DeBiase: ‘I don’t care, as long as we win’

If it were up to his dad, Jack DeBiase never would have played football at Woodland. Mark DeBiase attended Holy Cross and wanted Jack...

Mike Kennedy will not quit

Greyhounds senior captain Mike Kennedy is not the type of person who looks for sympathy or pity about his plight, a strong characteristic not...

Woodland alumni bring swagger and moxie

Imagine a coaching staff like this: Joe Montana helping out with quarterbacks and offensive skill positions, Walter Payton assisting the running backs and defensive...

Watch out for Naugy in 2011

Success on the field of athletic competition is 60 percent physical and 40 percent mental. To prove that theory, sports is filled with stories...

Hawks romp Hearts on Senior Night

BEACON FALLS — Brandon Fowler has been an integral part of the Woodland football program for the last few years. He’s scored touchdowns—11 in...

Greyhounds stun unbeaten Holy Cross, 8-0

WATERBURY — It’s been a season of ups and downs for the Greyhounds but on Friday night at Municipal Stadium, Naugatuck made the kind...

Woodland beats familiar rival Naugatuck

BEACON FALLS — Dan Mariano squatted on the Woodland football field after his team’s disheartening, 28-21 loss to the Hawks (5-3) Friday, the proud senior captain’s glazed expression creating an invisible force field no teammate dared breach. At last, assistant coach Mark Swanson approached Mariano and leaned over: “We’re going to win out,” Swanson said. “You’ve gotta believe.”

Naugy’s injury woes continue in loss

NAUGATUCK — At one point during the hobbled Greyhounds’ (3-4) 24-14 loss to previously winless Kennedy (1-6) last Friday, head coach Rob Plasky was...

Woodland dominates Torrington, 34-12

BEACON FALLS – Some nights, everything clicks. Friday was one of those nights for Woodland. The Hawks dominated Torrington through and through, notching a...

Hounds beat Hearts, end 3-game skid

NAUGATUCK — The first few minutes was really all anyone needed to see to know how this one would turn out. Naugatuck’s defense forced a three-and-out on Sacred Heart’s opening possession, and Jake Yourison sprinted 65 yards for a touchdown on the Greyhounds’ first offensive play from scrimmage as Naugy (3-3) ended emphatically a three-game losing streak with a 35-14 victory over the Hearts (2-4) Friday night. “That’s a nice way to start a game, fellas,” head coach Rob Plasky told his players, as they relived the contest during a film session Monday.

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