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The 2022 Class MM girls basketball championship consisted of Sacred Heart Academy beating St. Joseph, 52-50. Both are Catholic schools, and Holy Cross, another Catholic school, won the Class M championship against a public school. Notre Dame-Fairfield beat a public school for the Class L girls basketball championship. The only classes to not feature Catholic schools in these championship games were S, won by Thomaston and LL won by East Hartford.

Orosz: CIAC’s School-of-Choice Dilemma Hurts Vocational Schools

Madelynn Orosz, Ag/FFA Editor May 20, 2022

WOODBURY -- When was the last time a true vo-ag or vo-tech school won a state championship? In this context, a true vocational school is defined as a school with either a vo-ag or vo-tech program that...

Pete Maki, 2000 graduate of NHS, now calls the Minnesota Twins home now in his role as MLB pitching coordinator.

NHS Alumnus Maki Makes MLB Impact with Twins

Ben Stewart, Sports Reporter May 18, 2022

WOODBURY -- Hanging in the background of the newly remodeled Nonnewaug gym is an artifact commemorating one of the Chiefs' greatest teams: the 1999 Class M runner-up baseball team. A key piece to that...

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing showed both promise and problems in terms of the Olympics environmental impact.

Beijing Olympics Provide Silver Lining for Games’ Green Future

Ella Brown, Junior Chief Advocate April 28, 2022

The Olympic Games -- the entire world comes together every two years in the summer or winter to watch the greatest athletes alive compete to win and represent their country. But while you were watching...

Nonnewaug boys tennis attempts to make high school history, with a BL championship repeat.

Hardcourt Ambition: Boys Tennis Seeks to Defend BL Title

Ben Stewart, Sports Reporter April 28, 2022

WOODBURY -- As flowers begin to blossom on the fields of Nonnewaug High School, spring sports are officially underway. The smell of fresh-cut grass and the warm sun bring out the best in people this time...

The Nonnewaug softball season is in full swing, and the players are excited about their brand new fence for the upcoming season.

Nonnewaug Baseball and Softball Continue Quest for BL Royalty

Ben Stewart, Sports Reporter April 20, 2022

WOODBURY -- Some athletes have been waiting for spring all year; the baseball and softball programs of Nonnewaug high school have been playing in their first few games. The expectations are especially...

The Nonnewaug baseball team poses after a 14-2 win over Northwestern on April 11.

Sweet Revenge: Nonnewaug Baseball Starts with a Bang

Samantha Conti, Senior Editor and Sports Editor April 11, 2022

WINSTED -- After going 0-2 in two tough games against Northwestern last year, the Nonnewaug baseball team came through with a big win at Northwestern’s home field in their first meeting of 2022. Nonnewaug’s...

Nonnewaug baseball captains Ben Conti and Jason Mauro watch the action during a preseason scrimmage at Naugatuck. The Chiefs goal is to win the Berkshire League title and make a run in the Class M state tournament.

Nonnewaug Projected to Bring Home BL Titles This Spring

Samantha Conti, Senior Editor and Sports Editor April 8, 2022

WOODBURY -- As the warmer weather is approaching, so is the start of spring sports. Despite the late-March snow and cold weather, the seasons are underway.  Nonnewaug’s baseball team has been preparing...

The Thomaston girls basketball team won the Class S state championship March 19 by defeating Coventry at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Thomaston Girls’ Run to the Sun Draws Support from BL Teams

Samantha Conti, Senior Editor and Sports Editor March 27, 2022

The Berkshire League has produced lifelong friendships and supporters on and off the court or field. All the teams love to support and cheer for BL teams in the state tournament.  This year, Thomaston...

Nonnwaug lacrosse players are ready for the new season to start.

Nonnewaug Club Lacrosse Program Adds Girls Squad

Bianca Gracia, Reporter March 24, 2022

WOODBURY -- Starting this spring, Nonnewaug has a new sport. This year, there are separate boys and girls club lacrosse teams. In previous years, the Chiefs have had a co-ed team.  This year, with...

The 2021-22 Nonnewaug swim and dive team had a successful season under new head coach, Abby Walsh.

Season in Review: Nonnewaug Swimming Makes History

Ben Stewart and Madelynn Orosz March 18, 2022

WOODBURY -- The Nonnewaug swim and dive team had a successful season under new head coach Abby Walsh. Walsh was All-State during her time swimming at Sacred Heart High School and even holds a school record...

Until Friday, March 11th, all baseball operations were halted, risking the cancelation of regular season games.

Will There Be a 2022 MLB Season?

Ben Stewart, Sports Reporter March 14, 2022

WOODBURY - Spring training games in Major League Baseball will not start on time in 2022. The MLB confirmed on Feb. 18 that the preseason games, which were supposed to start on Feb. 26, were postponed...

Many people think a scoliosis diagnosis means you are unable to play sports; athletes with the condition have continued to prove them wrong, from the high school level up to the Olympics.

Orosz: Straightening out the Facts of Scoliosis and Athletics

Madelynn Orosz, Ag/FFA Editor March 14, 2022

WOODBURY -- Do you remember in middle school when you got called down to the nurse’s office in groups for scoliosis testing? Most people do. You change into a hospital gown, put your feet together, bend...

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