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  • One-Eyed Cats Win States Again

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 20, 2016, Wednesday
    Babe Ruth State Champs, One-Eyed Cats

    The 14U Newtown One-Eyed Cats Babe Ruth baseball team is heading back to the New England Regional Tournament as the Connecticut State Champions for the third time in four years. The Cats were domin...Read Full Article

  • Jr Legion Admirals Bat Around En Route To Playoff Win

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 19, 2016, Tuesday
    Admirals, Jr American Legion

    Sparked by a seven-run first inning, the Bethel-based Admirals Jr American Legion baseball team slugged its way to a 10-0 triumph over Westport in the first round of the 17U state tournament, at Bethe...Read Full Article

  • Admirals Sr Legion Squad Rides Strong Pitching Through Sectionals

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 18, 2016, Monday
    Admirals, American Legion baseball, Hull, Naugatuck, Orange, state tournament

    The Bethel-based Admirals Sr American Legion baseball team, which comprises Newtown and Bethel players, advanced through the Sectionals of the 19U State Tournament with a pair of nail-biting wins July...Read Full Article

  • One Step At A Time: Running Group Conquers All 169 Connecticut Towns

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 16, 2016, Saturday
    Gonski, Run 169 Towns Society, Sridhar

    Runners, after completing their first road race, often get the bug to run another, and another. But there is a group in Connecticut called the Run 169 Towns Society which has taken this a step — man...Read Full Article

  • Wildcats Win Cal Ripken State Tourney

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 15, 2016, Friday
    Cal Ripken, state championship, Wildcats

    The Newtown Wildcats won the Cal Ripken 12-year-old 50/70 Connecticut state tournament with a 5-2 victory over the New Milford Pride at Garrick Farms Field in New Milford, on July 11 Jack Petersen ...Read Full Article

  • Newtown 9A Blue Aces Capture District 5 Title

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 15, 2016, Friday
    Blue Aces, District Championship

    The Newtown Blue Aces 9A baseball team captured the Connecticut Cal Ripken District 5 title on July 8, defeating Southbury 6-4 in the championship game, at Hawley Field. The Blue Aces received strong...Read Full Article

  • Swimming Lessons At Treadwell

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Sports
    July 15, 2016, Friday
    Newtown Parks and Recreation, Red Cross Swim Lessons, swim lessons, Treadwell Park

    As children splashed, instructors at Treadwell Park on Wednesday, July 6, offered helpful tips and advice. “Nice long arms,” one said. Another said to make “ice cream scoops” with hands to h...Read Full Article

  • Fishing Derby At Masonicare

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 14, 2016, Thursday
    catch and release, catch and release fishing derby, fishing derby, Masonicare at Newtown

    The 4th Annual Fishing Derby & Family Fun Day will be held at Masonicare at Newtown on Saturday, July 23, from 10 am-2 pm. The catch and release event is open to children ages 10 and under. Prize...Read Full Article

  • Thunder Softball Squad Reaches Tourney Finals

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 10, 2016, Sunday
    Danbury Summer Crush Tournament, Thunder Softball

    The Thunder U16 softball team competed in the Danbury Summer Crush Tournament at Hatters Park in Danbury, June 25 and 26. The tourney began with an 11-4 win over the CT Raiders and a tough 4-3 loss to...Read Full Article

  • Hawks Reach Finals Of Babe Ruth Tournament

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 9, 2016, Saturday
    Babe Ruth Softball, State Tourney, U14 Hawks

    The U14 Newtown Hawks softball team reached the finals of the Connecticut Babe Ruth Softball State Tournament during the first weekend of July. The Hawks scored 34 runs on Saturday by defeating the D...Read Full Article