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  • Power, Hebert Earn Athlete Of Year Accolades

    For their efforts, skill, and scoring prowess — along with their ability to play two sports — Bridget Power and Dan Hebert are this year’s Newtown Bee’s Athletes of the Year. Both athletes won championships during their careers, were captains, and...

  • Taylor Brady Earns Chase School’s Female Athlete Of Year Honors

    Taylor Brady has always been tremendously athletic; she entered into high school with the plan to play three sports. Little did she know that lacrosse would be one of them, and that it would turn out to be her best sport among the three — including soccer and basketball &md...

  • Future Stars Basketball

    Future Stars Basketball will hold a summer session at Newtown Youth Academy, August 5-9, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. The program is open to girls and boys ages 9-15. There will be shooting, skill building, and game play under the direction of former NBA player F...

  • Future Nighthawk Sluggers Flash The Leather And Swing The Lumber In Camps

    A couple years, or more, away from putting on the Newtown High School baseball uniform, up-and-coming sluggers and pitchers are getting tips from Newtown High Baseball Coach Matt Memoli, other members of the NHS coaching staff, and some of their players and former team members at...

  • Former NHS Baseball Players Bring Their Games To The Next Level

    Throughout the past three years, Newtown High School’s baseball program has been represented by 11 players who went on to play ball at the collegiate level. There were three players from the NHS class of 2010: Pitcher/outfielder John Fracker and pitc...

  • Kopcik Earns First Waterford Track Win

    He may not be quite old enough to drive on the road just yet, but Stephen Kopcik is certainly making a name for himself on the racetracks. Kopcik, 15, drives too fast for the road anyway; he averages around 80 miles an hour, and tops out at about 90 when he’s in a race....

  • Buccieri Keeps Piling Up Wins On The Motocross Tracks

    For 9-year-old Damian Buccieri, a bump in the road is a good thing. In fact, the more bumps — and the bigger they are, within reason, for that matter — the merrier. That’s because the Newtown resident is a motocross racer who loves to catch air.

  • Riley Wurtz Basketball Camp

    Riley Wurtz’s All-Star Basketball Camp, open to children ages 5-13, will take place July 8-12 from 9 am to 1 pm at Newtown High School. Wurtz is a former standout and state champion at Newtown High School. The camp will focus on developing core baske...

  • Go-Kart Driver Represents Family, Sandy Hook

    Sandy Hook resident Ryan Tani, 11, is driven. The third generation go-kart driver won’t let hair-raising speeds of 60 miles per hour, road rash inducing crashes or lack of racing budget raise a red flag on his racing career. Ryan has been able to avoid the pitfalls and obstacles with the help of his family and family friends, and is excelling this season at Oakland Valley Speedway in Cuddebackville, N.Y., where he currently sits at second place in the Junior Stock division.

  • Fire Company Golf Tournament Teeing Up

    Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue will host the 26th Annual George & Timothy Powell Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, July 15, at Whitney Farms Golf Course in Monroe. The tournament, a fundraiser for the fire company, will be an 18-hole siren start, rain or shine, with golf to begin promptly at 9 am. Openings are still available for players and sponsors.