• NHS Volleyball Team Goes Into SWC Tourney On High Note

    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.

  • Girls’ Soccer Team Heads Into Postseason Hoping Layoff Proves Beneficial

    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.

  • Boys’ Soccer Team On Long Unbeaten Streak, But Guarded Going Into Playoffs

    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.

  • SWC Tournament Pairings And Schedules Announced

    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.

  • Boys' Soccer Game Moved To Back Field

    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.

  • Boardman Inducted Into Eastern Connecticut State University Hall Of Fame

    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.

  • Free Intro To Youth Wrestling Clinic

    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.

  • Girls’ Soccer Team Receives NSCAA High School Team Academic Award

    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.

  • Unbeaten Football Team Blanks Barlow

    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.

  • Soccer Teams Tie Bethel As They Gear Up For Playoffs

    Update: The boys' soccer game on October 26 has been moved from Blue & Gold Stadium to the back practice field at Newtown High School.