Overtime

Dave Ruden offers news, commentary and analysis on the FCIAC and local sports

Happy Holidays To All

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As the high school sports world — and this blog — prepares to take a two-day break, I wanted to take a moment to wish all you readers a happy holiday season. It has been fun watching this blog grow in just 15 months, and seeing the number of hits here each month is both […] [Read More]
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Boykin, Keller First BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players Of The Week

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Jonathan Boykin of the Trinity Catholic High School boys basketball team and Kevin Keller of the Darien High School boys indoor track team have been selected as the first recipients of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. Boykin and Keller will each receive plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak. Boykin had 19 points, six […] [Read More]
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First BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player Of The Week Coming Tomorrow

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The nominating has ended for the first-ever BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award, and the winner will be announced here tomorrow. The winner will receive a plaque with his/her name on it and a T-Shirt from BlueStreak. There is a strong pool of candidates to choose from, and for the first week players from […] [Read More]
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Last Call For Nominations For First BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player Of The Week

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There is still 15 hours left before the nominations close at noon tomorrow for the first-ever BlueStreak-Overtime Player of the Week award. So far we have received a number of outstanding candidates….all submitted by coaches. Readers are also eligible to make nominations. Here again are the instructions for making a nomination. The first winner will […] [Read More]
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Poll: Which Team Was The Best Sports Story Of The Fall Season?

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There is still a little more than a day until winter, and because of vacation, previews and launching a new award on the blog, I was remiss in posting what I consider an interesting poll question: Which FCIAC team was the best sports story of the fall season? I have included three teams that won […] [Read More]
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Nominate An Athlete For BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player Of The Week

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With today’s schedule likely to wiped out by snow, the week should be all over for FCIAC athletes and their body of work complete as the nominating process remains open for the first winner of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. You can nominate an athlete until noon on Tuesday. The first winner […] [Read More]
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Reminder: Make Your Nominations For FCIAC Player Of The Week

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Just a reminder: the nominating process is open for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. You can nominate an athlete until noon on Tuesday, and we will announce our first-ever winner Wednesday morning. You can nominate someone by clicking on the “Send Your Nominations” link in between the two BlueStreak ads on this […] [Read More]
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The Public School-Private School Debate

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Of all the hot topics in high school sports in this area, I don’t think any stir as much passion as the debate about whether private schools should compete against public schools in athletics. And ’tis the season for the question to again come to the forefront. It doesn’t come up in the fall during […] [Read More]
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