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  • Boys’ Hockey Team Steps 
Up To Division II And Aims 
For Return To State Pinnacle

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    December 15, 2017, Friday
    Division II, Newtown High hockey, Paul Esposito, season outlook

    Last season ended in the most disappointing yet thrilling way possible for Newtown High School’s boys’ hockey team, and the Nighthawks are striving to build off all that transpired late last wint...Read Full Article

  • Boys’ Basketball Team’s Success Hinges On Defensive Identity

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    December 15, 2017, Friday
    Newtown High boys' basketball, season outlook, Tim Tallcouch

    Coming off a 7-13 season in which it missed qualifying for the state playoffs by a mere game, Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team will turn to its teamwork and dedication, among other trai...Read Full Article

  • Wrestling Team Wins Chivinski’s First Match As Nighthawk Head Coach

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    Newtown High Wrestling, Ron Chivinski, Weston

    Newtown High School’s wrestling team defeated visiting Weston 54-24 in the season-opener, on December 13. Ron Chivinski, the team’s first-year head coach, saw five of his grapplers win via pin fal...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ Cagers Win Again

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    Newtown High girls' basketball, St Joseph

    Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team improved to 2-0 with a 44-32 win over St Joseph of Trumbull on December 13. Nicki DaPra dropped in a dozen points, and Rylee Mulligan had ten in the...Read Full Article

  • National Champs: Cheerleaders Win Title

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    Diane McCabe, Melissa Gordon, National Championships, Newtown D14 cheerleaders

    Newtown’s D14 cheerleading squad won the national title with a pair of strong routines before the judges inside Silver Spurs Arena, at the American Youth Cheer National Championships in Kissimmee, F...Read Full Article

  • Susan Bridges Named Coach Of Year

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    December 13, 2017, Wednesday
    coach of the year, Connecticut High School Coaches Association, Newtown High cheerleading, Susan Bridges

    Susan Bridges, coach of Newtown High School's cheerleading squad, was recently named the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) Cheerleading Coach of the Year. "I am humbled and honore...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ Basketball Team Wins Opener

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    December 12, 2017, Tuesday
    Danbury, Newtown High girls' basketball

    Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team began the season with a 57-34 victory over Danbury, at Pomperaug High in Southbury, in the December 11 SWC-FCIAC Challenge tournament opener. Nicki Da...Read Full Article

  • New Coach, Different Look For Grapplers

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    December 12, 2017, Tuesday
    Newtown High Wrestling, Ron Chivinski, season outlook

    Correction: This article has been updated to reflect the correct spelling of Newtown High's head coach. The goals of challenging perennial South-West Conference powerhouse New Milford for a title a...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ Cagers Looking To Have Another Successful Campaign

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    December 11, 2017, Monday
    Jeremy O'Connell, Newtown High girls' basketball, season outlook

    On the surface, it looks like Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team should win its share of games this winter. After all, the Nighthawks are coming off a 15-5 regular-season and lost only o...Read Full Article

  • Dance Squad Motivated 
To Win SWC Title

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    December 9, 2017, Saturday
    Cheryl Stenz, Newtown High Dance Team, season outlook

    Always a top-notch group in the South-West Conference, as well as at the state level, Newtown High School’s dance team will enter into its championship competition season under somewhat unfamiliar c...Read Full Article