Tag Archives: Thanksgiving Football

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…

Faith, family and football

When Dave Sollazzo burst onto the scene as the new head football coach for the Greyhounds this season, he preached about bringing back the Naugy tradition. One of the first…

Naugy out to turn the Thanksgiving tide

On paper it would appear that Ansonia has the upper hand versus Naugatuck when it comes to the 118th Thanksgiving Day showdown between the Greyhounds and the Chargers — one…

Leading from the trenches

Three years ago, Woodland High senior lineman Joe Kmetz remembers being part of a sizeable freshman football squad. Most of the players on that team won’t suit up for the…

Hawks know what they have to do

Woodland High football coach Chris Moffo laughed at the question, partly because the answer was obvious and perhaps partly because the task his Hawks face is extraordinary. What challenges does…

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the most wonderful time of the year. There are as many stressors in this day and age as there ever have been when it comes…