This was a good week for Newtown High School’s wrestling team. First, on January 3, Newtown went to Pomperaug of Southbury and defeated the Panthers 40-24. Then came participation in the East Haven Duals, two days later — the Nighthawks
Newtown High School's track and field teams competed in a South-West Conference developmental meet at Wesleyan University, in Middletown, on January 6. Ally McCarthy turned in of the many Nighthawk highlights by setting the school record in the 800 meter dash.
In addition to racking up goals on the ice, hoping they add up to wins and playoff success, Newtown High School's hockey team is looking to earn points through various challenges and tasks on and off the ice as part of the Blue & Gold Cup Challenge, this winter.
Newtown High School's boys' basketball team defeated visiting Daniel Hand of Madison 75-55 on January 2, in what was senior captain Shea Talbot’s last high school game before getting shoulder surgery. The Nighthawks improved to 6-0.
Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team carries a hot start to the campaign into the New Year. The Nighthawks jumped out to a sizable early lead, withstood a second-quarter Pomperaug of Southbury run, and pulled away for an 82-56 triumph in the Staples Holiday Tournament opener in Westport on December 27. Newtown won the tourney championship two days later with a 55-44 comeback victory over the hosts.
Led by Ayden Kasbarian’s 138-pound weight division championship, Newtown High School’s wrestling team placed fifth among 16 schools in the Ryan Sabbagh Holiday Tournament in Danbury on December 29. Danbury won the team title with 222 points; Newtown, with 93.5,