- Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 11:25 am
In its final meet of the regular season, Newtown High School’s girls’ swimming and diving team defeated host Masuk of Monroe, 92-83, on October 27. The Nighthawks, who were coming off a 96-83 loss at Brookfield, on October 23, finish the year with a 7-3 record. Now, they’ll prepare for the postseason, which begins with South-West Conference championship action in early November.
Newtown Coach Zach Gauvin said his team swam well against a tough Brookfield team, which posted an 8-2 mark.
- Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 10:55 am
With the postseason drawing closer, Newtown High School’s girls’ swim team members’ times are not dropping like they were early on in the season, but for good reason: Fatigue.
“We’ve been doing the hardest work of the season, by far, this week,” Coach Zach Gauvin said after his team earned an 86-74 road win over Stratford, exhibitioning the final four events after securing the team win, on October 9.
- Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 1:35 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ swimming and diving team defeated host New Fairfield 101-80, on October 2, and the Nighthawks fell 92-89 to the visiting Pomperaug Panthers of Southbury on October 6.
Newtown’s top results from each event in the New Fairfield meet are as follows:
200 yard medley relay: 1. Meg Olszewski, Maddie Carter, Casey Klein, and Mary Hufziger 2:02.32.
200 freestyle: 2. Bridget Duero, 2:01.48. 3. Kristina Goeree 2:20.94.
- Monday, March 9, 2015 at 2:45 pm
Personal best times up and down the Newtown High School boys’ swim team’s lineup not only helped the Nighthawks to a fourth-place finish in the March 6 South-West Conference championships at Masuk High in Monroe, but also gave Coach Zach Gauvin plenty of positive signs and, thus, things to say about his team as the competitors head into the state finals.
- Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Newtown High School’s boys’ swimming and diving team defeated Joel Barlow of Redding 95-70 on Senior Night, February 18. The team is now gearing up — really tapering and shaving — for the start of the postseason.
The South-West Conference championships are scheduled to take place after a bit of a layoff, with the diving competition March 4 at New Fairfield High, and the swimming events two days later at Masuk High in Monroe; both portions of the championship will begin at 6 pm.
- Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Newtown High School’s girls’ swimming and diving team concluded the regular season with a 94-81 win over visiting Masuk of Monroe on October 21. Newtown finished the campaign with 9-1 mark as the team gets ready for the South-West Conference championships; the diving competition will take place at Pomperaug High School in Southbury at 5:30 pm on October 29, and the swim events will unfold at Masuk High at 1 pm on November 1.
- Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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.
- Friday, September 19, 2014
Newtown High School’s girls’ swimming and diving team earned a thrilling 97-89 win over visiting Weston, the defending Class S state and South-West Conference champions, on September 19. The victory gave the Nighthawks a 4-0 start to the campaign.
- Thursday, September 18, 2014
A 3-0 start is pretty nice, especially when you’ve knocked off perennial powerhouse Brookfield in the process.
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
Newtown High School’s boys’ swimming and diving team concluded the regular campaign with three straight victories to finish the year with a 7-3 mark as it gets ready for the South-West Conference championships.
The Nighthawks, after defeating New Fairfield 94-86 on February 11, topped Joel Barlow of Redding 92-82 on February 20, then beat the Stratford-Bunnell co-op 93-73 on Senior Night, February 25.
Results from the win over Stratford-Bunnell are as follows: