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  • Nighthawks Race, Jump, And Throw Among Best In Conference

    BETHEL — Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ track and field teams competed in the South-West Conference championships at Bethel High School on May 20. Jake Feinstein won the 3200 meter race, and was second in the 1600, helping t...

  • Patriots Practice With Youth Grid Iron Enthusiasts

    Many talented athletes have taken snaps, made catches, and tackled opponents on the field at Blue & Gold Stadium at Newtown High School. Now, members of the New England Patriots top that list. Current and past players from the Patriots’ organizat...

  • Boys’ Tennis Team Edged By Weston For Championship

    Newtown High School’s boys’ tennis team nearly shocked the host Weston Trojans in the May 20 South-West Conference championship match. The second-seeded Nighthawks fell 4-3 to the No. 1 Trojans in a match that left the Nighthawks feeling proud yet frustrated at the sa...

  • Back To Back! — Girls’ Tennis Team Wins Another SWC Title

    They’re the champions once again. Newtown High School’s girls’ tennis team outlasted visiting Joel Barlow 4-0 in the South-West Conference championship match on May 20 for their second SWC title in as many years. “It feels great. It...

  • CT Trails Day Offer For Newtown Bicyclists

    The Farmington Valley Trails Council will hold its 16th annual Trails-in-Motion bicycle tour event on Saturday, June 1, in conjunction with National Trails Day. The event helps to promote public awareness of the rails-to-trails initiative in the Farmington Valley Valley, attracting new and existing fans of the multi-use trail system. Newtown residents are invited to participate free of charge this year.

  • Tennis Teams Advance To Championships

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ tennis teams moved on to compete in the South-West Conference championships with semifinal-round victories — the top-seeded girls over No. 4 Weston on May 15 and the second-seeded boys over No. 3 Joel Barlow of Reddin...

  • Softball Team Gets Back On Winning Track, Falls In Playoff Preview

    BETHEL — Newtown High School’s softball team has found its offensive groove after consecutive setbacks at the hands of two of the South-West Conference’s top teams interrupted the Nighthawk’s winning ways. The Nighthawks outscored v...

  • Hawks Shake Off Close Setbacks With Thrilling One-Goal Win

    After being on the short end of a trio of hard-fought, one-goal games, Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse team finally got to celebrate the outcome of a nail-biting contest. The Nighthawks edged host Simsbury 11-10 on May 11, only two days after a 17-16 setback to ...

  • High School Track Teams Earn Wins

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ track and field teams competed in meets at Blue & Gold Stadium this week — the girls on May 14 and the boys the day before. Team scores and Newtown results from the meets are as follows: &n...

  • Nighthawk Laxmen Continue Strong Play As Playoffs Approach

    A common saying in sports — it’s not how you start, but how you finish that matters most — pertains to the Newtown High School boys’ lacrosse team which, after a 3-5 beginning to the campaign, won six of seven games heading into the season-finale against X...