Overtime

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

Four Finalists For BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player Of The Week Award

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There are four finalists for this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. They are: Andrew Kimberly of the Fairfield Ludlowe boys basketball team, Addie Mckeon and Nicole Carroll of the Greenwich girls hockey team, and Elise Sondheim of the Fairfield Warde cheerleading team. The winner, who will be announced tomorrow, will receive a […] [Read More]
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Palma Headed To Seton Hall

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When Kelly Palma was in 8th grade, she wrote a letter to Craig Pucci, the volleyball coach at Trinity Catholic High School. “I wanted him to know I was coming and really interested in volleyball,” Palma recalled. “I had a feeling I would develop a passion for volleyball. Palma was correct, and because of it […] [Read More]
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Poll: Which Boys Basketball Team Has The Best Chance To Win The FCIAC Title?

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I weighed in yesterday with some midseason thoughts on the FCIAC boys basketball season. Now you can have your say. Which team do you think has the best chance to win the conference title? Feel free to weigh in with your comments. The poll is open until noon on Friday. Which Boys Basketball Team Has […] [Read More]
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Some Midseason Basketball Thoughts

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The high school basketball season has reached the midway point. A lot can — and will — happen before the postseason begins next month. Here are some early impressions: — The overall quality of boys basketball is as weak as I can ever remember. — Girls basketball is even weaker. In a strange way, as […] [Read More]
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Photo Essay: The 8th Annual Bobby Valentine Celebrity Wine & Food Experience

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The 8th Annual Bobby Valentine Celebrity Wine & Food Experience was held Monday night at the Greenwich Hyatt. It is the primary fundraiser for the Mickey Lione Jr. Fund, which was created to perpetuate the legacy of one of Stamford’s greatest youth coaches, and awards youth scholarships to sophomore male, and starting this year female, […] [Read More]
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Staples Pitchers Heading To Ivy League

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The Staples High School baseball team has won the last two FCIAC championships. Today the winning pitchers in the title games announced they are headed to Ivy League schools to continue their careers. David Speer, who has become one of the top clutch pitchers in league history, has committed to play at Columbia, while Jimmy […] [Read More]
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DelBene, Hompe BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players Of The Week

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With another strong pool of candidates to choose from, Doug DelBene of the Ridgefield boys basketball team and Olivia Hompe of the New Canaan girls hockey team have been selected as co-winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. DelBene and Hompe will each receive plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak. DelBene put on […] [Read More]
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DeLeo honored by Mickey Lione Jr. Fund

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Part of what makes the Stamford sports community so special is the many people who give back. There is no greater example of this than Junie DeLeo. He has coached the Clairol team in the Springdale Little League for the past 48 years. He has amazingly coached 933 games, with five city and 12 league […] [Read More]
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