Sports

July 23, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—Last week, 15 baseball players, five of them seniors, teamed up after only having played together for a week to play in the Last Dance Baseball Tournament. The tournament was a response to the COVID-19 spring season cancelation. Newton was represented by 11 players with three from ...

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NEWTON, NJ—With the global pandemic of COVID-19 eliminating all spring sports, seniors everywhere were unable to play their last spring sport season. Newton High School seniors are being highlighted to recognize their Braves' athletic career. History Teacher at Newton High School, Paul Filan is ...

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NEWTON, NJ—With the global pandemic of COVID-19 eliminating all spring sports, seniors everywhere were unable to play their last spring sport season. Newton High School seniors are being highlighted to recognize their Braves' athletic career. Math Teacher at Halsted Middle School, Richard Lepes ...

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NEWTON, NJ—With the global pandemic of COVID-19 stopping the play of all spring sports, seniors around the world were unable to play their last spring sport season. Health and Physical Education teacher at Merriam Avenue School, Scott Zymet, is also the Head coach of the Newton High School ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, NJSIAA, released an update earlier today, which stated that the spring sports season would be extended until June 30. After having a remote meeting with the league and conference officers, and keeping in mind the potential ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team ended their season Saturday, when they faced off against top-seeded Jefferson and lost 45-32. Newton entered the tournament as the fifth-seeded team, advancing past 12-seeded Hawthorne and fourth-seeded Manchester Regional to make it to the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The fifth seed Newton High School girls basketball team already swept past two teams to advance to the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA tournament. The Braves played at fourth seed Manchester Regional Thursday earning a 65-37 victory. Newton dominated from the first jump ball to the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team's season has come to a disappointing end with a loss to second seed Pascack Hills on Thursday.  The seventh seed Braves lost 46-66 in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA tournament. The Cowboys shut the Braves down right from the beginning ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team started the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group 2 tournament as the fifth seeded team on Tuesday. Maddie Gore was unstoppable against Hawthorne with 31 points in a 66-46 victory. She had 11 2-pointers, two 3-pointers and three free throws for ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Braves won 85-50 over Mount Olive on Friday, when Newton hosted them. Fantasia put up nine 2-pointers, seven 3-pointers and three foul shots for a total of 42 points to secure the lead for Newton. Brian McKeown contributed 17 points to the board, putting up one 2-pointer ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Maddie Gore, a junior at Newton High School, joined the 1,000-point club during the game on Tuesday against Columbia. She is the first Newton junior in over 40 years to join the ranks. Gore scored 25 points in the game against Columbia, along with having two steals and eight rebounds.

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team ran over North Warren 71-32 on Friday on the road, after a 52-37 loss to Jefferson at home. Taking the lead for the Braves was Aaron Fantasia put up 32 points against North Warren. He made 10 2-pointers, three 3-pointers and three foul shots ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Girls Basketball team hosted High Point and North Warren this week, taking both games as wins. The Braves played North Warren and won 40-29. Lead scorer for Newton was Olivia Buckley, putting up one 2-pointer, four 3-pointers and two foul shots. Maddie Gore scored 10 ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team won against Lenape Valley on Thursday when Newton hosted them, but lost to Warren Hills in the H/W/S quarterfinal round on Saturday. The Braves went into the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament as the fifth seeded team and beat 12-seeded ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team lost 49-48 against Wallkill Valley on Thursday, but swept past Boonton 83-62 on Saturday. The Braves dominated over Boonton in the first half, going into halftime leading by 50-30. Although Boonton came back in the second half to score 32 ...

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WESTWOOD, NJ -  The Newton wrestling lost to second seeded Westwood in the semifinal round of the tournament 37-28 on Wednesday.  The Braves, number three seed, had defeated Lakeland on Monday. Newton have a season record of 12-8. Braves wins against Westwood: 113 lbs – Valerio Sanchez ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School wrestling team, entered the tournament as the third seeded team and edged out sixth seed Lakeland 34-30 on Monday, on Newton’s home turf. Chants and cheers erupted saying “send her in” for 106 lb. Newton wrestler Aaliyah Payne-Parris in the beginning of the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team played away at Jefferson on Thursday and hosted South Hunterdon on Saturday. Newton took both games as wins. The Braves entered into the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament as the fifth seeded team and hosted 12-seeded South Hunterdon.

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team lost to Hackettstown when they played them on Thursday and then took on 13-seeded team Phillipsburg in the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament on Saturday. Newton entered the tournament as the fourth seeded team and hosted Phillipsburg at ...

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ROXBURY, NJ  - The Braves wrestling team defeated Roxbury on Thursday 48-21 in the Gaels’ gym.  Newton wins: 120 lbs – Nathan Fitt with a pin in 1:53.  This is his 18 win. 132 lbs -Thaylor Sibblies with a pin in 1:31. This is win number 13 for the season 138 lbs – Takeo Sibblies in an ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School wrestling team lost 43-27 against High Point when they hosted them on Wednesday. The results of the match are as follows: 106 lbs. Valerio Sanchez (N) won with a pin over Ryan Mangano (HP) in 2:44 113 lbs. Clayton Utter (HP) won by Newton forfeit 120 ...

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NEWTON, NJ-  The boys got out in front of High Point on the Braves’ court on Tuesday 55-46.  Brian McKeown and Aaron Fantasia each put up 15 points. Fantasia has scored 326 points for Newton this season. Donovan Thomas dropped in eight points and JD Heller had seven.  Dylan Bailey and Jack ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team defeated rivals Kittatinny 45-34, when they played them in an early game on Tuesday. The Braves ddominate the Cougars, taking the lead by 14 going into halftime. Kittatinny battled back, scoring another 16 points in the second half to ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Hosted by Kittatinny High School, swim teams participated in the 2020 Sussex County Swim Championships. Eight teams competed in the Kittatinny pool; Newton, Pope John, Vernon, Sparta, Jefferson, Hackettstown, High Point, and of course Kittatinny competed on Saturday in the 2020 Sussex ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School wrestling team hosted North Warren on Thursday and had a match away against Phillipsburg on Saturday. The Braves won in a close match against North Warren with a final score of 37-32 but were swept 56-7 by Phillipsburg. Newton’s wins for the two matches are as ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team won 70-61 in overtime on Wednesday, when they hosted their rivals, the Kittatinny Cougars. Both teams came out strong in the first half, with the cougars taking the lead by four points going into halftime. Newton came out in the second half, ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School bowling team won 5-2 over High Point when they played them on Wednesday. The results for the match for the Newton players are as follows: Robert Burt- Game 1: 132, Game 2: 148, Game 3: 0, Set: 280 Luke Kerrick- Game 1: 159, Game 2: 152, Game 3: 130, Set: ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team lost 46-40 when they hosted Sparta on Wednesday. Sparta came out strong in the first half, taking the lead by 12 points at halftime. Newton tried to come back in the second scoring another 23 points to Sparta’s 17, but could not make up the ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Braves wresting took down Voorhees on Wednesday 40-27. Newton winners were: 120 lbs – Nathan Fitt with a pin in 1:09 132 lbs – Thaylor Sibblies with a pin in :59 138 lbs – Takeo Sibblies in a major decision 10-2 145 lbs – JoJo Lotruglio by forfeit 170 lbs – Trevor ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team lost 53-34 on Saturday, when they hosted Mount St. Mary in an afternoon game. Mount St. Mary came out strong in the first quarter, taking the lead by a whopping 17 points heading into halftime. The Braves struggled, but added another 17 ...

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