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  • Volunteers Help Make State Playoff Tournaments A Success

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 22, 2018, Sunday
    Andy Via, Babe Ruth State Tournament, Fairfield Hills, Leigh Libero, Mark Mockovak, Stefanie Burns, Steffan Burns, volunteers

    For a few days after Newtown’s 13U Babe Ruth and 8U Cal Ripken baseball teams were eliminated from their state tournaments, held at Fairfield Hills this past week, the games continued for visiting t...Read Full Article

  • McNerney, Spooner Lead Runners In Final Sandy Hook 5K

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 21, 2018, Saturday
    Julie Brunelle, Katie Blake, Linda Spooner, Ryan McNerney, Sandy Hook 5K

    Being that this was the final Sandy Hook 5K it was appropriate that a Sandy Hook resident was first to cross the finish line in the July 21 race, at Fairfield Hills. Sunny skies and comfortable temper...Read Full Article

  • Admirals 19U Team Concludes Regular Slate

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    American Legion baseball, Bethel Admirals, Josh Hull, Newtown baseball

    The Bethel Admirals American Legion Baseball team, which includes several Newtown players, capped off its regular season with five games this past week, Wednesday, July 11 through Monday, July 16. The...Read Full Article

  • Registration Continues For July 21 Sandy Hook 5K

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 14, 2018, Saturday
    race registration, Sandy Hook 5K

    The final Sandy Hook 5K will take place on Saturday, July 21. The event begins at 8:15 am with staggered kids’ fun runs and 9 am for the 5K. The run for children ages 2-6 is a quarter mile, and the...Read Full Article

  • Hammerin’ Hawgs Push Trumbull To Final Inning Before State Championship Walk-Off Loss

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 13, 2018, Friday
    Chris Petersen, Newtown Hammerin' Hawgs, Trumbull, U14 Babe Ruth Baseball State Tournament

    The Newtown Hammerin’ Hawgs pushed defending state champion and host Trumbull to the finish in a tough 2-1 walk-off loss in the 14U Babe Ruth State Tournament championship round at Unity Park, July ...Read Full Article

  • Hammerin’ Hawgs Reach 14U Babe Ruth State Tournament Championship

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 12, 2018, Thursday
    14U Babe Ruth State Tournament, Chris Petersen, Darien, Hammerin' Hawgs

    The Newtown Hammerin’ Hawgs have qualified for the 14U Babe Ruth State Tournament championship round and will take on host and defending champion Trumbull at Unity Park on Thursday, July 12. First p...Read Full Article

  • Blue Stockings Fall To New Milford In States

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 12, 2018, Thursday
    Babe Ruth State Tournament, Newtown Blue Stockings

    The Newtown Blue Stockings were defeated by New Milford 5-2 in 13U Connecticut Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament on July 11. New Milford grabbed the lead in the third inning but Newtown tied the game on ...Read Full Article

  • Host Blue Stockings Battle In 13U State Tournament

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    July 11, 2018, Wednesday
    Babe Ruth State 13U Tournament, Blue Stockings, Newtown Babe Ruth

    The Newtown Blue Stockings are hosting the 13U Babe Ruth Baseball State Tournament at High Meadow Field at Fairfield Hills this week. Newtown Middle School teacher Sue Lang, who taught some of the boy...Read Full Article

  • Naturals Compete In Cal Ripken 8U Tourney

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 11, 2018, Wednesday
    Cal Ripken Baseball, Newtown Naturals, state tournament

    The Newtown Naturals Cal Ripken Baseball team is participating in the 8U State Tournament at Glander Fields this week. After losing to Danbury on July 8, the Naturals got their first taste of victo...Read Full Article

  • Admirals Win Legion Games

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    July 11, 2018, Wednesday
    American Legion baseball, Bethel Admirals, Newtown baseball

    The Bethel Admirals U19 American Legion Baseball team, comprising players from Bethel and Newtown, are 13-6. They earned a trio of shutouts this past week. Game highlights are as follows: On July 3, ...Read Full Article