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  • Athletes Prove They’ve Still Got Game … Well Into Their 70s

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    August 21, 2017, Monday
    Baseball, Basketball, Connecticut Masters Games, Cooperstown, Diana Johnson, Irv Barlia, Larry Haskel, pickleball, Sonja Haskel, Tennis

    Professional athletes are generally in their prime before they reach 30 years old, and most retire well before 40. But many who use sports as a way to stay healthy and keep busy continue hitting retur...Read Full Article

  • Preseason Training Gets Nighthawk Girls Ready 
To Take On Opponents And Fend Off Injuries

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    August 21, 2017, Monday
    girls' soccer, injuries, injury prevention, Marc Kenney, Newtown High School, Preseason Training, Sabrina Byrne

    Along with the thrill of victory, as those who remember the old Wide World Of Sports television series know — and anybody who competes in athletics will concur — at least occasionally comes the ag...Read Full Article

  • Black Swan Wins Softball Title

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    August 19, 2017, Saturday
    Black Swan, championship, REACH, Treadwell Park, Women's Softball

    The Black Swan Newtown Women’s Softball League team claimed the championship with a 10-4 triumph over Reach, at Treadwell Park, on August 18. The game was played in damp, sometimes rainy, conditi...Read Full Article

  • One Eyed Cats Wrapping Up World Series Experience

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    August 14, 2017, Monday
    Babe Ruth World Series, Marshall County, One-Eyed Cats, Sarasota

    The One Eyed Cats will conclude their 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth World Series experience, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., with a pool play game against West Windsor, N.J., on Monday, August 14. The Cats, com...Read Full Article

  • Cats Begin World Series Play With Hard-Fought Loss

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    Babe Ruth World Series, The One Eyed Cats, Tri-Valley

    The Newtown One Eyed Cats had a tough-to-swallow yet encouraging start to play in the Babe Ruth 13-15-year-old World Series play, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., on August 10. Coach Chris Petersen’s Cats...Read Full Article

  • Gold Powers To 11th Place In Crossfit Games

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    Crossfit Games, Romy Gold

    Newtown's Romy Gold competed in a grueling four days of fitness challenges in the Crossfit Games, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisc., August 3-6, and came away with the distinction of bein...Read Full Article

  • Father-Son Duo Wins Children’s Charities Tennis Classic Doubles Bracket

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    Children’s Charities Tennis Classic, Joey Conrod, Tennis, Tom Conrod

    Joey Conrod has made a name for himself on the Newtown High School tennis courts throughout the past four years. Before that, his dad, Dr Tom Conrod, was a standout tennis player in Bristol. These day...Read Full Article

  • Commitment Pays Off: One Eyed Cats Set For World Series

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    August 10, 2017, Thursday
    Babe Ruth World Series, Chris Petersen, Lawrenceburg, One-Eyed Cats, Tenn.

    After making their way through the New England Regional tournament, the One Eyed Cats have made their way to Lawrenceburg, Tenn., for the start of the Babe Ruth 13-15-year old World Series. The Cats r...Read Full Article

  • Newtown High School Fall Sports 
Season Tryouts Coming Up

    The Newtown Bee
    Sports
    August 4, 2017, Friday
    high school sports tryouts, Newtown High School fall sports, NHS athletics, NHS fall sports tryouts

    Tryouts for Newtown High School (NHS) fall sports teams will be held on Thursday, August 24, for all sports with the exception of football, which is to take place on August 14, and dance and cheerlead...Read Full Article

  • Nighthawk Football Team Puts In Hard Summer Work With Hope For Fall Payoff

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    August 4, 2017, Friday
    Bobby Pattison, Newtown High School football, summer workout program

    Although the game schedule may only run from September through late November or into December, football season really never ends. Just ask members of Newtown High School’s gridiron battlers who, ...Read Full Article