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  • ‘College GameDay’ Comes To Town

    In an event to benefit the Jessica Rekos Memorial Fund, the stars of ESPN’s College GameDay will be at Newtown High School on Saturday, March 30, from 10 am to 12:30 pm Jessica was one of the victims of 12/14. One of her passions was learnin...

  • Hawk Gridders Show Strength In Weight-Lifting Competition

    If the Newtown High School football team’s early showing of success in offseason workout efforts is a precursor for what’s to come in the fall, the Nighthawks stand to be one of the stronger teams — literally — in the South-West Conference.

  • Thoughtful Community Selected For Sportsman Honors

    Given to someone who has had a significant impact on Newtown athletics for years, the Newtown Bee’s Harmon Award For Sportsman of the Year — this time around — goes to not just one person but, rather, the many people and organizations that have reached out to as...

  • Rah, Rah! … NHS Cheer Squad Second In State

    Newtown High School’s cheerleading squad placed second among 21 Class LL teams in the state championships at New Haven’s Floyd Little Athletic center on March 9. This marks the highest the Nighthawks have placed in the state finals. Newtown scored 170.2 points; champi...

  • Newtown Scholarship Association's Annual Golf Fundraiser To Honor First Selectman This Year

    Newtown Scholarship Association’s 21st Annual Jack Friel Memorial Golf Scramble will honor First Selectman and longtime Newtown resident Patricia Llodra. The scramble will take place on Monday, June 17, at Rock Ridge Country Club and Newtown Country Club.

  • Newtown Residents: Special NSC Red Bulls Soccer Game Offer

    New York Red Bulls, in conjunction with Newtown Soccer Club and Newtown Youth Academy, are sponsoring a free soccer event for Newtown residents this weekend.

  • Playoff Run Ends For NHS Skaters

    MILFORD – Penalties were a difference-maker as a tough North Branford team put an end to the Newtown High School hockey team’s playoff run. The Division II state tournament’s ninth-seeded Thunderbirds skated to a 5-1 win over the No. 17 Nighthawks in the quarterfinal round at Milford Ice Pavilion on March 9. Newtown scored first, when Evan Isaacs broke a scoreless deadlock with a power play goal in the second period, but the Thunderbirds reeled off the next five goals – three of which came with the man advantage.

  • Season Ends For NHS Boys’ Cagers

    STAMFORD — Coming off a remarkable upset victory at fourth-seeded Crosby of Waterbury in the first round of the Class LL state tournament, the No. 29 seed Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team couldn’t overcome No. 13 Westhill in the second round. Th...

  • 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...