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1981 State Champs Will Celebrate In October



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Newtown High School’s 1981 state championship football team is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Newtown’s first state champion team will be recognized at halftime of the Friday, October 22, game against Cheshire at Blue & Gold Stadium, which kicks off at 7 pm.

In conjunction with Rich Guman, president of Newtown Football Association, the 1981 team is planning other events for October 22 and 23, with details to come later.

Organizers are asking all cheerleaders and players of the 1981 team to contact peterweaver@msn.com.

Members of the 1981 state champion Newtown High School football team will be recognized in October, including at the football game against Cheshire at Blue & Gold Stadium. Three players from that team are, from left, Kevin Booker, Peter Weaver, and Chris Medve. Booker was an All State wide receiver/defensive back, All Area, and All WCC Team selection. Weaver was a captain and All Area and WCC Offense and Defense selection. Medve served as captain and was an All Area pick.
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