Roxbury Park and Recreation Karate hosted a grading on Tuesday, October 8, that promoted three under-black-belt students. Michael, Bradyn and Rowan Boisseau were promoted to apprentice, purple belt and blue belt, respectively. Pictured (from left) are Craig Puffenberger, Douglas Wilke, Ian S…
Shepaug’s Taylor Giroux (at right) drives the ball in the right direction for the Spartans as they wrapped up their season with a 2-0 defeat of the visiting Highlanders from Northwestern last Wednesday, November 6 in Washington.
MONROE — The Parks and Recreation Department is offering a new volleyball program and advises anglers to take advantage of trout in Great Hollow Lake before the season ends.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug boys’ soccer team claimed the Berkshire League title last week, cruising to two easy victories to end the regular season.
OXFORD — Starting off with 13 points in the first quarter, the Oxford football team gained its second win of the season, 19-6, over the Sacred Heart/Kaynor Tech coop team.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — During the regular season, the Pomperaug girls’ soccer team defeated Newtown by a score of 2-0, but the Nighthawks got even in the semifinals of the SWC tournament, beating the Panthers by the same 2-0 margin.
Teams that didn’t make playoffs ended their seasons over the weekend, while others qualified for their conference’s post-season, and some conference sports are already in the second round of playoffs.
SOUTHBURY — Southbury residents Mary Stoiana and brother Nick Stoiana have passed a milestone by recently winning a tennis competition that earned them professional player status. The siblings began competing in tennis tournaments under the training of their father and local tennis coach Val…
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug volleyball team claimed another Berkshire League title last week by defeating Terryville 3-0. The Chiefs swept through their league schedule undefeated with an 8-0 record to successfully defend their championship title. Their overall record is 12-2 and they…
OXFORD — The Oxford volleyball team qualified last week for the Naugatuck Valley League play-offs by beating Ansonia in the last match of the season 3-1.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug boys’ soccer team picked up two victories last week, beating Gilbert 3-1 and Housatonic 1-0 to raise its league leading record to 12-1-1.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — Pomperaug won its final regular season girls’ soccer game, 5-0, last week, then started the SWC tournament with a win over Immaculate, 4-3, on penalty kicks.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — At the end of the regular season, the Pomperaug boys’ soccer team had to forfeit wins over Brookfield and Abbott Tech. The Panthers won their final game, 8-1, over Stratford.
OXFORD — Oxford pulled off the biggest upset of the first round of the Naugatuck Valley League girls’ soccer tournament last week, defeating third-ranked Woodland by a 3-1 score.
OXFORD — The Oxford boys’ soccer team moved to 5-8-3 for the season, upsetting Ansonia (7-7) by a score of 2-1, and falling to Torrington (8-6-1) by a 3-0 shutout.
Fall seasons are starting to wrap up this week and playoffs are about to begin. We’ll keep a close eye on every team and every local athlete in conference playoffs starting next week, but we are also shifting to the winter sports, so we have some ice hockey and swimming coverage this week.
Pomperaug’s Melissa Perelmuter (at right) drives the ball past a New Fairfield defender during their field hockey game in Southbury on Saturday, October 26. The Panthers upped their record to 10-4-1 with a 2-1 win over the visiting Rebels. (O’Brien photos)
OXFORD — The Oxford girls’ swimming and diving team suffered two losses last week, a league meet to Watertown, 93-82, and a non-league meet to Immaculate/Bethel, 86-76.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug boys’ soccer team rolled over two more opponents last week, beating Thomaston 5-0 and Shepaug 2-0 to raise its record to 10-1-1.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug volleyball team began last week with a tough loss to non-conference foe Naugatuck, 3-2, then came back to score big wins over SWC opponents.
OXFORD — The Seymour football team jumped to a 21-6 half-time lead over Oxford last Friday and hung on for a 29-18 victory. The winners moved to 4-2, while the Wolverines dropped to 1-5.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug girls’ soccer team began last week by rolling over Thomaston, a big 6-0 win, then ended with a thrilling 2-1 overtime win over a feisty Shepaug team.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — Victories over Brookfield, New Milford and Joel Barlow moved the Pomperaug girls’ soccer team to 9-1-2 in the conference, and 9-1-4 overall.
The President’s Cup golf competition will be coming up on December 9 at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. It matches the top U.S. players against the best players in the rest of the world outside of Europe.
WASHINGTON — The Shepaug girls’ soccer team played two tight games last week, tying Thomaston, 2-2, and losing, 2-1, in overtime to Nonnewaug. The Spartans’ record moved to 3-7-1.
OXFORD — Despite a couple of losing efforts last week, the Oxford girls will be going to the CIAC soccer tournament. The Wolverines have a record of 6-4-1.
OXFORD — Senior forward Mike Dima scored five goals in an Oxford boys’ soccer victory over Wilby, 5-1 last week. The Wolverines lost two other games and fell to 4-7-3.
We’re a week and a half away from the beginning of playoffs as the fall college sports season comes to a close and the pre-winter schedule of ice hockey and swimming is just getting dusted off, with basketball following a couple of weeks after that. Our local athletes are playing on a good n…
BETHEL — The Pomperaug cross country teams finished third at the South-West Conference championships last week, but the individual champions in the boys’ and girls’ races both came from the Panthers. Kate Wiser and Trey Generali were crowned league champions for their winning times. Wiser, a…
OXFORD — Moving its record to 3-5-3 for the year, the Oxford boys’ soccer team tied Seymour, 2-2, and lost to Woodland, 5-2, in NVL games last week. Matthew Darroch scored his seventh goal of the season and Michael Dima had his 11th in the game against Seymour (4-3-3). Dima also registered a…
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — After settling for a disappointing 2-2 tie with Northwestern to begin last week, the Nonnewaug boys’ soccer team finally got the chance to play Litchfield again.
OXFORD — The Oxford volleyball team began last week with a 3-0 victory over Sacred Heart, then lost 3-0 to Naugatuck, before finishing with a solid 3-1 win over Torrington.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug boys’ soccer team had been sailing along with only one loss in the first nine games of the season, before dropping back-to-back games to Joel Barlow and New Milford last week.
WATERTOWN — The annual Berkshire League cross country championships were run last Thursday at Black Rock state park in Watertown. The team championships were won by the Thomaston girls’ team and the Terryville boys’ team.