Newtown High School football team won't have to play Class LL state title game on Dec. 14 anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings

The undefeated Newtown High School football team will not have to play on the anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary. Officials approved the

NEWTOWN - The undefeated Newtown High School football team will not have to play on the anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary.

Officials approved the school's request to hold the state championship game on Dec. 13 instead of Dec. 14 if Newtown reaches the finals.

The team is the top seed in the Class LL bracket and is set to play Ridgefield tonight.

The team has dedicated its season to the 26 victims.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

They say crews arrived shortly after receiving a 1 Woman killed in Norwalk fire
2 Metro-North advises residents of holiday schedule change
Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/17 to 2/19. 3 Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/17 to 2/19
The Junior Pilgrim Fellowship at the First United 4 Kids in Milford rock to raise recess funds
The 92-70 loss sets up Seton Hall for 5 Seton Hall stumbles vs. Villanova

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE