Sports

Headed To The Title Game: Girls’ Basketball Team Avenges Loss To Kolbe, Wins In Semis

Published: February 18, 2019 at 09:20 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team defeated visiting Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport 44-26 in the South-West Conference tournament semifinals, on February 18.

Former Hawk, CFL’s Will Arndt Shares His Knowledge

Published: February 17, 2019 at 07:00 am
Will Arndt, former Newtown High School quarterback, went on to have a record-setting career at Western Connecticut State University and continues his career at the professional level — playing for Ottawa in the Canadian Football League. Arndt was back in town this winter, and along with teammate and former Detroit Lions player Noel Thomas, he hosted the Football Passing Academy at NYA Sports & Fitness.

Zeller Earns Heavyweight Title As Nighthawks Grapple In State Competition

Published: February 16, 2019 at 11:32 pm
Newtown High School’s wrestling team, led by Joe Zeller’s run the title in the heavyweight division, tied East Hartford for 12th in the Class LL state wrestling championships, at Trumbull High, on February 16.

Girls’ Basketball Team Advances To SWC Semis

Published: February 15, 2019 at 10:55 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team replicated a dominant performance against New Fairfield, defeating the Rebels — whom they trounced in the last game of the regular season — with an even more convincing triumph in the playoff opener.

Hockey Team Wins Behind Makris Hat-Trick, Then Drops A Pair Of Controversial Heart-Breakers

Published: February 15, 2019 at 07:00 am
What a weird and, for the Nighthawks, frustrating pair of outcomes following a rewarding streak-snapping triumph.

Girls’ Basketball Team Earns Second Seed For Playoffs

Published: February 14, 2019 at 04:30 pm
South-West Conference playoffs action for Newtown High School's girls' basketball team begins on February 15, when New Fairfield visits for a 7 pm quarterfinal-round game.

Fly Fishing Film Tour Hoping To Hook Attendees, March 8 At Edmond Town Hall

Published: February 13, 2019 at 09:10 am
Three local chapters of Trout Unimited will bring The 2019 Fly Fishing Film Tour to Edmond Town Hall in March. The evening is meant to offer the perfect way to spend a cold winter night dreaming about the fishing season ahead while also raising funds for TU's conservation and education efforts.

Track And Field Competitors Shine In State Meet

Published: February 11, 2019 at 03:00 pm
Newtown High School’s indoor track and field teams had some standout performances during the Class LL state championship meet at Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven on February 9.

NHS Wrestling Wins SWC Championship

Published: February 09, 2019 at 09:50 pm
For Newtown High School, the biggest point scored in the February 9 South-West Conference wrestling championships was actually one that went against the Nighthawks — by design. Heavyweight grappler Joe Zeller, in command of his pinnacle bout with a 7-0 advantage in the third period, allowed his opponent to escape for one point. That gave Zeller a waning-seconds opportunity for a two-point takedown and, thus, an eight-point differential, good for a major decision triumph.

All Around Great Performance: Gymnasts Overcome Early Adversity, Win Championship

Published: February 07, 2019 at 10:47 pm
Newtown High School’s gymnastics team had two of the top three all around competitors, led by South-West Conference championship MVP Hannah Jojo, and the Nighthawks edged Oxford for the title, at neutral site New Milford High, on February 7.
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Toilet Paper: Under (opening under/against the wall) or Over (opening over/away from the wall)?

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