Full Game Effort Propels Hawk Gridders Past Bobcats

Published: September 27, 2013 at 12:00 am
Not that members of Newtown High School's football team won't gladly take their first two triumphs - after all, a win's a win - but they were much more pleased with the overall performance in the third tilt of the season. Newtown got its most complete-game effort of the young campaign in a 3

Sandy Hooks Beat Providence At Its Own Game

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
The local vintage nine closed out its ninth regular season on a recent Saturday as the Newtown Sandy Hooks vintage base ball team swept a doubleheader from the 1884 Providence Grays on a spectacular day at Fort Adams in Newport, RI. The annual event in America's First Resort is a highlight of Newt

Youth Wrestlers Grappling With Practice Space Issue

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
Since being displaced from their practice site - Sandy Hook Elementary School - in the wake of last December's tragedy, Newtown Youth Wrestling Association (NYWA) members bounced around to wherever space has been available. That included locations out of town - in Bethel, Danbury, and in a B

Ed Randall's Efforts Are A Hit; Wiffle Ball Players Take Swings Against Prostate Cancer At NYA

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
TThe teenagers and preteens who swung bats and fielded groundballs on the turf at NYA Sports & Fitness Center earlier this month were carefree, and feeling good. Men over the age of 40 - although maybe not as limber and free-spirited on the whole - may have about the same level of overall comfor

Field Hockey Team Unbeaten In First Five, Then Edged By Wave

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
The new-look Newtown High School field hockey team couldn't have put together much better of a start to the season than it has had. The Nighthawks, led by first-year Coach Stephanie Paproski and with a roster almost entirely made up of newcomers, posted an impressive 3-0-2 mark in their first hand

NHS SoccerFest October 3

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's annual SoccerFest is scheduled for Thursday, October 3 when the boys' soccer team hosts New Milford at Blue & Gold Stadium at 7 pm. Up and coming youth players are encouraged to attend.

Hockey Day In Danbury Kicks Off Season

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Western Connecticut Youth Hockey Association opened its season Saturday afternoon with Hockey Day in Danbury, at Danbury Arena, with a ceremonial puck drop by Mayor Mark Boughton. Skaters from all eight of the organization's travel hockey teams were introduced in a ceremony that featured a ban

Cross Country Teams Compete In Meets

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' and boys' cross country teams had strong showings in a pair of meets this past week. They competed in the 32nd Bethel Cross Country Invitational on September 21, then raced in South-West Conference action at Eisenhower Park in Milford on September 24.

Girls' Soccer Team Maintains Winning Ways And Focus

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
It would be easy to excuse members of the Newtown High School girls' soccer team for having a lot of confidence and for starting to think repeat. Last year's state champions have a new look with a mostly different starting lineup, but the Nighthawks picked up where left off a year ago - coming

Boys' Soccer Team Bounces Back From Tough Ties To Nip Weston

Published: September 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's boys' soccer team earned at least a point in each of its first five games heading into a September 26 game against Joel Barlow of Redding. For the better part of the afternoon on September 21, the Nighthawks controlled the ball and dominated in scoring opportunities. The Ha

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