They’re In! Falcons Take on Granby/Canton in State Playoffs on Tuesday

The Falcons are the 5th seed in the state football tournament. Source: CIAC website.

Welcome to the big dance Joel Barlow!

The Falcons have qualified to play in the Class SS state football tournament after a dominating 56-20 win in the over their rivals Weston on Wednesday Continue reading “They’re In! Falcons Take on Granby/Canton in State Playoffs on Tuesday”

Cemetery Committee Exploring Historic Designation for Burial Ground

Calista Cleary was a Joel Barlow High School senior thirty-three years ago when an unmarked burial ground in the woods overlooking the Aspetuck River in Easton caught her attention.

“It piqued my curiosity because it was off a really well-traveled road, but people didn’t know any Continue reading “Cemetery Committee Exploring Historic Designation for Burial Ground”

Ballroom Dancing Takes a Bow at Joel Barlow

Monday mornings often have a negative connotation, but not for one group of seniors at Joel Barlow High School. Their Mondays have been getting off to a snappy start thanks to Ryan Swift, a physical education teacher at the school who is preparing 23 students to learn a range of Continue reading “Ballroom Dancing Takes a Bow at Joel Barlow”

If They Win, They’re In–Victory on Wednesday Would Send Barlow to State Playoffs

Barlow is ranked 5th in the state in its division and can clinch a playoff berth with a win on Wednesday. Source: CIAC website.

The Falcons stumbled again in a rain-soaked Friday night game against New Milford on Nov 11. After jumping ahead 13-0 and taking a 13-7 lead into the Continue reading “If They Win, They’re In–Victory on Wednesday Would Send Barlow to State Playoffs”

Veterans Visit Joel Barlow High School

Many schools remember Veterans Day by staying closed, but Joel Barlow High School used this day of remembrance to provided students with the opportunity to hear from veterans who have served and defended our country.

“It’s important for our students to know these first-person stories Continue reading “Veterans Visit Joel Barlow High School”

Barlow Handles Bethel–Next Up New Milford on Friday with Playoffs in Sight

Editors note: At the the time of publication, Friday’s kickoff in New Milford was changed to 5:30 p.m. in response to the weather forecast.

Barlow football is ranked third in the state in its division.–Source: CIACsports.com

Following their setback against Newtown, the Falcons Continue reading “Barlow Handles Bethel–Next Up New Milford on Friday with Playoffs in Sight”

Barlow Takes on Bethel for Senior Day, Homecoming Game and 2022 Fall Football Food Drive

The Falcons were served a dose of reality on Friday night when they traveled to Blue and Gold Stadium in Newtown. The final score was a respectable 30-20 in favor of the Nighthawks, but Newtown remained in control for most of the game.

Joel Barlow Athletics Rolls Out Electronic Ticketing

Fans heading out to watch any of Joel Barlow’s High School’s sports games can skip the line at the gate and pre-purchase a ticket electronically through a system called GoFan.

The school rolled out the electronic ticketing system earlier this year for home games to make it easier Continue reading “Joel Barlow Athletics Rolls Out Electronic Ticketing”

Next Up Newtown–Undefeated Barlow on the Road Against Nighthawks Friday

The 5-0 showdown between New Fairfield and Barlow turned out to be a dominant victory for the Falcons who improved to 6-0 with a 47-13 win. The defense was in a “bend, but don’t break” mentality and executed that approach to perfection. The Falcons had a huge stop on a fourth-and-one Continue reading “Next Up Newtown–Undefeated Barlow on the Road Against Nighthawks Friday”

Barlow Football Steamrolls New Fairfield to Remain Undefeated

Barlow retains the top ranking in the state in its division.– CIAC website.

The Joel Barlow Falcons football team came one step closer to making the postseason with a 47-13 win over New Fairfield. The team finds itself sitting in the top spot in the South-West Conference and statewide Continue reading “Barlow Football Steamrolls New Fairfield to Remain Undefeated”