- Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:15 pm
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.
- Monday, May 18, 2015 at 10:20 pm
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.
- Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:45 pm
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 SuccessFriday, May 15, 2015 at 1:50 pm
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.
- Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 12:50 pm
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
- Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 12:45 pm
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.
- Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 12:31 pm
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:
Newtown 5, New Fairfield 2
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:05 pm
Seven of Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team’s first 12 games were decided by just one goal, and a contest with nonconference team Norwalk on May 12 looked to be headed to yet another nail-biting finish. The game was even, 3-3, at halftime, but the Nighthawks turned it on in the second half and pulled away for a 13-4 triumph under the lights at Blue & Gold Stadium.
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ track and field team stayed unbeaten with a trio of wins in a meet at Weston on May 12, and the boys defeated two of three opponents in a visit to Stratford the day before.
Girls Win Three
The Nighthawk girls defeated Stratford 138.5 to 11.5, Immaculate of Danbury 133-17, and Weston 98.5 to 51.5. Top Newtown finishers are as follows:
- Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:45 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse team overcame an 8-3 deficit to shock host Bethel 11-10, on May 12 and, in doing so, hope they’ve started on a path of recovering from a 3-8 start to the campaign to qualify for the conference playoffs.
The Nighthawks now own a one-win edge and a tiebreaker advantage on Bethel as they battle to qualify for the six-team South-West Conference tournament.
Julia Shugrue scored five goals, Brianna Sclafani netted three, and Charli Condon, Nevan Gattey, and Lauren Carrino also hit the back of the net for the Nighthawks.