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  • Girls’ Cagers Pull Out Hard-Fought Win In State Tourney Opener

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 28, 2017, Tuesday
    200th career win, Class LL state tournament, Jeremy O'Connell, Middletown, Newtown High girls' basketball, Wethersfield

    A buzzer-beating basket at the end of the first half and five quick points to start the third quarter had Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team ahead 31-26 and apparently well on its way to...Read Full Article

  • Youth Grapplers Win State Championships

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    February 28, 2017, Tuesday
    Newtown Youth Wrestling Association, state tournament

    The Newtown Youth Wrestling program hit the mats at the Floyd Little Athletic Center at Hillhouse High School in New Haven for the State Tournament on February 26, one day after the Newtown High grapp...Read Full Article

  • Unified Sports Bring Students Together On The Court

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 28, 2017, Tuesday
    Blue Blaze, Kathy Davey, Newtown High Unified Sports

    Just like with varsity or other athletics programs, Unified Sports brings students together for a chance to improve skills — on and off the courts and playing fields — and establish relationships....Read Full Article

  • Accousti Wins State Open Wrestling Title; Dancers And Gymnasts Compete

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 25, 2017, Saturday
    dance team, gymnastics team, Joe Accousti, Newtown High Wrestling, State Championships, State Open

    Newtown High School’s Joe Accousti won the 170 pound division championship at the State Open Wrestling Championships, at New Haven’s Floyd Little Athletic Center, on February 25. The Nighthawks pl...Read Full Article

  • Nighthawk Skaters Rally To Tie North Haven In Heated Season Finale

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 25, 2017, Saturday
    Danbury Ice Arena, Newtown High hockey, North Haven, Paul Esposito

    DANBURY – Newtown High School’s hockey team heads into the postseason feeling good about the potential for success. The Nighthawks, heading into the South-West/ Southern Connecticut Conference Div...Read Full Article

  • Lindsey Carley Wins Stenz Volunteer Award

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    February 24, 2017, Friday
    Chris Stenz, Doug Magazu, Lindsey Carley, NYFC, volunteer award

    Newtown Youth Football and Cheer has a storied tradition in town of helping to build kids with strong character and confidence in a fun and competitive environment. The program is built upon its many ...Read Full Article

  • Gymnasts Win Senior Night Meet, Head Into State Competition

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    February 24, 2017, Friday
    Kinetic Kids, Newtown High gymnastics, Nonnewaug, Oxford, Pomperaug

    Newtown High School’s gymnastics team took first place in its Senior Night meet, at Kinetic Kids in Oxford, on February 17. Newtown scored 129.4 points, narrowly edging Oxford with 129.35, and Nonne...Read Full Article

  • Hockey Team Heads Into Regular Season Finale

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 24, 2017, Friday
    Danbury Ice Arena, Newtown High hockey, North Haven, Shepaug

    Newtown High School's hockey team defeated the Shepaug-Litchfield-Thomaston-Nonnewaug team twice since mid February, earning a 10-0 triumph at Danbury Ice Arena on Senior Night, February 15, and skati...Read Full Article

  • Swimming And Diving Team Heads Into Postseason On High Note

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 23, 2017, Thursday
    Adam Fielding, Barlow, Brookfield, Newtown High boys' swimming and diving, SWC

    Newtown High School’s boys’ swimming and diving team with its 92-88 win over visiting Brookfield on February 14, checked off something on it to-do list from the preseason. Coach Adam Fielding s...Read Full Article

  • Youth Football And Cheer Program Open House Set For March 2

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    February 23, 2017, Thursday
    Doug Magazu, Newtown Youth Football and Cheer, NYFC

    Newtown Youth Football and Cheer (NYF&C) will hold an open house in the cafeteria of Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road, on Thursday, March 2, from 7 to 8 pm. Student-athletes and their par...Read Full Article