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  • Boys’ Cagers Fall To Stratford In Finale

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 21, 2017, Tuesday
    Newtown High boys' basketball, Stratford, Tim Tallcouch

    STRATFORD – Just as Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team fought back from a slow start to the season to make things interesting down the stretch, the Nighthawks made runs to chip away at ...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ Basketball Team Defeated In SWC Semifinals

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 21, 2017, Tuesday
    Bethel, Jeremy O'Connell, Newtown High girls' basketball, SWC tournament

    BETHEL — Newtown High School's girls' basketball team has come a long way since an early-January 13-point loss to Bethel. The Nighthawks, who went on to win 12 of their next 13 games on their way to...Read Full Article

  • Nighthawk Grapplers Have Two Champs, Team Places Third In Class LL

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 18, 2017, Saturday
    Chris Bray, Class LL State Championships, Danbury, Newtown High Wrestling, Southington, Trumbull, Xavier

    Newtown High School’s wrestling team, behind a pair of weight division winners, earned third place in the Class LL state championships, at Trumbull High School. The two-day event took place February...Read Full Article

  • Boys’ Cagers Get Crucial Win, Have Everything To Play For In Finale

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 18, 2017, Saturday
    Newtown High boys' basketball, Stratford, Tim Tallcouch, Torrington

    Needing to win its final two contests to qualify for the Class LL State and South-West Conference tournaments, Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team got half the job done with a season-savin...Read Full Article

  • Defense, Long Range Prowess Lead Girls In SWC Quarterfinals

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 17, 2017, Friday
    Newtown High girls' basketball, quarterfinals, SWC tournament, Weston

    Five-second inbound violations on back to back Weston possessions, and consecutive three point baskets by Cyleigh Wilson in a span of 1:06 midway through the fourth quarter helped the host Newtown Hig...Read Full Article

  • Track Squads Led By Russo And Godfrey In State Championships

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 16, 2017, Thursday
    Class LL State Championships, Newtown High School indoor track and field teams

    NEW HAVEN — Led by runner-up finishes in pole vault and shotput events, Newtown High School's indoor track and field teams competed in the Class LL State Championships, at Floyd Little Athletic Cent...Read Full Article

  • Swimming And Diving Team Defeats Brookfield; Horan Sets Pool Record

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 15, 2017, Wednesday
    NHS pool record, NHS swim and dive team, Tommy Horan

    Newtown High School's boys' swimming and diving team posted a 92-88 win over visiting Brookfield on February 14. Tommy Horan set the NHS pool record in the 50 yard freestyle event, clocking in with...Read Full Article

  • Newtown High Gymnasts A Close Second In Conference Championships

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 13, 2017, Monday
    Chelsie Eckman, New Milford, Newtown High gymnastics, Oxford, SWC Championships

    At 10:45 am on February 14, a correction was made to the floor exercise result. Newtown High School’s gymnasts put forth crisp routines in the balance beam, floor, vault, and bars in the South-We...Read Full Article

  • Nighthawk Grapplers Finish Second In SWC Behind Four First Place Finishes

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 11, 2017, Saturday
    Chris Bray, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown High Wrestling, SWC Championships

    Newtown High School’s wrestling team, for the second year in a row, earned second place in the South-West Conference championships. New Milford retained its hold on the trophy at the February 11 com...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ Basketball Team Outlasts Pomperaug In Close Battle

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    February 11, 2017, Saturday
    Jeremy O'Connell, Newtown High girls' basketball, Pomperaug

    In a battle of two of the South-West Conference’s top teams, Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team posted a 47-45 win over the visiting Pomperaug of Southbury Panthers, on Senior Night, F...Read Full Article