Girls’ Basketball Team Wins State Playoff Opener, Home Again Friday

Published: February 26, 2019 at 08:15 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team followed up its conference championship with a first-round Class LL State Tournament victory as the fifth-seeded Nighthawks defeated No. 28 Manchester 54-30, at home, on February 26.

Boys’ Cagers Battle Bulldogs Tough But Fall In SWC Quarters

Published: February 22, 2019 at 09:55 pm
Not surprisingly, Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team gave host Bunnell of Stratford all it could handle for the better part of their South-West Conference tournament quarterfinal contest, on February 22. Ultimately, Bunnell’s accurate 3-point shooting helped pave the way to a 65-52 win.

Conference Champs! Girls’ Basketball Team Captures Title

Published: February 21, 2019 at 10:26 pm
They say defense wins championships and – and that good things come to those who wait – and you won’t get an argument from members of the Newtown High School girls’ basketball team.

Boys’ Cagers Will Get Second Chance Against Bunnell Bulldogs In SWC Playoff Opener

Published: February 20, 2019 at 02:43 pm
Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team saw the host Bunnell Bulldogs of Stratford overcome a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter for a 78-75 regular-season finale victory on February 19. The good news for the Nighthawks is that they won three quarters and will get a second chance at taking care of business — with a lot more on the line.

Headed To The Title Game: Girls’ Basketball Team Avenges Loss To Kolbe, Wins In Semis

Published: February 18, 2019 at 09:20 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team defeated visiting Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport 44-26 in the South-West Conference tournament semifinals, on February 18.

Former Hawk, CFL’s Will Arndt Shares His Knowledge

Published: February 17, 2019 at 07:00 am
Will Arndt, former Newtown High School quarterback, went on to have a record-setting career at Western Connecticut State University and continues his career at the professional level — playing for Ottawa in the Canadian Football League. Arndt was back in town this winter, and along with teammate and former Detroit Lions player Noel Thomas, he hosted the Football Passing Academy at NYA Sports & Fitness.

Zeller Earns Heavyweight Title As Nighthawks Grapple In State Competition

Published: February 16, 2019 at 11:32 pm
Newtown High School’s wrestling team, led by Joe Zeller’s run the title in the heavyweight division, tied East Hartford for 12th in the Class LL state wrestling championships, at Trumbull High, on February 16.

Girls’ Basketball Team Advances To SWC Semis

Published: February 15, 2019 at 10:55 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team replicated a dominant performance against New Fairfield, defeating the Rebels — whom they trounced in the last game of the regular season — with an even more convincing triumph in the playoff opener.

March 2019


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