Sports

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).

NHS Football Team Survives Full-Game Challenge To Blank Bobcats

Published: November 02, 2018 at 09:57 pm
Newtown High School’s football team was held to just one touchdown until the midpoint of the fourth quarter, its lead in jeopardy late in a visit to Brookfield on November 2. The zero Newtown’s defense hung doesn’t even tell the whole story of how dominant Newtown was opposite the ball either.

Changes Of Plans For Newtown Hikers

Published: November 02, 2018 at 02:55 pm
Due to a number of hike and destination changes this season for Newtown Hikers, hike coordinator Sally Cox has issued an updated schedule for the next few weeks.

State Tournament Seedings And Brackets Are Set

Published: November 02, 2018 at 01:13 pm
The state tournament brackets are set for girls’ and boys’ soccer, field hockey, and girls’ volleyball. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference announced the seedings and pairings for these sports on November 2.

Volleyball Squad Advances To Title Match

Published: November 01, 2018 at 11:14 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ volleyball team proved to be the only squad to defeat perennial powerhouse Joel Barlow of Redding during the regular season, and Barlow was the only team to hand the Nighthawks a loss in South-West Conference action this fall.

Soccer Champs! Nighthawks Capture Program’s First SWC Crown

Published: November 01, 2018 at 10:41 pm
After fending off a hard-working Pomperaug of Southbury squad for nearly ten minutes to begin the second half, Newtown High School’s girls’ soccer team got one of the November 1 championship game’s rare golden chances, and the Nighthawks capitalized.
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