Sports

Different Circumstances, Same Result: Halmose Retains Run For Hunger Crown

Published: May 11, 2019 at 11:13 am
Last year at this time, Justin Halmose ran his first 5K. And he won. Fast forward 365 days (plus a week) and several races later, and Halmose again came out on top in the Run4Hunger 5K to benefit the FAITH Food Pantry, hosted by Knights of Columbus, St Virgilius Council 185, at Fairfield Hills. The second annual race took place on a chilly, low 50s but windy, May 11 morning.

Anything You Can Do I Can Do … The Same: NHS Pitchers Dominate, String Together Shutouts

Published: May 10, 2019 at 08:00 am
A lot of pieces have come together for Newtown High School’s baseball team to have the season it has thus far, — the Nighthawks are the only remaining team unbeaten in the South-West Conference, with just a handful of regular-season games to play — but the Hawks look to have as a good a chance (if not better) than anybody to win the South-West Conference because of the piece that is pitching.

Girls’ Lacrosse Team Competes In Tough Nonconference Tilts, Crushes ND

Published: May 09, 2019 at 01:06 pm
Looking to bolster its playoff readiness, Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse team took on a pair of tough nonconference teams this past week. The Nighthawks saw their six-game unbeaten streak end in a hard-fought 12-10 setback at FCIAC foe Ridgefield on May 2.

Brestovansky Tops, NHS Team Second In Woodland Invitational

Published: May 09, 2019 at 01:05 pm
Newtown High School's boys' golf team, led by David Brestovansky's first-place score of 78, Newtown High School's boys' golf team placed second among 16 teams in this past weekend's Woodland Invitational. NHS shot 366, and Joel Barlow of Redding carded a 364 for the top score.

Softball Team Heads Into Stretch Run Vying For First-Round Home Field Advantage

Published: May 07, 2019 at 04:05 pm
Winners of four of five contests heading into the middle of this week — and thanks to owning tiebreakers over teams with similar records — the Newtown High School softball team appears poised to earn a first-round South-West Conference tournament home game. The Nighthawks will need to finish among the top four in the SWC to open the postseason on their familiar diamond.

Baseball Team Continues Win Streak With Shutouts

Published: May 07, 2019 at 04:05 pm
Newtown High School’s baseball team extended its winning streak to 11 games, highlighted by three consecutive shutouts. One trend spilled over into the next, beginning with the team’s fourth consecutive nine-run performance, a 9-0 blanking of Notre Dame-Fairfield on April 29.
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