Monthly Archive for January, 2009

: January, 2009

Staples-Stamford, The Fallout

There were so many storylines to yesterday’s girls basketball game between Stamford and Staples, a 37-35 Black Knights win that was their 10th in a row. Some thoughts: — As almost everyone

Sneaky Starr?

One item I forgot to bring up in today’s column: the board meeting to discuss Joshua Starr’s budget is scheduled for Feb. 3. That is the same night that the Stamford High School boys basketball team

No Sports Advocate

A plug here for a column I wrote for Sunday’s paper about Stamford Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr’s proposed budget, which would cut 22 percent from the athletics department. This is a subject

On The Unbeaten Path

The Trinity Catholic and Stamford High School boys basketball teams passed stiff tests tonight, continuing on a path that could lead to both schools being undefeated when they meet in a highly

Friday Night Showdowns

The Trinity Catholic and Stamford High School boys basketball teams are currently undefeated and on track to meet in 12 days at the Black Knights’ court in what would be one of the biggest games

The Fiona O’Dwyer Show

Fairfield Warde girls basketball coach Dave Danko took advantage of his bye tonight to scout Stamford High School’s game at Fairfield Ludlowe. He was pretty impressed by what he witnessed. Informed

Galloping Mustangs

History tells us not to speak in absolutes in high school sports, but after watching the Fairfield Warde girls basketball team’s 81-44 rout of Westhill last night, it is hard to see the Mustangs not

Trinity’s Chameleon

Though he has been a key part to the Trinity Catholic High School boys basketball team’s 8-0 start, junior guard Remy Pinson, a transfer from Rye High School in New York, has often operated beneath

You Can Almost Spell Embarrassment with ESPN

Just a little deviation today from the usual subject matter. I just got back from the gym and ESPN was on. Several times it hyped that tonight its NBA announcers would be calling the Duke-Davidson

Winning with Defense

The Westhill High School girls basketball team has been discovering that it has been spoiled the past four years, carried by the star backcourt of Julie Becker and Jess Williams, with center Diana