Sports

Hoyt Leads Record Crowd At Annual Road Race

Published: August 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Kevin Hoyt led a course record number of participants to claim top honors at the 8th Annual Newtown Road Race on a humid August 31 morning. The 5K race, which started and finished at Dickinson Park, featured 687 registered runners, according to Steve Meeker, director of the 5K an...

Golf Outing To Benefit Possible Memorial

Published: August 29, 2013 at 12:00 am
Shemin, The Landscape Supply Company will hold the 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic, set for 9 am on Tuesday, September 10, at the River Oaks course in Sherman. Money will be raised with the objective of it going toward a potential permanent Sandy Hook memo...

Calandro, Feinstein Soar To New Heights, Go The Extra Mile

Published: August 29, 2013 at 12:00 am
Jenna Calandro and Jake Feinstein are two very different yet, in many ways, similar athletes. Both are track and field standouts — Calandro a pole vaulter and Feinstein a distance runner. Calandro is starting her senior year at Newtown High School, and Feinstein is about to...

Local Attorney Represents Newtown, USA At 2013 World Maccabiah Games In Israel

Published: August 22, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown attorney and world class cyclist Monte Frank will never forget the day he received notice that he would be representing the US at the 2013 World Maccabiah Games in Israel. It was December 14, 2012. Reeling from the shock and horror of what occurred in his home town on that fateful day, Mr F

Hall Of Fame, Bat Factory Bring Baseball Fans Back In Time And Behind Scenes

Published: August 21, 2013 at 12:00 am
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — From late-1800s fingerless gloves and Babe Ruth’s plaque to exhibits containing facts about everyone’s favorite teams and ballparks, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum offers fans of America’s pastime a trip down memory lane ...

Rotary Club's Golf Classic On September 9

Published: August 21, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Rotary Club will hold its annual Jim Osborne Memorial Golf Classic on September 9 at Tashua Knolls Golf Club in Trumbull. The Golf Classic includes the round of golf plus lunch, cocktails and dinner, followed by an auction and raffle. The cost ...

Youth Travel Basketball Informational Nights And Registration

Published: August 21, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Youth Basketball Association will hold travel basketball informational nights for girls on Tuesday, September 3 and boys on Wednesday, September 4. Both meetings will be held at 7:30 pm in the Newtown Middle School cafeteria (enter via the main entrance on the side of...

Newtown Road Race Set For August 31

Published: August 21, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Annual Newtown Road Race 5K and Kids Run, presented by Nike, will take place at Dickinson Park at 9 am on Saturday, August 31. Benefiting Newtown Youth and Family Services, this race draws 500-600 runners plus another 200 children in the fun run ...

Fireside Denies Black Swan In Close Title Game

Published: August 21, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Fireside-sponsored Newtown Women’s Softball League team defeated Black Swan 6-5 in the Ruth Rowe Memorial Championship Game at Treadwell Park on August 16. This was a rematch of last year’s pinnacle game, also won by Fireside, which has claimed four consecutive le...

NHS Fall Sports Tryouts

Published: August 21, 2013 at 12:00 am
Tryouts for most Newtown High School fall sports teams will be held on Saturday, August 24. The schedule is subject to change; follow NHS athletics on Twitter@NHS Athletics for up to date information. All students who are trying out for a sports team...
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