Overtime

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

Video Spotlight: Mike Walsh

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He has won six FCIAC and five state titles and built what many believe is the state’s premier boys basketball program over the past decade. Tonight, Trinity Catholic High School coach Mike Walsh added another distinction to his resume: 500 wins. I caught up with Walsh following the Crusaders’ 56-46 victory at Fairfield Ludlowe, when […] [Read More]
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Walsh Reflects On First 499 Wins

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The first win came in the consolation game of the Darien Tip-Off Tournament. Stamford Catholic star John Smyth fouled out, but Mike Robustelli scored 33 points, going 19-for-19 from the foul line, to help give Mike Walsh his first career coaching victory. “You don’t forget the first one,” Walsh said. Thirty years and two months […] [Read More]
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Black Knights’ Problems Extend Beyond The Point

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Stamford High School boys basketball coach Jim Moriarty spent 15 minutes in the locker room last night chastising his players following their puzzling performance in a 76-70 overtime loss to Staples. Four days after a head-scratching 21-point defeat to Greenwich, the Black Knights blew a 10-point fourth-quarter lead against Staples. A team that prides itself […] [Read More]
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Langston, Spitzfaden BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players Of The Week

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Greg Langston of the St. Joseph boys basketball team and Charlotte Spitzfaden of the New Canaan girls hockey team have been named the winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. Langston and Spitzfaden will be presented with plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak. Langston had a big week for the surging Cadets. He finished […] [Read More]
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Six Finalists For BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player Of The Week Award

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With another strong pool of candidates, there are six finalists for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. They are: On the boys side: Greg Langston of the St. Joseph basketball team, Fred Reisch of the Norwalk wrestling team and Tyler Schwarz of the Fairfield Ludlowe track team. On the girls side: Michelle Gibbons […] [Read More]
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