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  • Girls’ Win Track Championships And Boys Have Handful Of Individual Firsts

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 23, 2017, Tuesday
    Becky Osborne, Newtown High Track and Field, Rich Marcello, SWC Championships

    It was quite a showing by both of Newtown High School's track and field teams in the South-West Conference championships, at New Milford High, on May 23. The girls' squad won the championship and the ...Read Full Article

  • Hawk Laxmen Knocked Out Of SWC Tourney By Rebels

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 23, 2017, Tuesday
    New Fairfield, Newtown High boys' lacrosse, Scott Bulkley, South-West Conference semifinals

    Newtown High School's boys' lacrosse team which handed rival New Fairfield its first loss of the campaign late in the regular season, was beaten 10-6 by the host Rebels in a rematch, in the South-West...Read Full Article

  • Hebner, Hawk Sluggers Reach SWC Championship Round

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 23, 2017, Tuesday
    Ian Thoesen, Newtown High Baseball, SWC tournament semifinals, Weston

    Jason Hebner picked up where Kyle Roche left off. Hebner pitched Newtown High School's baseball team in the South-West Conference tournament championship game with a complete-game effort as the Nighth...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ Lacrosse Team Holds Off Rebels To Advance To Championship Game

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 22, 2017, Monday
    New Fairfield, Newtown High girls' lacrosse, semifinals, South-West Conference tournament

    Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse team is back in the South-West Conference championship game. The Nighthawks held off visiting New Fairfield 11-9 on a misty, foggy May 22 evening under the li...Read Full Article

  • Runners Enjoy Scenic Holcombe Hill 5K Course

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 22, 2017, Monday
    5K, Holcombe Hill, Kevin Hoyt, Newtown boys' cross country, Newtown Forest Association, Newtown High girls' cross country, Sarah Mawdsley

    Runners of all ages took part in a race — the Newtown Forest Association (NFA) and Newtown Cross Country 5K — on the scenic and challenging, hilly Holcombe Hill Wildlife Preserve on May 20. Kevin ...Read Full Article

  • Roche’s Pitching And Lombardo’s Clutch Hit Propel Hawk Sluggers

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 20, 2017, Saturday
    Ian Thoesen, Masuk, Newtown High Baseball, South-West Conference tournament

    Pitcher Kyle Roche tossed a complete game to lift Newtown High School’s baseball team to a 3-1 victory over host Masuk of Monroe in the South-West Conference tournament quarterfinals, on May 20. ...Read Full Article

  • Hawks Overcome By Bad Luck And Strong Green Wave effort In SWC Softball Quarterfinals

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 20, 2017, Saturday
    Bob Guererra, New Milford, Newtown High softball, quarterfinals, South-West Conference tournament

    The Nighthawks accumulated three times as many hits as the Green Wave and pitcher Sara Kennedy tossed five perfect innings, but it wasn’t enough as host New Milford High School edged Newtown High 2-...Read Full Article

  • Boys’ Volleyball Team Clinches First Postseason Berth With Win Over Ludlowe

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    Ludlowe, Newtown High boys' volleyball, Sandy Doski, state playoff qualification

    Just three years ago, boys’ volleyball was a startup program at Newtown High School. What a long way the Nighthawks have come. In the team’s second-to-last match of the regular season, the Hawks c...Read Full Article

  • Hawk Laxmen Survive Scare From Green Wave

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    New Milford, Newtown High boys' lacrosse, Scott Bulkley, South-West Conference tournament

    Trailing by two goals in the waning seconds of the third quarter, and held scoreless in the half to that point, Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team’s fortunes changed in a hurry and the Ni...Read Full Article

  • Lacrosse Girls Beat Bethel (And The Heat) In Playoff Opener

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    Bethel, Maura Fletcher, Newtown High girls' lacrosse, Sout-West Conference tournament

    Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse team jumped out to an early lead and coasted to an 18-3 triumph in the South-West Conference tournament quarterfinals, at Blue & Gold Stadium, on May 18. ...Read Full Article