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  • Wildcats Compete In New England Regional Tournament

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 28, 2016, Thursday
    Cal Ripken, New England Regional Tournament, Wildcats

    The Cal Ripken Connecticut state champion Newtown Wildcats capped off their season with three nail-biting games in the New England Regional Tournament in Dover, NH, July 16-18, ending with a fifth-pla...Read Full Article

  • Wolfpack Sluggers Second In State

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 27, 2016, Wednesday
    state tournament, Wolfpack baseball

    The Newtown Wolfpack 12U Little A baseball team finished in second place at the Connecticut State 60 Major Baseball Tournament The Wolfpack won the 11U State Championship last year and represented Con...Read Full Article

  • 17U Legion Squad Battles Back, Earns Trip To State Quarterfinals

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 25, 2016, Monday
    Admirals, Bethel, Jr American Legion baseball, Stratford

    The Jr American Legion Bethel Admirals’ baseball team fought back out of the 17U state tournament’s loser’s bracket to win three straight games – including two against the Stratford team that ...Read Full Article

  • 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