Sports

Illegal Sticks Result In Unusual Girls’ Lacrosse Game Tie, Then Hawks Defeat Masuk

Published: April 24, 2019 at 12:53 pm
Ties in lacrosse are unusual enough — Newtown High School’s girls’ team hadn’t had one in more than a decade, if ever, before a 9-9 deadlock with visiting Pomperaug of Southbury on a damp April 11 night — but the way in which this game ended up a stalemate is all the more unusual.

Run4Hunger To Benefit FAITH Food Pantry On May 11

Published: April 23, 2019 at 03:19 pm
The second annual Run4Hunger-Newtown, benefiting FAITH Food Pantry, will take place on Saturday, May 11, on the campus of Fairfield Hills. The race starts at 8:30 am.

Softball Team Back To Winning Ways With 24-Run Outburst

Published: April 23, 2019 at 03:05 pm
Newtown High School’s softball team got back into the win column with an offensive outburst — two dozen runs to be exact — against visiting Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport on April 18. The Nighthawks swung heavy bats en route to a 24-2 triumph over the Cougars, putting the skids on a three-game losing streak.

Hawk Laxmen Pull Away Late In Victories

Published: April 17, 2019 at 12:43 pm
The way in which Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team started each of its last two games certainly played a role in the victories, but it was strong second-half play that sparked wins at Stepinac of New York on April 13 and home against Weston on April 16.

NHS Golf Teams Win Matches

Published: April 17, 2019 at 12:42 pm
Newtown High School's girls' golf team defeated Weston, and the NHS boys' golfer topped Bethel in matches this week.

Nighthawk Softball Team Looks To Shake Off Defeats As South-West Conference Games Begin

Published: April 17, 2019 at 12:41 pm
With South-West Conference play beginning this week, the first six games of the slate — including a pair against SWC rivals — only count in the state standings. Coach Joanna Closs views this the true start of the season.

Track And Field Team Defeats Three Schools In Season-Opening Meet

Published: April 17, 2019 at 12:39 pm
Newtown High School's girls' track and field team, on April 10, completed a meet that started the day before but was halted by lightning and rain. Newtown defeated Notre Dame-Fairfield 150-0, Weston 91-59, and Joel Barlow of Redding 112-35, at Blue & Gold Stadium.
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