- Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:55 pm
The pool at Newtown High School, which is open on a limited schedule for public use, has closed for the season.
In place of the indoor swimming option, however, Newtown Parks & Recreation has announced that Treadwell Pool and Eichler’s Cove Beach will both open for the season on Saturday, May 23.
The pool, located within the park at 39 Philo Curtis Road, and the beach, at the end of Old Bridge Road, share the same hours all season.
- Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:35 am
Newtown High School’s boys’ lacrosse team built a five-goal lead and hung on for a 7-5 victory over visiting Weston in the South-West Conference tournament quarterfinals, on May 21.
- Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 11:20 am
Newtown High School’s girls’ golf team improved to 11-0 with a win over Immaculate of Danbury, on May 18, and a victory over Masuk of Monroe, on May 20 — both at Rock Ridge Country Club. The NHS boys’ golfers improved to 10-3 with a victory at Weston, on May 17, and a home triumph over Bunnell of Stratford, on May 20.
- Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:50 pm
The postseason got underway with South-West Conference tournament action on the tennis courts, on May 18, and now the rest of Newtown High School’s teams will get going in the playoffs.
- Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:40 pm
Newtown High School’s softball team finished the regular season with a nine-game winning streak, capped off by a 9-0 shutout victory at Masuk of Monroe, on May 18, and an 8-1 thumping of visiting New Milford on Senior Night, the next day.
- Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:25 pm
An opportunity to lock up one of the South-West Conference’s top four seeds and a first-round tournament home game hinged on Newtown High School’s baseball team ending rival Masuk’s ten-game winning streak. The Nighthawks, in their May 18 visit to Monroe, certainly gave the Panthers a fight — taking them into extra innings before falling 2-1.
- Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:15 pm
Newtown High School’s track and field teams concluded the regular season with meets this past week. The girls had their Senior Day meet on May 19, and swept the competition to complete a perfect regular season at 13-0. Newtown’s boys’ squad, meanwhile, defeated two of three opponents in a meet at Bethel, on May 18, and finished 9-5. The teams will compete in the South-West Conference championships in Weston on Tuesday, May 27, beginning at 4 pm.
- Monday, May 18, 2015 at 10:20 pm
Newtown High School’s softball team wrapped up the top seed in the upcoming South-West Conference playoffs by blanking host Masuk of Monroe 9-0, on May 18. The Newtown baseball team, meanwhile, dropped a 2-1 extra inning battle with Masuk that lasted nine innings, the same afternoon. The baseball team’s playoff seeding had yet to be determined.
- Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:45 pm
Both of Newtown High School’s lacrosse teams were in action on May 14 and 16. The Nighthawk squads won a combined three of four contests.
Kuligowski’s 100th Career Hit, Lasorsa Grand Slam, And Kennedy’s First Win Highlight Softball Team's SuccessFriday, May 15, 2015 at 1:50 pm
What a couple of days for Newtown High School’s softball team. The Nighthawks swept a two-opponent double header at Treadwell Park on May 13, then scored a dozen runs in the last two innings of a wild 20-12 victory over host New Milford, the next day.