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The girls cross country team warms up for their race at Black Rock State Park on Sept. 12. Nonnewaug won against both Thomaston and Terryville even though the Chiefs only have five girls on the team.

Cross Country’s Limited Girls Roster Won’t Slow Down Chiefs

Dylan Duda '24, Reporter October 2, 2023

THOMASTON -- The Nonnewaug girls cross country team swept Thomaston and Terryville cross country meet for one of the season’s first races by a score of 15-50 over Thomaston and Terryville.  Running...

The Nonnewaug boys soccer team poses for a photo on the turf after hosting the Jesse Weltsek Memorial Soccer Jamboree on Sept. 2.

Boys Soccer Team Maintains Winning Record Despite Graduating 13

Julianna Bellagamba '24, Senior Editor September 29, 2023

WOODBURY -- With many senior departures, the Nonnewaug boys soccer team had 13 pairs of shoes to fill entering this season. With a record of 14-3-1 in 2022 and an appearance in the state tournament second...

Northwest United junior wide receiver Reed Woerner, from Shepaug, catches the ball while playing Sept. 15 against VGW Tech. The Workhorses won, 39-0.

5 Schools, 1 Team, 1 Goal: Northwest United Football Develops Bonds

Juliette Nichols '24, Senior Editor September 29, 2023

WOODBURY -- Friday nights during the fall season bring the same routine. The turf is lit up by the lights, and the bleachers continue to fill up as students and families enter the fan section. Once the...

Despite improvements on the athletic fields following NHS most recent renovation, autumn rain has provided many challenges for athletes.

Heavy Rains and Slick Surfaces Spell Danger for Athletes

Savannah Czerepacha '25, Reporter September 28, 2023

WOODBURY -- When fall athletes step out onto the field for practices or games, the conditions are not always what they are expecting. With that, athletes need to adapt to the field conditions. With hurricane...

The Shepaug hockey team celebrates while holding the Berkshire Cup after winning against Housatonic, 2-1, on Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Shepaug hockey)

Shepaug Hockey Looks to Replenish and Rebuild

Sean Classey '24, Reporter September 27, 2023

WASHINGTON -- The Shepaug High School co-op hockey team is coming off one of its most successful seasons in recent memory. Led by head coach Jason Conway and senior All-State captain Logan Beauprey, the...

Allysa Calabrese swings in one of the first at-bats of her collegiate career at Post University this fall against Marist College. Calabreses main positions are pitcher and first base, but fans can find her in really any position on the diamond except catcher.

NHS Alumni Continue Athletic Success at College Level

Arabella Rosa '25, Reporter September 27, 2023

WOODBURY -- For many seniors at Nonnewaug High School, deciding on college is very important, but deciding whether they want to play a sport requires dedication and motivation. The class of 2023 at...

The new and improved Nonnewaug cheer team poses and is set for the 2023-24 season. With only three members last year during the fall season, the strong group of 14 is ready for what comes their way.

Nonnewaug Cheer Springs Into Action With the Start of a New Season

Brynn Clampett '26, Reporter September 19, 2023

WOODBURY — Nonnewaug cheer has always been a huge part of Nonnewaug athletics, but last year, the team had dwindling numbers: a total of three members for the football season, and nine members for the...

The Nonnewaug field hockey team poses after winning its first game, 1-0 over Northwestern in overtime on Sept. 12. Last spring, it looked like the Chiefs might not have enough players for a team, but an influx of new players have helped Nonnewaug put together a full roster.

New Year, New Coach, New Team: Can Field Hockey Make a Comeback?

Deme Jones '26, Reporter September 15, 2023

WOODBURY — Six months ago, the Nonnewaug field hockey team seemingly had no hope for the 2023 season. Eight seniors left for college, leaving the team with doubts that they'd have enough players for...

The Nonnewaug baseball team celebrates after the final out of the Class M state championship victory over Wolcott on June 10 at Palmer Field in Middletown.

Stewart: Chiefs’ Run to Baseball Championship the Result of Years of Teamwork

Ben Stewart, Sports Editor June 19, 2023

WOODBURY -- In a thrilling display of skill, determination, and sheer grit, the Nonnewaug Chiefs baseball team defied all expectations by clinching the Class M state championship. Against formidable opponents...

Nonnewaug freshman Sophia Garguilo enjoyed a breakout freshman track season.

Garguilo’s Freshman Season Puts Her on Fast Track

Maia Colavito, Sports Reporter June 16, 2023

WOODBURY — When watching professional athletes perform at the peak of their careers, it’s hard to believe they all started as high school students. Most times, colleges start to take their pick at...

Wamogo High School will be home of the soon-to-be merged Region 20, a combination of Litchfield and Wamogo students.

Berkshire League Shrinks Yet Again: Cowboys and Warriors Merging into Bobcats

Juliette Nichols, Sports Reporter June 12, 2023

LITCHFIELD -- The end of a decade-long rivalry is about to come to its end as the Berkshire League will drop yet another team. Going from nine schools to eight, the 2024-25 sports season will be the opener...

Nonnewaug athletes and coaches pose with their Berkshire League All-Star awards on June 1 at the Aqua Turf in Southington.

The 2023 Berkshire League Banquet Belonged to Nonnewaug

Julianna Bellagamba, Sports Reporter June 12, 2023

SOUTHINGTON -- The 2022-23 Berkshire League Banquet once again belonged to Nonnewaug. This banquet honors athletes who earned BL First Team All-Star honors in their sport. Not only did Nonnewaug win...

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