Yearly Archive for 2008

: 2008

An All-Stamford Boys Basketball Final?

How about Trinity Catholic facing Stamford for the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference boys basketball title? It happened six years ago. It could happen again. As we turn the page on
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Brawl Mars Kuczo Tournament

I have heard and read much about youth violence, but unfortunately I got to witness it first hand tonight when the second game of the Paul Kuczo Holiday Tournament at Stamford High School, between the
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Merry Christmas

It is still hard to tell the size of the audience out there, but I appreciate all the kind words from those of you who have been regular readers of this blog since I started it earlier this fall. If
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Stamford More Than a Sleeper?

The season is less than a week old, but calling the Stamford High School boys basketball team a sleeper may not be doing it justice. Following tonight’s 72-64 win over Harding, the Black Knights are
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Stokes in at Trinity

As expected, Pete Stokes was named today as the new football coach at Trinity Catholic, replacing Bryan Fox, who stepped down at the end of last season. Stokes, who graduated from the school in 1985,
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Beware the Black Knights

Preseason predictions in high school sports are often a futile task, with little hard evidence to go by. It usually takes a few games to get a feel for how a season will — or may — play out. Case in
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An Overtime Break

We here at Overtime — me, that is — are taking a much-needed long weekend as we make the transition from fall sports to basketball season. Several of you have been writing asking for me to start
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New Canaan No. 1

The New Canaan High School football team, which finished the season 13-0 and with its first undefeated record in coach Lou Marinelli’s 28 years at the school on Saturday, got one last honor today: the
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Fall Sports Awards

Each year I write a fall sports awards column. I’m not certain yet whether it will appear in the newspaper or the blog — I am guessing it will be the paper. What I am certain of is this is probably
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An Appreciation

Sometime late tomorrow afternoon, either the New Canaan football team will be celebrating a perfect season with an FCIAC and state championship, or Darien will avenge its loss in the league final with
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