- Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 9:27 am
Newtown High School’s girls’ volleyball team ended the regular season with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-14) win over visiting Bunnell of Stratford, on Senior Night, October 27.
- Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 4:45 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ soccer team, coming off a season-ending 3-3 tie on the road with Bethel on October 22, will enter into the postseason following a long, nine-day layoff. And the Nighthawks are hopeful that the rest and wait will help and not hinder as the sixth-seeded Hawks visit No. 3 Weston in the South-West Conference tournament quarterfinals on Saturday, October 31, beginning at 2 pm.
- Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm
Unbeaten in 11 straight games to close out the regular season, Newtown High School’s boys’ soccer team certainly couldn’t ask for much more momentum heading into the postseason, but the Nighthawks are doing anything but getting caught up in their own winning ways.
“We’re not that team — we know who we are. We’re just going out and playing hard every game,” Newtown Coach Brian Neumeyer said.
- Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 1:10 pm
Update: This story has been updated to reflect the correct game times and locations, including announcements made after the information was originally posted.
South-West Conference tournament action begins for boys’ and girls’ soccer, field hockey, and volleyball this Friday and Saturday, October 30 and 31, and Monday, November 2. Newtown High School has representatives in each sport, two of which will host first-round games, with the other two going on the road.
- Monday, October 26, 2015 at 3:45 pm
Newtown High School's boys' soccer team's game against Joel Barlow of Redding today, October 26, has been moved to the back practice field at NHS. It was originally scheduled to take place at Blue & Gold Stadium. Game time remains the same: 3:45 pm.
- Monday, October 26, 2015 at 9:35 am
Newtown native Laura (Oberstadt) Boardman, a four-year, two-sport athlete at Eastern Connecticut State University, who was named to eight regional all-star teams and helped her teams to seven postseason tournament appearances, has been selected for induction into the E-Club Athletic Hall of Fame.
- Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm
The Newtown Youth Wrestling Association will hold a free Introduction to Youth Wrestling clinic for students in grades 6-8, on Monday, October 26, from 6:30 to 8:15 pm.
It will take place in the B Gym at Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen Street.
- Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:12 pm
The Newtown High School girls’ soccer team was recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) with the 2014-15 High School Team Academic Award.
- Friday, October 23, 2015 at 9:20 pm
Newtown High School’s football team improved to 6-0 with a 41-0 blanking of host Joel Barlow of Redding, on October 23; the Falcons fell to 1-5.
The Nighthawks scored in a variety of ways to pull ahead 35-0 at halftime before coasting to victory. Quarterback Justin Dunn threw a touchdown pass to Ben Mason from 16 yards out, Jared Pearson found the end zone on a four-yard rush, and Ethan Carpenter earned pay dirt on a 61-yard punt return as Newtown built a 21-0 lead through one quarter of play.
- Friday, October 23, 2015 at 12:15 pm
Update: The boys' soccer game on October 26 has been moved from Blue & Gold Stadium to the back practice field at Newtown High School.