Sports

Baseball Is For Girls, Too: Tess Davenport Hopes Other Hardball Enthusiasts Follow Her Overhand Pitching Path

Published: June 15, 2019 at 07:00 am
The game of balls and strikes, America’s Pastime, has predominately been a boys’ and man’s game. But while the underhand pitch game of softball is the route most girls take for competition, there are some who prefer throwing fastballs overhand style.

Faster, Family-Friendly Layout Planned for 10th Anniversary Turkey Trot

Published: June 15, 2019 at 07:00 am
The CH Booth Library’s 10th Anniversary Turkey Trot Celebration Committee has announced a new layout for this year’s racecourse. The milestone event will take place on Thanksgiving morning, November 28.

Nighthawks Summer Baseball Camp

Published: June 13, 2019 at 03:32 pm
The Nighthawks Summer Baseball Camp, led by Ian Thoesen, coach of the Newtown High School baseball team, and other instructors, has several sessions in June, July, and August.

Nighthawk Football Camp June 18-21

Published: June 13, 2019 at 03:29 pm
Bobby Pattison, coach of the Newtown High School football team, invites youth football players who will enter into grades 2-8 in the fall, to attend the Second Annual Nighthawk Football Camp.

Tennis Open Weekend Of June 22 And 23

Published: June 10, 2019 at 01:07 pm
The Newtown Open tennis tournament will be held the weekend of June 22 and 23, at Dickinson Park check-in and main site) as well as Treadwell Park and Newtown High School.

Runners Go Cross Country In Challenging, Hilly Holcombe Hill 5K

Published: June 10, 2019 at 12:20 pm
They zig-zagged back and forth along the trails, up and down the hilly Holcombe Hill Wildlife Preserve property at 65 Great Hill Road, on June 9. Competitors — 47 in total — put their endurance and off-road running capabilities to the test in the Holcombe Hill 5K.

Volleyball Team’s Unbeaten Ways Finally Derailed By Darien In State Semis

Published: June 05, 2019 at 12:31 pm
What a run it was for Newtown High School’s boys’ volleyball team. Undefeated in the regular season, the Nighthawks looked to follow up their second consecutive SWC championship with a state banner. Newtown’s hopes were dashed by Darien.

Still Time To Scramble To Sign Up For NSA Golf Fundraiser

Published: June 04, 2019 at 02:30 pm
The Newtown Scholarship Association Inc (NSA) invites the public to join them for the 27th Annual Jack Friel Memorial Golf Scramble, Monday, June 17, at Newtown Country Club and Rock Ridge Country Club.

Track And Field Squads Compete In State Championship Meets

Published: June 04, 2019 at 01:31 pm
Newtown High School's girls' and boys' track and field teams competed in the Class LL state championships and State Open at Willow Brook Park in New Britain this week.
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