Newtown HS Wins State Title With Last-Second TD On Anniversary Of Sandy Hook Shooting
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Saturday was the seven-year anniversary of the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. And on this Saturday, the Newtown Nighthawks faced Darien High School for the Class LL state title and with just 3.3 seconds remaining, QB Jack Street threw a 36-yard game winning touchdown to Riley Ward...

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So these kids were in 2nd-5th grade during Sandy Hook?
Reply8 months
Yup, presumably some of those kids playing were survivors in 2012. This is a great story.
8 months
What a wonderful story. I love what sports can do for a community.
Reply8 months
Yeah, I’m gonna sit this one out...
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