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  • Softball Team Battles Back, Returns To Championship Game

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 25, 2016, Wednesday
    New Milford, Newtown High softball, SWC semifinals

    The defending South-West Conference champion softball team – Newtown High School – fell behind 4-0 before coming to bat in the first inning, and trailed 6-3 in the fifth inning before rallying to ...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ Lacrosse Team Falls In Tournament Semifinal

    Madeleine Peck
    Sports
    May 25, 2016, Wednesday
    Mastera, New Fairfield, Newtown High girls' lacrosse, semifinals, SWC tournament

    Newtown High School's girls' lacrosse team, seeded fourth in the South-West Conference Tournament, fell 15-10 to top-seeded New Fairfield in the semifinals, at Joel Barlow High in Redding, on May 24. ...Read Full Article

  • Nighthawk Laxmen Advance To SWC Title Game

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 25, 2016, Wednesday
    Bethel, Bulkley, Joel Barlow, Newtown High boys' lacrosse, semifinals, SWC tournament, Weston

    Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team avenged last year’s South-West Conference championship game defeat to Joel Barlow of Redding — that unforgettable, wild comeback in which the Nighthaw...Read Full Article

  • Holcombe Hill 5K Provides Runners With Unique Opportunity To Help Two Causes

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 25, 2016, Wednesday
    Holcombe Hill 5K, Newtown Forest Association, Newtown High cross country

    Fundraising efforts can often be referred to as uphill climbs as groups or organizations look to reach financial goals. In the case of the inaugural Holcombe Hill 5K, held on May 21, it was literally ...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Track And Field Teams Second In SWC Championships

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 23, 2016, Monday
    Newtown High Track and Field, SWC Championship

    Led by some stellar individual performances, both the girls’ and boys’ track and field squads from Newtown High School recorded runner-up performances in the South-West Conference championship mee...Read Full Article

  • Softball Squad Rolls Into Conference Semis

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 21, 2016, Saturday
    Guererra, Joel Barlow, Newtown High softball, SWC

    Newtown High School’s softball team, in the South-West Conference tournament quarterfinals on May 21, displayed all of what made it such a strong team throughout the regular campaign: Patience and p...Read Full Article

  • Baseball Team Can’t Overcome Rebels In SWC Quarters

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 21, 2016, Saturday
    New Fairfield, Newtown High Baseball, SWC

    Despite multiple comeback efforts, Newtown High School’s baseball team came up short in a 7-5 defeat to visiting New Fairfield, in the South-West Conference tournament quarterfinals on May 21. Th...Read Full Article

  • Nighthawk Lacrosse Teams Advance In SWC Tourney

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 19, 2016, Thursday
    Bethel, Brookfield, Newtown High Lacrosse, SWC

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ lacrosse teams both won their South-West Conference tournament quarterfinal-round games, at Blue & Gold Stadium, on May 19. The fourth-seeded girls def...Read Full Article

  • Nighthawk Laxmen Get Familiar With Bethel As Regular Season Gives Way To Postseason

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 19, 2016, Thursday
    Bethel, Bulkley, Newtown High boys' lacrosse, Simsbury, Staples

    Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team edged host Bethel 6-5 in overtime in the regular-season finale, on May 14. The game had been rescheduled from earlier in the season and set up consecutive...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ Lacrosse Team Hosts SWC Playoff Game Thursday

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 19, 2016, Thursday
    Bethel, Brookfield, Mastera, Newington, Newtown High girls' lacrosse

    Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse team won its final two regular season games to carry an overall record of 8-8 (3-3 in South-West Conference Division I play) into the postseason. Newtown earn...Read Full Article