To purchase photos visit http://photos.newtownbee.com×

Sports

  • Rising Leads The Way Again As Mad Dash Enthusiasts Show Their Stuff

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    June 17, 2017, Saturday
    Fairfield Hills, Mad Dash, Newtown Parks and Recreation, NYA Sports & Fitness

    Covered in mud, water, sweat, and suds – yes soap suds – grass clippings (and stains) participants of the annual Mad Dash adventure race crossed the finish line at Fairfield Hills on the morning o...Read Full Article

  • Family Affair On Lacrosse Field: One Team, Four Sets Of Siblings At NHS

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    June 17, 2017, Saturday
    Maura Fletcher, Newtown High girls' lacrosse, siblings

    There is a nice connection that team members can form under any circumstances, but it can be even stronger when winning is involved. Naturally, there can also be a strong bond between siblings. New...Read Full Article

  • Lauren Russo Earns All New England Accolades

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    June 13, 2017, Tuesday
    Lauren Russo, New England Championships, Newtown High Track and Field

    Newtown High School senior Lauren Russo was named to the All New England Team with her fourth-place finish out of 34 competitors in the pole vault competition, clearing the bar at 11-foot-3 at the 72n...Read Full Article

  • Rubgy Families Host Visitors From England For Valuable Experiences On And Off The Field

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    June 11, 2017, Sunday
    Aspetuck Valley Rugby Club, John O'Neill, Leventhorpe, Stuart Meyler

    REDDING — There almost seems to be an unwritten rule that there will be camaraderie among opposing rugby players no matter how far away competing teams travel, or how physical the matches turn out t...Read Full Article

  • Sarah Houle Captures Golf Championship

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    June 7, 2017, Wednesday
    Jeremey O'Connell, Newtown High girls' golf, Sarah Houle, state championship

    Sarah Houle was the only golfer among 104 competitors to finish under par in the girls’ golf state championships, at wet Tashua Knolls Golf Course in Trumbull, on June 6. Houle, a Newtown High Schoo...Read Full Article

  • Youth Football Camp Registration

    Newtown Bee
    Sports
    June 6, 2017, Tuesday
    Bobby Pattison, Youth Football Camp

    The Newtown Parks and Recreation Department's Youth Football Camp will be offered, for athletes in grades 2-8, June 19-23, at Newtown High School's Blue & Gold Stadium, under the direction of Newt...Read Full Article

  • NHS Laxmen Show Fight In State Playoffs, Provide Optimism For Future

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    June 5, 2017, Monday
    Newtown High boys' lacrosse, Ridgefield, Scott Bulkley, state tournament

    The thrilling come-from-behind overtime win over Fairfield Warde in the Class L state tournament’s qualifying round was the highlight in Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team’s campaign. B...Read Full Article

  • Boys’ Volleyball Team Had Breakthrough Season

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    June 5, 2017, Monday
    Darien, Newtown High boys' volleyball, Sandy Doski, state tournament

    It was a breakthrough season for the third-year Newtown High School boys’ volleyball team. The Nighthawks, for the first time, qualified for the postseason. They earned the right, as the No. 15 seed...Read Full Article

  • With Regular Season Done, Hawk Sluggers Begin Summer Ball

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    June 3, 2017, Saturday
    Admirals, Bethel, Fairfield Prep, Ian Thoesen, Josh Hull, Newtown High Baseball, state tournament

    Newtown High School’s baseball team saw its conference title run season come to an end at the hands of host Fairfield Prep in the second round of the Class LL state tournament, on May 31. No. 5 Prep...Read Full Article

  • Solid Season Ends For Girls’ Lacrosse Team In States

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    June 2, 2017, Friday
    Maura Fletcher, New Canaan, Newtown High girls' lacrosse, state tournament

    There’s no denying Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse team had a terrific campaign. After all, the Nighthawks went unbeaten in South-West Conference play, and won the program’s first SWC ti...Read Full Article