Naugatuck Valley League

The Naugatuck Valley League, centered in Waterbury where five of the 14 schools are located, is wholly made up of 14 schools located in the Naugatuck River Valley. The league expanded from 12 to 14 schools in 2009 and features two divisions of seven teams titled the Brass and Copper Divisions.

Week 8 High School Football Schedule / Results

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Thursday, Oct. 30 CCC INTER Glastonbury 31, Conard 21 Hall 35, S.Windsor 3 ECC INTER Plainfield 48, Fitch 15 Waterford 34, Griswold 14 NVL COPPER Derby 62, Seymour 44 NVL INTER Ansonia 48, Wolcott 27 Holy Cross 41, Watertown 0 Naugatuck 54, Crosby 12 Oxford 48, S.Heart/Kaynor 6 Woodland 50, Wilby 14 PEQUOT UNCAS SMSA/University […]

CIAC girls soccer tournament pairings, schedule

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CLASS LL FIRST ROUND Tuesday, 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted Upper bracket: No. 1 Glastonbury – Bye; No. 17 Newington (9-6-1) at No. 16 Darien (8-4-4); No. 25 Manchester (7-8-1) at No. 8 Staples (10-2-4); No. 24 Fairfield Ludlowe (7-7-2) at No. 9 Wilton (9-1-6); No. 4 Simsbury – Bye; No. 20 Danbury (8-7-1) at […]

Football: Derby’s offense hits on all cylinders in win over Seymour

Derby receiver Jake Finnucan makes a reception for a touchdown.
John Vanacore/For the Register

DERBY >> Quarterback Michael Kreiger was his effective self for Derby against rival Seymour Thursday. But Derby’s offense also displayed some balance, and that combination was too much for the Wildcats to overcome. Although the teams combined for 16 touchdowns, the host Red Raiders scored on the game’s first play from scrimmage and never trailed. […]

Girls volleyball: Seymour on mission, wins NVL championship

Seymour swept its way to a Naugatuck Valley League title 3-0 over Woodland in Waterbury Thursday.

WATERBURY >> Seymour’s been on a mission ever since falling in the first round of last season’s Class S girls’ volleyball tournament. The Wildcats ran roughshod through the Naugatuck Valley League going 19-1 and on Thursday in the league tournament final, the Wildcats showed just how dominant they can be. Setter Myranda Williams had 28 […]

Pooch’s Week 8 Greater New Haven Football Predictions (Friday-Saturday games)

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Valley Regional/Old Lyme quarterback Chris Jean-Pierre eludes North Branford's Adam Campagna (59) in the Warriors 31-7 win Thursday night. Photo by Jimmy Zanor

THIS WEEK’S SPOTLIGHT Morgan at Valley Regional/Old Lyme • When: Friday, 6:30 p.m. • Where: Valley Regional High, Deep River • Records: Morgan 6-1; Valley Regional/Old Lyme 7-0 • Players to watch: Morgan — Jake Ward, Sr., RB/SS; Chucky Kostek, Jr., QB; Jake Teuner, Sr., OL/DE; Valley Regional/Old Lyme — Chris Jean-Pierre, Sr., QB/DB/P; Justin […]

Pooch’s Week 8 Greater New Haven Football Predictions (Thursday’s games)

Mike Kreiger, who amassed close to 3,000 yards of total offense, returns to lead the Red Raiders at QB. Derby is hoping his bout with mono doesn't last until the season opener.

THURSDAY’S GAMES •  Wolcott (5-1) at No. 8 Ansonia (6-1), 6 p.m.: Interesting contest pitting Wolcott’s passing game against the Chargers’ effective ground attack. The Eagles have never beaten Ansonia. Pooch’s pick: Ansonia. •  Oxford (0-6) at Sacred Heart/Kaynor Tech (0-7), 6 p.m.: Oxford seeks its first victory as a member of the Naugatuck Valley […]

Boys soccer: Naugatuck downs Torrington to win NVL title

Torrington's Josh Calabrese defends against Naugatuck's Ygor Silva on Wednesday.
(Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen)

WATERBURY >> Naugatuck took its second straight NVL boys soccer championship with a 2-0 win over Torrington Wednesday night at Municipal Stadium. The game played like what it was: a hammer-and-nails battle between old rivals who were now No. 1 and 2 seeds in the tournament. With both sides fighting for the middle of the […]

NVL girls volleyball tournament: No. 2 Woodland drops Torrington in five-sets

Torrington's Miah Giarnese gets ready to serve against Woodland Tuesday.
(Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen)

WATERBURY >> In a spellbinder from start to finish, Woodland’s girls volleyball team edged Torrington 3-2 (31-29, 25-19, 19-25, 23-25, 15-13) in an NVL semifinal match at Wilby High School Tuesday evening. “If there are five sets in a match, we’re going to play them all,” said Woodland coach Jim Amato. The Hawks (18-4 overall, […]

Girls soccer: State coaches polls, week 7

Guilford's Molly Kosh attempts to pass the ball while North Haven's Jenna Volpe defends.  Guilford is tied for 10th in the latest CGSCA state L-LL poll
Photo by Dave Phillips

Week ending Oct. 25 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                             Points 1. Glastonbury (9)     90 2. Avon                           77 3. East Lyme                72 4. St. Joseph                53 5. Masuk                        49 6. Simsbury                 44 7. Fairfield Warde     41 8. RHAM                       32 9. South Windsor      10 T10. […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech volleyball wins CSC tournament opener

Wolcott Tech girls volleyball cruised past Abbott Tech 3-1 in the first round of the CSC tournament. The Wildcats won 19-25, 25-10, 25-10, 25-11. Wolcott Tech’s Emily Andrews had eight kills, two aces, 26 dighs and one block. Casey Farrington had 27 assists, one ace and 22 digs. Abbott Tech’s Maria Ramirez had five kills […]

NVL boys soccer tournament: No. 2 Torrington edges Seymour on penalty kicks

WATERBURY >> Torrington and Seymour’s boys soccer teams battled for 100 minutes through regulation and overtime in the NVL Tournament semifinals without a score Monday night at Municipal Stadium. In two rounds of penalty kicks, Torrington goalkeeper Nate Manchester made two saves. Defender Matt Calabrese kicked in the winning PK. The Red Raiders won 1-0 […]

Monday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Cheshire advances to SCC tournament final

Alexandra Pelletier had a goal and an assist for the second-seeded Cheshire girls soccer team, which defeated third-seeded Shelton 2-1 Monday night in an SCC Tournament semifinal-round game at Cheshire. Victoria Schoenwald also scored for the Rams (11-4-3). Alexis Zoppi scored for the Gaelettes (10-5-3). Stratford 2, Ansonia 2 >> Kaitlyn Sengphilon scored twice for […]

Boys soccer: State coaches polls, week 7


Week ending Oct. 25 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team Record Points LW 1. Fairfield Ludlowe (6) 14-0-3 113 4 2. Farmington (3) 13-2-1 100 1 3. Suffield (3) 13-0-1 97 2 4. Shelton (1) 11-0-6 43 6 5. Avon 11-0-3 41 10 6. Naugatuck 15-0-2 40 T7 7. Norwalk 11-1-5 38 NR 8. […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Football Ballot (Week 8)

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll after Week 7. The Poll will be posted on-line later tonight on GameTimeCT and appear in Tuesday’s print editions of the New Haven Register. 1. New Canaan 2. Southington 3. Shelton 4. Darien 5. St. Joseph 6. Newtown 7. Fairfield Prep 8. […]