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  • Newtown High Sports End Of Week Recap

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 16, 2017, Saturday
    football, girls' soccer, girls' swimming, girls' volleyball, Newtown High School boys' soccer

    Newtown High School's sports teams experienced success on the fields and court, as well as in the pool during action on Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15. On Thursday, both the girls'...Read Full Article

  • Nighthawk Volleyball Team Tops Rival Barlow In Five Games

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 14, 2017, Thursday
    Joel Barlow, Newtown High School girls' volleyball, Tom Czaplinski

    After pushing visiting Joel Barlow of Redding to the brink of defeat with a thrilling game three win, only to see the Falcons convincingly win the fourth game to force a decisive battle to 15 points, ...Read Full Article

  • Football Team Ready For Xavier Following Week One Shutout

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 14, 2017, Thursday
    Bobby Pattison, Newtown High School football, Pomperaug, Xavier

    Fittingly, the defense stymied the opposition in Bobby Pattison’s debut as head coach of the Newtown High School football team. Pattison, who previously worked as defensive coordinator, guided the N...Read Full Article

  • Girls’ And Boys’ Cross Country Teams Strong In Season-Opening Races

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 14, 2017, Thursday
    Carl Strait, Newtown High School cross country, Rich Marcello

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ cross country teams had solid performances in their season-opening races, at Immaculate High in Danbury, on September 12. The girls defeated Kolbe Cathe...Read Full Article

  • Field Hockey Team Beats Weston

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 13, 2017, Wednesday
    Newtown High School field hockey, Ridgefield, Stephanie Kearns, Weston

    Coming off a season-opening 5-1 loss to nonconference foe Ridgefield on September 11, Newtown High School’s field hockey team had a quick turnaround and made the most of it with a 3-1 victory over S...Read Full Article

  • Swim Team Battles With Brookfield

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 13, 2017, Wednesday
    Becky Osborne, Brookfield, Newtown High girls' swimming

    Newtown High School’s girls’ swimming and diving team began the season with an 85-75 victory over host Bunnell of Stratford on September 8, then dropped a hard-fought battle with visiting Brookfie...Read Full Article

  • Hawk Spikers Sweep Darien In Season Opener

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 13, 2017, Wednesday
    Darien, Newtown High School girls' volleyball, St Joseph, Tom Czaplinski

    Newtown High School’s girls’ volleyball team opened the season with a 3-0 (24-15, 25-23, 25-22) victory over visiting Darien, on September 8. This was a great way for the Nighthawks to begin the s...Read Full Article

  • Boys’ Booters Battle Back For ‘Character Win’

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 13, 2017, Wednesday
    Newtown High School boys' soccer, Nick Both, Notre Dame-Fairfield

    Newtown High's boys' soccer team came from behind to nip visiting Notre Dame-Fairfield 2-1 on September 12. The Lancers, after withstanding a barrage of Nighthawk scoring chances in the first half ...Read Full Article

  • Newcomers Shine: Girls’ Soccer Team Has Strong Start To Campaign

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 13, 2017, Wednesday
    Kolbe, Marc Kenney, Newtown High School girls' soccer, Notre Dame-Fairfield, Watertown

    Despite losing more than half of its starting lineup among ten players total to graduation, Newtown High School’s girls’ soccer team is already experiencing the midseason-form winning ways Coach M...Read Full Article

  • Cheerleading Squad Ready To Hype Up The Players And Crowd

    Andy Hutchison
    Sports
    September 11, 2017, Monday
    Newtown High cheerleading, preview, Susan Bridges

    The cheerleading championship season is not until January and February, but Newtown High School’s squad — even before fall sports got underway — is in some ways in midseason form. The Nighthawks...Read Full Article