Let me take you back in time to five years ago to my freshman year. At this point in time, Hawk Pride was the highest it had ever been. Student sections were packed, hallways were decorated during spirit week, and one freshman was even kidnapped by the senior class and ransomed for pizza and soda.
It’s back to school for the Woodland Hawks, which means the start of another exciting season for the boy’s football team. Coach, Chris Moffo, led the boys into their first game on Friday, September 8th at 7:00 P.M at Crosby High School, along with senior captains Justin Morrone, Jackson Henry, and Joseph Kmetz. When asked
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?
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
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
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
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
Coming into Week 3, the Hawks are 0-2 on the new season. They’ll ll look to turn that around this week against Sacred Heart this Friday at home. In their first two games, the Hawks defense allowed 40 plus points. The struggle of the defensive line may have been a result of an injury to
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,
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
Chris Anderson, the founder of Woodland Football and Head Coach from 2001 to 2007, returned to his Head Coach position for the 2015 season for his second stint as the head coach. The stint was cut short, however, as he resigned after one season. In past seasons, Anderson has done the job well as Head
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