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  • Quite An Upset – Hawks Skate Past Top-Seeded Amity

    WEST HAVEN – They may only the 17th seed among 18 Division II state tournament qualifiers, but members of Newtown High School’s hockey team certainly are showing they more than belong in the season-ending fight for a title. The Nighthawks, one day after outlasting No. 16 Conard of Wes...

  • NHS Not ‘Dunn’ Yet — Hawks Upset Crosby In First Round Of States

    WATERBURY — Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team overcame a six-point fourth-quarter deficit to shock the fourth-seeded Crosby High Bulldogs, 61-58 in the opening round of the Class LL state tournament on March 4. No. 29 Newtown, a...

  • Hockey Team Wins Tourney Opener

    Newtown High School’s hockey team outscored host Conard 8-6 in the qualifying round of the Division II state tournament on March 4. The game was played at Veterans Memorial Skating Rink in West Hartford. Conard was seeded 16th and Newtown 17th. Tyler...

  • NHS Gymnasts Fifth In State, Participate In Open

    SOUTHBURY — Newtown High School’s gymnastics team placed fifth in the Class L state championships at Pomperaug High on February 23. Southington, with 138.000 points, took first place, and Newtown scored 127.250. Newtown’s results are as follows:

  • Hawks Overcome Big Deficit, But Can’t Hold Lead

    HAMDEN — Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team fought back from an 11-point deficit to take a short-lived lead, but the Nighthawks ultimately fell to host Sacred Heart Academy, 57-52, in a clash between 13-7 teams in the opening round of the Class LL state tournament on February 26.

  • Nighthawk Cagers Battle Bunnell To The Finish Before Falling

    MONROE — In a battle between the underdogs and the undefeated Bulldogs, the upstart Newtown High School boys’ basketball team nearly pulled off an upset of Bunnell of Stratford in their South-West Conference Tournament quarterfinal round battle at Masuk High on Februa...

  • They’re In — Nighthawk Skaters Qualify For State Tourney

    Newtown High School’s hockey team, by virtue of back-to-back wins in mid-February, ensured that it will play on once the regular season comes to an end. The Nighthawks earned their seventh and eighth victories of the season to earn a spot in the upcoming Division II state t...

  • Nighthawks Compete In Track State Championships

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ indoor track teams competed in the Class LL and State Open championships at the Floyd Little Athletic Center, February 16 and 19, respectively. Jake Feinstein had runner-up finishes in the 3200 meter...

  • Crudo Runner Up As Grapplers Place 11th In Championships

    TRUMBULL — Newtown High School’s wrestling team placed 11 in the Class LL state championships, at Trumbull High School, February 15 and 16. The Nighthawks were led by 106-pound weight division grappler Luca Crudo who earned a second-place finish.

  • Grapplers Sound Off On Potential Cut Of Wrestling From Olympics

    Wrestling may soon lose some validity at a high level, and those involved in the sport locally recognize that there may be a trickledown effect. The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), on February 12, agreed on the 25 sports it will propose to the 125th ...