut…

Tight-knit senior class restores Woodland culture

BEACON FALLS — The winter after Woodland’s 2016 football season, well, wasn’t good. “1-9 wasn’t acceptable,” now-Woodland senior lineman Ryan Knobel recalls of that offseason following his freshman year. “We…

Bulinski adds name to short list of Hawks’ gridiron royalty 

BEACON FALLS — Almost a decade ago, little Tyler Bulinski got to experience the thrill of his young life every Friday night for a couple of years. “I was 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…

Defense, special teams keep Naugy attacking on all fronts

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds came into this season looking to take care of some unfinished business. Naugatuck entered the Thanksgiving game against Ansonia last year with a 9-0 record —…

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…

Thanksgiving leftovers

I don’t know how this year has been for you, but 2017 has been the most bizarre year of my life. A quick recap for those who care follows in…