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  • Football Team Beats Bethel, Remains Unbeaten

    BETHEL — Newtown High School’s football team visited South-West Conference rival Bethel on October 10 and pulled away for a 27-7 victory to remain perfect at 5-0. The Wildcats fell to 3-2.

    Newtown led 6-0 after one quarter of play and slowly pulled away, going up 20-7 at halftime and putting the game away with its final touchdown, in the third quarter.

  • Cross Country Squads On Paths To Postseason Success

    Runners make their way through the Fairfield Hills trails during Newtown's home meet on October 7. Pictured are, from left: Joel Duval, Kyle Mangold, Joshua Bent, and David Csordas.

  • Free Intro To Wrestling Clinic Sunday, October 12

    Newtown Youth Wrestling Association is holding its second free Introduction to Youth Wrestling clinic at NYA Sports & Fitness, 4 Primrose Street, on Sunday October 12 from 10:30 to 11:45 am — no need to sign up, just show up.

    For more information, e-mail NewtownWrestling@gmail.com.

  • Hawk Swimmers Perform Well In Setback To Pomperaug, Defeat Stratford

    Newtown High School’s girls’ swimming and diving team, after a 6-0 start, suffered a 101-85 loss at unbeaten Pomperaug of Southbury on October 2. The Nighthawks rebounded with a 92-81 victory over visiting Stratford on October 7.

    Newtown Coach Zach Gauvin noted that his team had plenty to be pleased with in the meet with Pomperaug.

  • Even Playing Field For Girls’ Booters In South-West Conference

    Julia Sughrue (No. 23) goes for the ball along the sideline during Newtown's tie with Pomperaug on October 3. The 2-2 draw was Newtown's fifth deadlock of the campaign.

  • Points Needed — Boys’ Soccer Team Clinging To Playoff Hopes

    After a tough 2-1 loss to visiting Masuk of Monroe at Blue & Gold Stadium on October 6, Newtown High School’s boys’ soccer team members listened to their coach talk about the importance of earning wins in upcoming games.

    “If we do not collect points we will not make the SWC tournament,” he told them.

  • Field Hockey Team Topples Masuk, Falls To Bethel

    A two-game losing streak was snapped by the Newtown High School field hockey team at Blue & Gold Stadium on October 1. The girls faced off against Masuk of Monroe and came away with a 7-0 win to improve to 5-4 overall. Newtown had beaten Masuk 3-1 earlier in the season, and had a much easier time in the rematch behind the scoring of a variety of players.

  • Volleyball Team Tops Weston For Biggest Win Of Season

    Newtown High School’s girls’ volleyball team earned its biggest win of the campaign, a 3-1 (18-25, 25-14, 25-19, 25-17) triumph over Weston, at home on October 6.

  • Hawk Gridders Survive Tough Test From Barlow, Prepare For More Formidable Foes

    Challenged deep into the game for the first time this campaign, Newtown High School’s football team overcame a tough Joel Barlow of Redding squad to earn a 34-14 win at Blue & Gold Stadium on October 2. Newtown improved to 4-0 and the Falcons fell to 2-2 overall.

  • Girls’ Booters Get Win And Quality Ties

    Sure, the Nighthawks didn’t win, but they put in quite an effort and were fairly pleased with earning a scoreless tie with visiting Weston in the first game of a Newtown High School soccer doubleheader at Blue & Gold Stadium on September 27 (the boys’ squad followed with a 1-1 tie against Weston in the nightcap).

    “We were happy about the tie because they’re a good team — we know they’ve played well so far,” senior captain Brenna Kelly said. “We had some good effort.”