• Girls’ Track Team Defeats New Fairfield And Masuk

    Newtown High School’s girls’ track and field team defeated host New Fairfield 119-31, and Masuk of Monroe 110-40, on April 28, to improve to 4-0 this spring. The Nighthawks also placed fifth at the O’Grady’s Relays in Danbury, on April 25. Top Newtown finishers from the meet in New Fairfield are as follows:

    4x800 Meter relay: 1. Erin Tressler, Emma Bayuk, Sarah Mawdsley, Jess Keller 10:18.3.

    4x100: Shay Fahey, Tolla, Makenna Cerney, Hailey Conrad 52.3.

  • Boys’ Tennis Team Follows Win Streak With Battles Against SWC’s Best

    It’s hard to say which block of matches is most significant for Newtown High School’s boys’ tennis team: A four-match winning streak that unfolded April 13–21, or back-to-back hard-fought setbacks to tough South-West Conference foes Weston and Pomperaug of Southbury, April 25 and 27, respectively.

  • Aces On The Courts: Girls’ Tennis Squad Has Winning Streak

    Newtown High School’s girls’ tennis team won four matches in five days to carry a 5-4 record into a scheduled visit to Bethel on April 30. The Nighthawks defeated host Weston 5-2 on April 25, edged host Pomperaug of Southbury 4-3 on April 27, got past visiting Bunnell of Stratford 4-3 the next day, then posted a 6-1 triumph over visiting Stratford on April 29. Results are as follows:


    Newtown 5, Weston 2

    1. Lauren Beier (N) def Sara Greisman 6-0, 6-0.

  • Training Day May 30 For LOF Adaptive Skiers; Registration Required By May 15

    The Sandy Hook-based LOF Adaptive Skiers will host its annual Adaptive Water Sports Training Day for volunteers on Saturday, May 30, from 8:30 am to 3 pm, at 90 Housatonic Drive on Lake Zoar. Individuals 16 years of age or older are welcome to join the event. 

  • NHS Sluggers Earn Wins

    Newtown High School’s baseball team blanked host Brookfield 3-0 on April 23, then doubled up visiting Bunnell of Stratford 4-2, at Fairfield Hills on April 27 before posting a 5-2 win at Immaculate of Danbury the next day.

    In the win at Brookfield, the Nighthawks scored all of their runs in the top of the seventh inning. They mustered only four hits; the Bobcats committed five errors. Nick Lotrecchiano had a hit and a run batted in, and Jaret DeVellis drove in a run.

  • Laxmen Topple Trojans After Battling Past Simsbury

    Clinging to a 4-2 lead as play began in the second half, Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team seized control and pulled away for a 10-3 win at South-West Conference rival Weston, on April 28.

    Goaltender Tommy Elliot made one of his eight saves moments into the third quarter to help the Nighthawks maintain their two-goal advantage, which the Hawks promptly built on.

    “He had some big saves for us today,” Newtown Coach Glenn Adams said.

  • Softball Team Earns Back-To-Back Shutouts

    Newtown High School’s softball team won three games this past week, defeating host Brookfield 5-3 on April 23, then earning a pair of 12-0, six-inning, run-rule triumphs. The Nighthawks blanked visiting Joel Barlow of Redding on April 25, in a makeup game which was halted by rain three days earlier. Newtown repeated the feat with a dozen runs in a win over Bunnell of Stratford, in another home contest, on April 27.

  • Boys’ Tennis Team Beats Barlow (Twice) And Brookfield; Golfers Rolling

    Newtown High School’s boys’ tennis team defeated host Joel Barlow of Redding 5-2 on April 15, then toppled visiting Brookfield 7-0 the next day. Newtown edged Barlow, 4-3 in a rematch, on April 21.

  • Girls’ Track And Field Squad Wins Two In Season-Opening Meet

    Newtown High School’s girls’ track and field team defeated host Pomperaug of Southbury 101-49, and Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport 150-0, on April 21.

    The season-opening meet was put on hold for an afternoon because of rain. Newtown’s top finishers are as follows:

    4x800 Meter Relay: 2. Erin Tressler, Emma Bayuk, Camryn Cicarelli, Jess Keller 10:16.7.

    4x100: 1. Shelby Tolla, Sarah Dowling, Makenna Cerney, Shay Fahey 53.1.

  • Girls’ Lacrosse Team Doubles Up Masuk, Showing Improvement

    It’s still early in the season, but Newtown High School’s somewhat new-look girls’ lacrosse team is beginning to resemble the same old dominant squad it has been for several years.