Sports

Penalty Kicks The Difference As Boys' Booters Fall In Title Game

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's boys' soccer team saw its South-West Conference Tournament championship aspirations end in the title game the same way the team had kept its hopes alive in the tourney's first round - via game-deciding penalty kicks following 100 minutes of scoreless soccer, which inclu

Hawk Spikers Advance To Championship Match

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
The loss of six players from last year's squad certainly hasn't slowed this year's Newtown High School girls' volleyball team. In fact, the Nighthawks have gone deeper in the conference tournament than they did a year ago.

Boys' Soccer Team Reaches Finals; Volleyball Squad In Semis

Published: October 29, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's boys' soccer team blanked Pomperaug of Southbury 2-0 in the South-West Conference Tournament semifinals on October 28, earning a spot in the October 30 championship game; and the Newtown girls' volleyball squad topped Brookfield 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-21) in the SWC

Dramatic Win For Boys' Booters In Tourney Opener

Published: October 27, 2013 at 12:00 am
following 100 minutes of scoreless soccer, including a pair of ten-minute overtimes, prevailed in a round of penalty kicks to defeat visiting and seventh-seeded Masuk of Monroe 1-0 (4-2 in PKs) in a thrilling South-West Conference Tournament quarterfinal round game under the lights at Blue & Gold St

Girls' Soccer Team Falls Short In PK Heart-Breaker

Published: October 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
NEW MILFORD - Newtown High School's girls' soccer team overcame the wind, was even with the Green Wave through regulation and a pair of ten-minute overtime periods, but couldn't pull through in the best-of-five round of penalty kicks to decide their October 26 playoff opener. The sixth-seede

Field Hockey Team Nearly Upsets Unbeaten Lauralton

Published: October 26, 2013 at 12:00 am
For much of its October 25 visit to top-seeded Lauralton Hall, it looked as if Newtown High School's field hockey team was going to do something no other squad has managed to do this fall - defeat the Crusaders. The eighth-seeded Nighthawks, however, couldn't hang onto a late 1-0 lead and fell

Gridders Keep Rolling, Pound Weston To Stay Unbeaten

Published: October 25, 2013 at 12:00 am
As has been the case in most tilts this fall, Newtown High School's football team piled on the points to build a big first-half lead before coasting to victory in its week seven game. The Nighthawks scored all of their points in the first two quarters and cruised to a 47-13 win over visiting Westo

Nighthawks Beat Pomperaug, Earn Second Seed In SWC Tourney

Published: October 24, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown High School boys' soccer team faced off against Pomeraug of Southbury in a battle for second place in the South-West Conference, at Blue & Gold Stadium on October 17. The two teams got together for Newtown's senior night in the last regular season home game for the Nighthawks. Newtow

Girls' Soccer Team Will Begin Playoffs In New Milford

Published: October 24, 2013 at 12:00 am
Not a whole lot - in terms of points - separates the fourth- through eighth-seeded teams in the upcoming South-West Conference tournament. And not much - in terms of head-to-head competition - differentiates the Newtown High School's girls' soccer squad from any of the top teams. The Nig

Swimmers Cruise Into Postseason With Improving Times

Published: October 24, 2013 at 12:00 am
As the regular season gives way to the postseason, Newtown High School girls' swimming and diving Coach Zach Gauvin couldn't be more pleased with the direction in which his team is headed. The Nighthawks have been increasing yardage in practices, yet event times have been dropping in meets.
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