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  • NHS Girls’ Lacrosse Team Seeks Improvement

    Maura Fletcher schedules tough out-of-conference games to challenge her Newtown High School girls’ lacrosse team, which, for the most part, has dominated the South-West Conference competition through the years. The coach of the eight-time SWC champio...

  • Newtown High Wrap Up

    Newtown High School’s softball, baseball, tennis, and golf recap from the week of April 17-23 is as follows:   Softball Team Returns From Disney The Nighthawk softba...

  • Track And Field Teams Compete

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ track and field teams competed in meets this week. The girls defeated all three opponents they faced in a competition at Joel Barlow in Redding on April 23, improving to 6-0 this spring, and the boys defeated two of three o...

  • Giants Visit NYA, Offer Pointers At Camp

    Members of the New York Giants football team came to Newtown Youth Academy (NYA) to visit with residents and offer pointers to up and coming grid iron battlers at the NYA/ American Youth Football (AYF) Spring Break Football Camp on April 18. The event was ...

  • It’s ‘Reely’ Fishing Season

    Opening Day for fishing season was on April 20. Fishermen (and fisherwomen) of all ages reeled in some fresh dinner (or tossed their catches back) at bodies of water throughout the state. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection expected to have 376,000 trout stocked...

  • Sandy Hook Mom’s Half-Marathon Run In NYC An "Overwhelming Experience"

    Catherine Galda recently ran the New York Half Marathon, her first road race since last spring, and the Sandy Hook mother of two young girls called it “a great, amazing, overwhelming experience.” The weekend enthusiast, a Sandy Hook resident and the mother of two girls, decided to run this year's 13.1-mile race to see how well her training has been going since a stress fracture sidelined her in October. She finished within her self-imposed time limit and also raised a few thousand dollars for one of the local funds established following 12/14.

  • Gibbons Records 100th Hit As Softball Team Wins Third Straight

    Jess Gibbons had quite a milestone accomplishment on April 10. Gibbons joined Kate Bowen in the 100 hits category. She collected her sixth base hit of the season, and 100th of her career, and later added another hit in the Newtown High School softball team...

  • Young Nighthawk Laxmen Battle Through Early-Season Growing Pains, Topple Weston

    Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team has certainly had some bright spots in the early stages of the campaign: A season-opening 13-3 triumph over Pomperaug of Southbury, overcoming a four-goal deficit to nearly shock the New Fairfield Rebels, and a victory at West...

  • Run Newtown 5K At Ohio’s Miami University To Support NICE

    Newtown High School 2010 graduate Samantha Kent knew the weekend after the events of 12/14 that she wanted to create a community run on her current campus, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, that would help support Newtown students’ futures. “I wa...

  • Newtown High School Wrap Up

    Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse, baseball, tennis, and golf team results from the week of April 10-16:   Lacrosse Team Splits The girls’ lacrosse t...