Boys’ Basketball Team Comes Back To Nip Capital Prep In OT Thriller

Published: March 05, 2019 at 10:06 pm
Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team erased an 11-point deficit in the second half to edge visiting Capital Prep of Hartford 54-53 in overtime of the Division III state tournament’s first round, on March 5.

Nighthawk Hockey Team Takes Care Of Unfinished Business In State Playoff Win Over Wilton

Published: March 05, 2019 at 12:44 pm
The Newtown and Wilton high school boys’ hockey teams were not able to settle anything through 45 minutes of regulation and an eight-minute overtime in their regular-season meeting — a 3-3 tie back in early January. But Newtown took all of 1:46 to take the lead for good on the way to taking care of unfinished business in a convincing manner with a 7-2 triumph in their rematch.

Cheer Squad Second In State Championships

Published: March 03, 2019 at 04:24 pm
In an impressive postseason follow-up to their South-West Conference championship Newtown High School’s cheerleading team placed second in the state championship competition, at Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven, on March 3.

Nighthawk Swim Team Wins Five Races In SWC Championships

Published: March 01, 2019 at 11:25 pm
Led by a pair of winning relays and trio of individual champions, Newtown High School’s boys’ swimming and diving team finished fifth in the South-West Conference championships, which culminated with the swimming events at Masuk High in Monroe on March 1.

Girls’ Cagers Beat Wethersfield, Advance To State Quarterfinals

Published: March 01, 2019 at 10:19 pm
Each time visiting Wethersfield made a run or hit a big shot Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team had an answer in their Class LL State Tournament second-round matchup on March 1. The Nighthawks came away with a 51-41 victory to earn a spot in the quarterfinals.

Playoff Update: Basketball Teams Host, Swimmers At Masuk, Hockey Rematch With Wilton, Saturday Events Postponed

Published: March 01, 2019 at 01:14 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ basketball teams continue postseason action with state playoff games on their home court. The boys' swim team gets ready for the conference championship, the hockey team will have a rematch with Wilton, and Saturday competitions have been postponed.

AC Connecticut Basketball Coming To Newtown

Published: February 27, 2019 at 09:14 am
A new basketball-playing option is coming to Newtown just in time for this season’s March Madness. AC Connecticut Basketball, led by Director Donnell Harvey, will be run out of NYA Sports & Fitness. AC Connecticut Basketball will include Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) teams, skills camps/ clinics, leagues, and more. The newly-formed AAU program will field teams U10 to U17, boys and girls, and offer children of various age groups the opportunity to compete in regional and state level tournaments.

March 2019


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