Tag Archives: Volleyball

Naugatuck knocks off Seymour to win NVL

WATERBURY — The reaction was simple and chaotic. “Insane — that’s the only word to describe it,” Naugatuck’s Brielle Behuniak said just moments after she pounded a championship-winning kill to…

Greyhounds earn first trip to NVL final

TORRINGTON — Second-seeded Naugatuck defeated third-seeded Woodland, 3-0, in the first Naugatuck Valley League semifinal Monday at Torrington High. The game scores were 25-19, 25-15, 25-21. Even though they gained…

NVL tourney roundup

Boys soccer No. 1 Naugatuck and No. 2 Woodland advanced to the semifinals of the Naugatuck Valley League tournament with quarterfinal wins on Saturday. Naugatuck defeated No. 8 Crosby, 2-0,…

Naugy, Woodland look to carry success into NVLs  

Naugatuck and Woodland have enjoyed surprisingly successful volleyball seasons so far, but they know that defending state champion Seymour likely awaits in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament. The coaches know…

Greyhounds gain confidence with each match  

NAUGATUCK — There is a lot to see in the game of volleyball. Digs, thunderous kills at the net, all out dives in the back row and aces that find…

Woodland spikers find different way to win

BEACON FALLS — The wins might be coming differently than they have in the past, but Woodland volleyball coach Jim Amato can’t complain too much right now. The Hawks, who…

Hawks turn defense into offense

BEACON FALLS — Volleyball, like most sports, is all about scoring points. But for the new-look Woodland spikers, their strength is refusing to give up many points. The Hawks, who…

Consistency key to Greyhounds’ performance 

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds haven’t lose a set in seven of nine matches so far — a dominating performance that head coach Kevin Wesche attributed to consistency across the volleyball…

Hawks fitting pieces together

BEACON FALLS — With an almost entirely new lineup trying to replicate the success of last year’s state semifinalist squad, the Woodland volleyball team got off to a 4-0 start…

Greyhounds continue trend of fast starts 

NAUGATUCK — The Greyhounds have consistently started seasons strong over recent years, and 2019 is following suit. In five of the past six years, the Greyhounds finished their first six…