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Naugy Soccer boys wins NVL Championship

Naugy Soccer boys wins NVL Championship

Steven Marinaro

November 15, 2016


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The Naugatuck Greyhounds Boys Soccer team won the NVL Championship to make an outstanding run to complete the class of 2017’s ‘four peat’. The Naugatuck Greyhounds defeated Oxford Wolverines in a overwhelming performance last Thursday at Veterans Field. In the early minutes of the game the Greyhou...

Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


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Arnold Palmer, a native of Latrobe, Pennsylvania and nicknamed “The King” passed away at the age of 87,  on September 25, 2016. Palmer died at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania while undergoing heart surgery. Palmer,was father of Amy and Peggy Palmer and hus...

Vin Scully retiring

Vin Scully retiring

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


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On Opening Day 1950 the Brooklyn Dodgers welcomed a new member to their broadcasting crew. They welcomed 22 year old Vin Scully who stayed there for 67 years and did not retire until the age of 89. Scully did his schooling at Fordham in the Bronx. Afterwards he joined the United States Navy, which l...

Phelps bests Bolt

Phelps bests Bolt

Corey Plasky, Editor

September 30, 2016


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The 2016 Summer Olympics have come to an end with so many headlines made in Rio. The U.S. women's gymnastics team dominated the competition, Katie Ledecky became the face of women’s swimming, and the U.S. men’s and women’s basketball took gold for the third straight year. No story though is bigger...

A stunning loss

A stunning loss

Jake Alcorace, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016


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The UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has without a doubt been the most hyped up fighter the UFC has seen in a long time after his title winning fight against Jose Aldo. With the title already his, McGregor set out to win a 2nd title; this time in the 155 pound lightweight division. He wa...

The ’96 Chicago Bulls Remain the Best Basketball Team of All Time

The ’96 Chicago Bulls Remain the Best Basketball Team of All Time

Corey Plasky

March 21, 2016


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In the year 1996, the Chicago Bulls did something no NBA team had ever done before. The legendary ‘96 Bulls team finished the season with a miraculous 72-10 record and went on the win an NBA championship. It was the greatest season in NBA history and many people believed no team could ever match that f...

The Fight of Her Life

The Fight of Her Life

Corey Plasky, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016


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After years of treatment Leah Still, daughter of professional football player Devon Still, has finally defeated cancer. Devon broke the wonderful news to the world by posting messages on both Instagram and Twitter. Leah was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma at age four. Neroblastoma is a rare disease that develops from immature nerve cells found...

Friday Night Basketball

Friday Night Basketball

Jake Alcorace, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016


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A popular recreational activity for practicing athletes is the Friday Night Basketball League in Naugatuck.  This league is comprised of players ages 14-18 who want to enjoy the sport, but in a less competitive environment. League commissioner and referee Kevin Mcsherry has been running the Friday Ni...

The dangers of football

The dangers of football

Corey Plasky, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016


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On November 4th, high school football player Luke Schemm died just five days after getting seriously injured in his football game the previous Friday. After scoring a touchdown, Schemm ran to the sidelines and collapsed moments later. Schemm was kept on life support, but on the fifth day his family made...

Football Season 2015…

Corey Plasky, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015


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On Thursday October 8th, the Naugatuck Greyhounds football team lost to Derby and their record went to a disappointing 2-3. Naugy’s record improved to 3-3 with a win over Crosby last week. Naugatuck athletic director Mr. Pompei admitted this year would be tough replacing former stars like Jason Bradley...

Unified Sports at Naugatuck High School

Unified Sports at Naugatuck High School

Pedro Desouza and Dan Guerrero, Staff Writers

November 16, 2015


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Unified Sports is a great way to bring General Education and Special Education students together as a team to play sports, build a community and have a good time. Unified Sports is a club that makes things like this possible. It is an inclusive program where special education students/athletes can partner u...

Maybe at NVL’s?

Nicole Healy, Editor

October 8, 2015


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This past Friday at Naugatuck High School the greyhounds hosted the Seymour Wildcats for a nail biting volleyball game. The Wildcats won 3-0, but the ‘Hounds fought fearlessly in an attempt to end the undefeated streak the Seymour girls enjoy. Leading the ‘Hounds was senior tri-captain Alexa Blazas with 9...

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