Newtown High School's girls' swimming and diving team competed in the Class LL State Championships in mid-November. Swimming events were held at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, on November 14.
Cheshire broke a 1-1 stalemate with just 34 seconds remaining. Newtown High had an answer, converting off a penalty corner with no time remaining to force overtime in a November 13 Class L State Tournament field hockey semifinals, at neutral site Watertown High.
The Aspetuck Valley Rugby Club will hold a clinic on Sunday, November 18, from 8:30 to 10 am. All ages and genders are welcome. After the clinic, AVRC will host a BBQ and touch rugby games organized by age groups.
Newtown High School's boys' soccer team, led by first-year coaches Charley Amblo and Justin Stevens, was selected by the Western Connecticut Soccer Officials Association as the winner of the Robert Stirling Sportsmanship Award.
A back-and-forth Class LL State Tournament second round battle between the host Newtown High School and Darien girls’ volleyball teams went to a fifth and deciding game before the visitors prevailed on November 8.
Not much separated the Newtown and Enfield high school field hockey teams in the Class L field hockey rankings. But it took a 130-mile round trip effort by the fifth-seeded Newtown Nighthawks to take on No. 4 Enfield in the tourney’s quarterfinals on November 9. The Hawks made it all worthwhile with a 3-2 victory, pushing them into the state semis.
Newtown High School’s football team whitewashed the host New Milford Green Wave 55-0 in the annual Boot Game, on a rainy November 9 night. It was a hat-trick of a team performance as the Nighthawks scored on offense, defense, and special teams.