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  • 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.

  • Cross Country Squads Each Pick Up Two Wins, Prepare For Home Meet

    Newtown High School’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both defeated host Joel Barlow of Redding and Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport in races on September 30. The boys beat Barlow 21-40 and topped Kolbe 15-50.

    Kyle Mangold outkicked Barlow’s Ben Ruffing for his first career individual win as the Nighthawks improved to 7-3 this fall.

  • Hawk Runners Battle In New Milford

    Newtown High School’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed in regular season-ending meets at New Milford High School on October 8.

    The boys beat Oxford 15-50, edged Pomperaug of Southbury 26-30, and lost to New Milford 18-46 to finish the regular season with a record of 11-3. New Milford’s runners took eight of the top 11 spots so it quickly became about Newtown and Pomperaug.

  • Nighthawk Runners Compete In Meets

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ cross country teams competed in meets on the trails behind Reed School on October 1.

    The girls defeated Joel Barlow of Redding 24-33, Brookfield 16-45, and Stratford 15-50. The Nighthawks were led by the one-two finish of standouts Brianne Moulder and Hannah Schwartz, who completed the 3.1-mile course with times of 20:25 and 20:46. Kiera Elkow was sixth in 22:14.

  • Cross Country Teams Compete In Meets

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ cross country teams had strong showings in a pair of meets this past week. They competed in the 32nd Bethel Cross Country Invitational on September 21, then raced in South-West Conference action at Eisenhower Park in Milford on September 24. Results are as follows:

     

    Bethel Invite

  • Cross Country Teams Show Stamina And Depth To Sweep Competition

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ cross country teams both came away with a trio of wins in home races on September 17. Newtown’s runners came out on top against Bethel, Masuk of Monroe, and Notre Dame-Fairfield in a 5K race on the trails adjacent to Reed School.

    In the girls’ competition, Newtown bested Masuk and ND each by 15-50 scores, and topped Bethel 25-32 to improve to 5-1 this season.