Sports

Volleyball Team Eliminated By Blue Wave In Five Sets

Published: November 08, 2018 at 10:38 pm
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. No. 12 Darien, which was beaten not once but twice by the No. 5 Nighthawks during the regular campaign, overcame a two-games-to-one deficit to win 3-2 (25-21, 25-27, 21-25, 29-27, 15-11).

Football Game Time Changed To Beat The Rain — Again

Published: November 08, 2018 at 10:04 pm
For the second week in a row, area high school football games are being pushed up in an effort to beat the rain. Newtown High School’s gridders will visit New Milford, in the annual Boot Game, on Friday, November 9. Kickoff is set for 5 pm.

New York Jets Name Newtown High Football Leader Bobby Pattison Coach Of Week

Published: November 08, 2018 at 04:22 pm
The New York Jets named Newtown High School Football Coach Bobby Pattison last week's recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week award presented by Gatorade, Through Gatorade’s partnership, the monetary award to benefit the school’s

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary Gets Assist From Soccer Fundraiser

Published: November 08, 2018 at 04:17 pm
The Newtown boys’ Rec Plus soccer team organized an exhibition game and took on the Newtown High School junior varsity squad at Blue & Gold Stadium on October 20, in a fundraising event to benefit the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal

Field Hockey Team Blanks Hamden In State Playoff Opener

Published: November 07, 2018 at 09:16 pm
After a scoreless first half, there was no stopping Newtown High School in its Class L State Tournament first round game with visiting Hamden, at Blue & Gold Stadium, on November 7. The fifth-seeded Nighthawks erupted with a four-goal effort in the final 30 minutes and cruised to a 4-0 triumph over the No. 12 Green Dragons.

Girls' Booters Advance To State Quarterfinals

Published: November 07, 2018 at 06:01 pm
Newtown High School's girls' soccer team earned a trip to the Class LL state tournament quarterfinals. The eighth-seeded Nighthawks blanked No. 9 and visiting Amity of Woodbridge 1-0 at Blue & Gold Stadium, on November 7. A first-half cross by

Boys’ Booters Eliminated, But Not Before Overachieving Under New System

Published: November 07, 2018 at 12:18 pm
Newtown High School’s boys’ soccer team came into the campaign with a much different look, from the players on the field — a whopping 14 team members graduated last year — to the coaching staff. Playing under a completely different system, as implemented by Head Coach Charley Amblo and company, the Nighthawks were rebuilding from the bottom, starting from scratch in many ways.

Despite Valiant Effort, Nighthawk Spikers Beaten By Barlow In Championship Clash

Published: November 03, 2018 at 10:47 pm
For every diving dig, timely block, or booming kill Newtown High School’s girls’ volleyball team came up with, Joel Barlow’s lineup had an answer — and then some. The now seven-time South-West Conference champion and top-seeded Falcons got pushed hard by the second-seeded Nighthawks in the November 3 conference championship match, at neutral site Weston High, but the Falcons prevailed 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 21-25, 25-13).
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