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May 25, 2017

Football

The Falcons Improbable Run to Glory

Before the beginning of the season, there were more bets for the Browns to win the Super Bowl than the Atlanta Falcons. The Browns ended up going 1-15 while the Falcons were able to knock off the Green Bay Packers to win the NFC Divisional Crown. So how did the Falcons get to this point?

Fly Hawks Fly

The Woodland Hawks entered their second to last game feeling like they needed to prove something. As they had two games left, one against Kennedy and one against Seymour, they knew they only had a few chances left to win. Kennedy had defeated Sacred Heart with a score of 46-8. Meanwhile, Sacred Heart defeated Woodland

Oxford Runs on Woodland

Week 5 brought Woodland up against a common NVL foe, Oxford. At 0-4, the Hawks hoped to find some answers. However, they would come up empty once again. The Hawks fell to the Wolverines with a score of 48-6 as they were able to score only one touchdown in the past two games. In Friday’s

Hawks Come up Empty in Week Four

Woodland played their rivalry game against Naugatuck on Friday in a Week 4 matchup. The two teams played for the traditional Pinho Trophy, named after George Pinho, who coached football in both towns. This trophy is given to the winning team every year. Last season, the Hawks claimed it with a 50-24 victory. This year

Woodland Football Falls in Week Three

The Hawks played Sacred Heart this past Friday, September 23rd. Unfortunately, the Hawks were unable to salvage a victory as they fell short. The team was recently coming off of a loss to Watertown. Meanwhile, Sacred Heart came into this game 1-1, after a loss to Oxford. Both teams were determined to finish Friday with

Woodland Football Flies into a New Season

  If you’re a Woodland Hawk, then you’ve probably dedicated at least one Friday night to the bleachers, sideline cheers, and that exhausting 4 minute walk from the parking lot up the hill to the football field. Supporting the football team might not be a tradition for everyone, but, when you go to a game,

Woodland Football Drops Week One

The Woodland Hawks Football team played Crosby on Friday, September 9. This game marked the beginning of the season for both teams and they were eager to kickoff the season. According to the Republican American, Crosby came into the season favored to win the Brass Division Title. On the other hand, the Woodland Hawks have

Woodland’s Football Future

Woodland Football is a fairly young program but has shown great success. Under the leadership of Head Coach Chris Anderson, Woodland has won 2 state championships, back in 2004 and 2005, as well as multiple Naugatuck Valley League (NVL) championships. After a 7 year leave, Coach Anderson returned for the 2015-2016 season. An all-state performance

Hawks Take the Loss but Stand Together

Friday, November 26, marked the end of football season for the Woodland Hawks after losing an intense game against Seymour. The boys had a fantastic season, with the record of 7-3. Friday also marked the last game as a Woodland Hawk for fourteen players on the team as they graduate. Seniors leaving include Ben Ploski, Paul

Woodland Football Crushes Kennedy

The Woodland Football team held a successful game against Kennedy High School on Friday, November 13. Kennedy came off strong with a touchdown within the first few minutes, but the Hawks remained focused and accumulated  three touchdowns within the first quarter. They maintained this momentum throughout the game, taking the win 48 to 13. Athletes

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