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Cross Country Squads Begin Season

Published: September 13, 2018 at 01:31 pm

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Newtown High School's girls' and boys' cross country team began the season with a visit to Weston to take on the host Trojans, along with New Milford and Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport, on September 11.

The girls defeated Weston 20-39 and Kolbe 15-50, and fell 34-23 to New Milford.

Lu Hage was fifth in a time of 20:48 to lead Newtown. The Nighthawks had the seventh- through tenth-place finishers: Katie Kost 21:07, Emily Tressler 21:31, Courtney Henchcliffe 21:56, and Hallie Filan 22:00. Maddie Fetchick was 13th in 22:57, Gloria Rowley came in 14th in 22:58, Ella Hage was 18th in 23:44, and Julia Klein came in 20th in 24:01.

The boys defeated Weston 16-46 and Kolbe 15-50, and lost to New Milford by a 33-24 score.

Nick Jacobs was fourth in a time of 17:26 and Justin Halmose fifth in 17:51, Max Bloomquist was seventh in 18:04, and Jack Wojtowski ninth in 18:30. Finishing 11th and 12th were Derek Bobowick and Michael Arena with times of 18:51 and 18:52. Evan Hildenbrand was 14th in 19:07, William Tainter-Gilbert was 16th in 19:25, Max Hanson 18th in 19:31.

The Nighthawk teams host Stratford and Joel Barlow of Redding on the trails of Fairfield Hills, adjacent to Reed School, on Monday, September 17. The girls race at 4:30 pm with the boys competing at 5 o'clock.

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Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
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The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
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Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
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“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
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“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
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“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
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Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
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Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
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“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
33% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
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The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
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Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
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“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
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Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
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The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
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Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
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Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
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“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
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Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
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Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
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