Sandy Hook Memorial Game

The Newtown and Brookfield high school softball teams have an important game coming up next Wednesday, as the Bobcats will visit Newtown and play under the lights at Treadwell Park at 7 p.m. in the inaugural Sandy Hook Memorial Game. The victims and the first responders of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy will be honored on what promises to be a fun night at the park, complete with a public address announcer and a D.J. — not to mention a good game of softball between two perennial powers. Admission will be free, and donations will be collected and given to charities related to the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.
“It was an unfortunate incident that happened and it’s still hard to comprehend that it happened. My heart goes out to them,” Brookfield coach Frank Bonacci said Tuesday following his team’s 8-1 loss to undefeated Masuk. “I’m a Newtown resident, so it hits a little closer to home for me.”