Sports

Makris Nets Hat-Trick As Nighthawk Skaters Begin Season

Published: December 18, 2018 at 03:13 pm
Newtown High School’s hockey team dropped its season-opener 4-2 to Staples of Westport at Milford Ice Pavilion on December 12, then defeated host Mount Everett of Sheffield, Mass., 8-1 on December 15.

NHS Grapplers Beat Rebels, Place Sixth In Guilford Invitational

Published: December 18, 2018 at 03:13 pm
Newtown High School’s wrestling team defeated the visiting New Fairfield Rebels 49-27 in the season-opener on December 12, then came in sixth in the Guilford Invitational on December 15.

Select Sportsman Of The Year

Published: December 18, 2018 at 03:12 pm
It's time to select the winner of the Newtown Bee's Award For Sportsman of the Year - named in honor of former Newtown Bee Sports Editor Kim Harmon. The award will go to someone who has had a significant impact on Newtown sports within the last year.

Boys' Cagers Defeat Torrington To Begin Slate

Published: December 14, 2018 at 04:03 pm
Basketball games certainly aren't won the opening quarter, but Newtown High School's boys' cagers seized a 16-7 lead after one stanza then withstood every comeback effort by visiting Torrington, never relinquishing the lead en route to a 65-55 victory in the season-opener, at NHS, on December 13.

Nighthawk Girls’ Track Team Has New Coach And Maintains SWC Title Aspirations

Published: December 14, 2018 at 07:00 am
Becky Knapp takes over head coaching duties for Newtown High School’s indoor track and field team this winter. Knapp, who was an assistant coach with the South-West Conference champion girls’ soccer team this fall, is looking to continue the success of the track program, which is both striving to stay at the top and also take care of some unfinished business from a year ago at the same time.

Depth Is A Strength Of Boys’ Track And Field Team

Published: December 14, 2018 at 06:55 am
Newtown High School’s boys’ indoor track and field team, not unlike any other, will need points to come from a wide variety of sources in order to be competitive in conference and state championship meets.

Dance Squad Strives For Championships And Fun-Filled Routines

Published: December 13, 2018 at 07:00 am
Coming off State Large Division championship and runner-up finish in the South-West Conference championships — both in the Jazz category — Newtown High School’s dance team has high hopes for another strong campaign.

Rucking Event To Benefit Sandy Hook Promise

Published: December 12, 2018 at 03:12 pm
The fourth annual GORUCK Sandy Hook Memorial Light Challenge, raising money for the Sandy Hook Promise organization, is an endurance event is organized by GORUCK, a veteran-owned fitness and apparel company. It will be held at Wolfe Park, 285 Cutler's Road in Monroe, on Saturday, December 15, beginning at 10 am.
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Do you ever resist or back away from stating your true opinion about something on Facebook because you are afraid of what your friends and others will think?

Yes
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