Sports

Preparation For Postseason: Hawk Laxmen Hope To Gain From Losses To Tough Opponents

Published: May 03, 2019 at 08:00 am
Sure, the 19-2 win over South-West Conference opponent Immaculate of Danbury on April 25 is impressive and bolsters Newtown High School’s postseason standing, but losses to tough nonconference foes Guilford and Glastonbury in the following pair of contests stand to be more meaningful for the boys’ lacrosse team.

Lacrosse Team To Hold May 4 Fundraiser In Support Of Girl Fighting Brain Cancer

Published: May 02, 2019 at 12:38 pm
On Saturday, May 4, Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team will hold a fundraiser in support of Connecticut referee Lew Socci, whose 12-year-old daughter, Mary, is bravely battling brain cancer. The Nighthawks will take on New Fairfield at Blue & Gold Stadium at 7 pm.

Girls’ Lacrosse Team Posts Convincing Victories, Readies For Tough Matchups

Published: May 02, 2019 at 12:35 pm
Although the South-West Conference competition, on the whole, has improved significantly in recent years, Newtown High School’s girls’ lacrosse team continues to dominate in some of its matchups. The Nighthawks had a 17-2 triumph at Immaculate of Danbury on April 25 and toppled visiting Bunnell of Stratford 14-4, at Blue & Gold Stadium on April 29 to improve to 8-1-1 overall.

Tennis Teams Compete

Published: May 02, 2019 at 12:34 pm
Newtown High School's girls' tennis team extended its winning streak to six in a row. Newtown beat New Fairfield, New Milford, and Notre Dame-Fairfield each by 6-1 scores April 23, 24, and 25. The Nighthawks went on the road and blanked Immaculate of Danbury 7-0 on April 29.

Softball Team Tops Strong SWC Foes, Highlighted By Walk-Off Against Notre Dame

Published: May 01, 2019 at 02:48 pm
Newtown High School’s softball team had a pair of rewarding victories over challenging South-West Conference foes this past week. The Nighthawks came from behind for a 2-1 walk-off win over visiting Notre Dame-Fairfield under the lights at Treadwell Park on April 29.

Volleyball Team Continues Momentum With Thriller Over Masuk

Published: May 01, 2019 at 02:47 pm
Newtown High School’s boys’ volleyball team hasn’t had many challenges during its unbeaten start to the spring; the Nighthawks generally make quick work of their opponent, and won nine of their first 11 matches by 3-0 scores.

Cory Benson Ninth In Division At Boston Marathon As Six Newtown Runners Complete Course

Published: April 26, 2019 at 08:00 am
Highlighted by a fast finish from Cory Benson, who was ninth in the 60-64 age group, Newtown/Sandy Hook had quite an impressive showing in the Boston Marathon on April 15. Benson completed the annual race in 3:22.31.
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