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  • Newtown High’s Conference Postseason Games Scheduled

    The postseason got underway with South-West Conference tournament action on the tennis courts, on May 18, and now the rest of Newtown High School’s teams will get going in the playoffs.

  • Softball Team Carries Nine-Game Winning Streak Into Playoffs

    Newtown High School’s softball team finished the regular season with a nine-game winning streak, capped off by a 9-0 shutout victory at Masuk of Monroe, on May 18, and an 8-1 thumping of visiting New Milford on Senior Night, the next day.

  • Baseball Team Plays In Close Contests, Then Topples Weston

    An opportunity to lock up one of the South-West Conference’s top four seeds and a first-round tournament home game hinged on Newtown High School’s baseball team ending rival Masuk’s ten-game winning streak. The Nighthawks, in their May 18 visit to Monroe, certainly gave the Panthers a fight — taking them into extra innings before falling 2-1.

  • Girls’ Track Team Unbeaten; Boys Earn Nine Victories

    Newtown High School’s track and field teams concluded the regular season with meets this past week. The girls had their Senior Day meet on May 19, and swept the competition to complete a perfect regular season at 13-0. Newtown’s boys’ squad, meanwhile, defeated two of three opponents in a meet at Bethel, on May 18, and finished 9-5. The teams will compete in the South-West Conference championships in Weston on Tuesday, May 27, beginning at 4 pm.

  • Playoff Scenarios Coming Into Focus For Nighthawk Squads

    Newtown High School’s softball team wrapped up the top seed in the upcoming South-West Conference playoffs by blanking host Masuk of Monroe 9-0, on May 18. The Newtown baseball team, meanwhile, dropped a 2-1 extra inning battle with Masuk that lasted nine innings, the same afternoon. The baseball team’s playoff seeding had yet to be determined.

  • Lacrosse Teams Compete As Season Winds Down

    Both of Newtown High School’s lacrosse teams were in action on May 14 and 16. The Nighthawk squads won a combined three of four contests.

  • Kuligowski’s 100th Career Hit, Lasorsa Grand Slam, And Kennedy’s First Win Highlight Softball Team's Success

    What a couple of days for Newtown High School’s softball team. The Nighthawks swept a two-opponent double header at Treadwell Park on May 13, then scored a dozen runs in the last two innings of a wild 20-12 victory over host New Milford, the next day.

  • Nighthawk Golf Squads Defeat Conference Foes

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ golf teams picked up victories this past week. The girls’ squad won four matches to stay unbeaten at 11-0 overall; the boys won three matches and also tied for first in the Woodland Invitational, and stand at 9-3 overall.

     

    Girls Improve To 11-0

  • Nighthawk Sluggers See Streak End Before Returning To Winning Ways

    Newtown High School’s baseball team extended its winning streak to seven games by blasting visiting Stratford 15-2 in a game at Fairfield Hills on May 6. Newtown lost its next contest, a 4-3 nail-biter at Bethel on May 8, then got back into the win column with a 7-3 triumph over visiting Berlin the next day. The Nighthawks improved to 12-4 overall with a 9-0 blanking of Notre Dame-Fairfield, on May 11. The Hawks were blanked 2-0 by New Fairfield, in a game at Fairfield Hills, on May 13. They carry a 12-5 overall record into the final three games of the season.

  • Girls’ Tennis Team Runs Streak To Ten Before Falling To Weston; Boys Win Six Straight

    Newtown High School’s girls’ tennis team extended its winning streak to ten before dropping a 5-2 decision to Weston in the regular-season finale, on May 13; the finished 11-5 this season. The boys’ squad, meanwhile, finished off the regular season with six straight victories to post a 10-4 mark. Results from this past week’s matches are as follows:

     

    Girls

    Newtown 5, New Fairfield 2