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Comedy Basketball Game November 23

Published: November 14, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Underwater Search & Rescue (NUSAR) Dream Team will take on the Harlem Superstars in a comedy basketball game at Newtown High School on Saturday, November 23. The tip-off is set for 7 pm.

Newtown High Swimmers, Divers Shine In States

Published: November 14, 2013 at 12:00 am
Members of Newtown High School's girls' swim team participated in the Class LL state championships this past week and came out with strong performances. The diving competition was held at Bulkeley High School in Hartford on November 6 and Newtown recorded three top-ten finishes among 28 finalist

Sandy Hook Run Earns National Award

Published: November 14, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Hartford Marathon Foundation's Sandy Hook Run for the Families was awarded "Best Amateur Single-Sport Event" by SportsTravel Magazine at the Travel, Events And Management in Sports (TEAMS) '13 Conference & Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah, last week.

Hawk Gridders Overcome Early Mistakes To Blank Stratford

Published: November 08, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's football team shook off some early mistakes to pull away for a 35-0 triumph over visiting Stratford at Blue & Gold Stadium on November 8. Jaret DeVellis scored two touchdowns, recovered a fumble, and recorded a quarterback sack to help the Nighthawks remain unbeaten at 9-0.

Memorable Year Ends For Girls' Soccer Team

Published: November 07, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' soccer team had its season come to a end in a 2-1 overtime loss to visiting Newington in the Class LL state tournament's first round at Blue & Gold Stadium on November 4. After leading 1-0 at the half, No. 16 Newtown gave up a goal in the second half and the game w

Hawk Spikers Suffer Second-Round Exit At Simsbury

Published: November 07, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' volleyball team saw its season come to an end in the second round of the Class LL state tournament on November 7. The tenth-seeded Nighthawks traveled to No. 7 Simsbury and the hosts prevailed 3-1 (25-22, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15) to advance to the quarterfinals.

Boys' Soccer Team Falls Short Despite Piling Up Chances

Published: November 07, 2013 at 12:00 am
A couple of great chances turned away by the opposing team's defense - one from right on the goal line - and a rebound goal by the Wreckers were the difference in the Newtown High School boys' soccer team's state tournament loss to visiting Staples of Westport on November 7.

Celebration Time! Fourth Graders Beat Shelton For Football Title

Published: November 07, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown's fourth grade football team defeated Shelton 13-7 to claim the Colonial League Orange Bowl championship this past week. The Nighthawks defeated New Milford 27-7 in playoff action the week before, to earn a berth in the title game.

Strong Season Ends For Field Hockey Team

Published: November 07, 2013 at 12:00 am
As tough as it was for the Newtown High School field hockey team to come up a goal short in the state playoff opener on November 4, the season - on the whole - can be looked at as a success for its coach and players. The Nighthawks saw their overall rewarding campaign come to an end in a 1-0 def

Nighthawk Swimmers Place Fifth In South-West Conference Finals

Published: November 06, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' swimming and diving team placed fifth among 13 schools to compete in the South-West Conference championships this past week. The diving competition took place on October 30 and the swim finals were held on November 2 - both at Masuk High School in Monroe
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