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The Fight of Her Life

The Fight of Her Life

Corey Plasky, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Big Papi hits the big 500

Big Papi hits the big 500

Corey Plasky, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

This past Saturday, history was made in Major League Baseball. David Ortiz, of the Boston Red Sox, hit a home run ball to right field to hit his 500th career home run. He is the twenty-seventh player to accomplish this feat, and only the fourth member of the Red Sox to do so. If David Ortiz is no...

The ‘Hounds begin their season…

The ‘Hounds begin their season…

Nicole Healy, Editor

September 16, 2015

In their first game in their renovated gymnasium, the Naugatuck volleyball team lost their season opener to Woodland Regional High School in a nail biting match. The ‘Hounds took the Hawks a brutal five sets, but it was Woodland who left with the win. Junior Olivia Rotatori made a statement to t...

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