• Dramatic Win For Boys’ Booters In Tourney Opener

    The second-seeded Newtown High School boys’ soccer team, following 100 minutes of scoreless soccer, including a pair of ten-minute overtimes, prevailed in a round of penalty kicks to defeat visiting and seventh-seeded Masuk of Monroe 1-0 (4-2 in PKs) in a thrilling South-West Conference Tournament quarterfinal round game under the lights at Blue & Gold Stadium on October 26.

  • Field Hockey Team Nearly Upsets Unbeaten Lauralton

    MILFORD — For much of its October 25 visit to top-seeded Lauralton Hall, it looked as if Newtown High School’s field hockey team was going to do something no other squad has managed to do this fall — defeat the Crusaders. The eighth-seeded Nighthawks, however, couldn’t hang onto a late 1-0 lead and fell 2-1 to the hosts in their South-West Conference Tournament quarterfinal round clash on a chilly late afternoon.

  • Kolbe Steals One From NHS Girls

    MILFORD — A late-game comeback effort by Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team to earn a win in the South-West Conference Tournament opener was stolen away by Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport on February 18.

    The fourth-seeded Cougars came up with two late-game steals, among their 16 in the contest, to fend off the No. 5 Nighthawks, 49-46, in a hard-fought SWC quarterfinal round clash at top seed Lauralton Hall’s gymnasium.