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  • Rising Star Basketball League Opener Canceled

    The Rising Star Basketball League’s first night of action, July 15, has been canceled due to the heat. The month-long outdoor league is now scheduled to begin play on July 16.

  • Taylor Brady Earns Chase School’s Female Athlete Of Year Honors

    Taylor Brady has always been tremendously athletic; she entered into high school with the plan to play three sports. Little did she know that lacrosse would be one of them, and that it would turn out to be her best sport among the three — including soccer and basketball &md...

  • Rising Star Basketball

    The Rising Star Summer Basketball League will run Mondays and Thursdays, July 15 through August 15. Games will be held between 5 and 8 pm at Dickinson Park. The league is open for girls and boys ages 9-15. Cost is $95. The season will feature one or two g...

  • Nighthawks Earn Recognition

    Newtown High School’s sports teams are well-represented by standout athletes who have been recognized as All State, All South-West Conference, All New England, and All American honorees. The All SWC winners were announced in The Bee following the fall and winter sp...

  • Power, Hebert Earn Athlete Of Year Accolades

    For their efforts, skill, and scoring prowess — along with their ability to play two sports — Bridget Power and Dan Hebert are this year’s Newtown Bee’s Athletes of the Year. Both athletes won championships during their careers, were captains, and...

  • Future Stars Basketball

    Future Stars Basketball will hold a summer session at Newtown Youth Academy, August 5-9, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. The program is open to girls and boys ages 9-15. There will be shooting, skill building, and game play under the direction of former NBA player F...

  • Future Nighthawk Sluggers Flash The Leather And Swing The Lumber In Camps

    A couple years, or more, away from putting on the Newtown High School baseball uniform, up-and-coming sluggers and pitchers are getting tips from Newtown High Baseball Coach Matt Memoli, other members of the NHS coaching staff, and some of their players and former team members at...

  • Former NHS Baseball Players Bring Their Games To The Next Level

    Throughout the past three years, Newtown High School’s baseball program has been represented by 11 players who went on to play ball at the collegiate level. There were three players from the NHS class of 2010: Pitcher/outfielder John Fracker and pitc...

  • Riley Wurtz Basketball Camp

    Riley Wurtz’s All-Star Basketball Camp, open to children ages 5-13, will take place July 8-12 from 9 am to 1 pm at Newtown High School. Wurtz is a former standout and state champion at Newtown High School. The camp will focus on developing core baske...

  • Kopcik Earns First Waterford Track Win

    He may not be quite old enough to drive on the road just yet, but Stephen Kopcik is certainly making a name for himself on the racetracks. Kopcik, 15, drives too fast for the road anyway; he averages around 80 miles an hour, and tops out at about 90 when he’s in a race....