Seven Years After Sandy Hook Shooting, Newtown High School Wins State Championship

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Published on 16 Dec 2019, 21:02
Seven years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, the Newtown High School Nighthawks won the state championship, Saturday, December 14.

The Nighthawks, whose linebacker was a shooting victim’s brother, won on a 36-yard touchdown pass as time expired, beating Darien 13-7.

The Nighthawks ended the season undefeated and gave Newtown its first championship since 1992.

Twenty first graders and six educators were killed at Sandy Hook on December 14, 2012. (AP)