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

Two More Days To Vote For BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male And Female Winter Athletes Of The Year

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Just a reminder: there are two days left, until noon on Friday, to vote for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male and Female Winter Athletes of the Year. You can go to the blog post below this one or here to cast your vote. I also want to take a moment to thank all of you for […] [Read More]
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Vote For The BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male And Female Winter Athletes Of The Year

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After a season of many accomplishments by FCIAC teams and players, it is time to select the two people you think were the most outstanding during the past three months. In December, with the support of Matt Cole and BlueStreak Sports Training in Stamford, we established the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. Twenty-seven […] [Read More]
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Starting Tomorrow: Voting For FCIAC Winter Athletes Of The Year

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The five male and female finalists for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Winter Athletes of the Year will be released tomorrow. At that time, readers will be able to vote until Friday at noon to select the winners, who will receive trophies and T-shirts from BlueStreak [Read More]
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First Career College Hat Trick For Stevenson

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Former Darien High School star and Advocate blogger Sam Stevenson scored three goals this afternoon to help the Richmond women’s lacrosse team edge Temple, 15-14, in the Spiders’ opening game in Atlantic 10 play. Stevenson had the first goal of the game and another during a run of four unanswered goals that helped Richmond take […] [Read More]
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Last Call For BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male And Female Winter Athlete Of The Year Nominations

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Last call: nominations for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male and Female Athlete of the Winter awards will continue until noon on Sunday. Then five male and female finalists will be selected and a vote on this blog held until next Friday to select the winners, who will be given trophies and T-shirts from BlueStreak. Click on […] [Read More]
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Postseason Honors For Stamford Athletes

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Three of Stamford’s best athletes were recently rewarded with postseason honors. Hockey players Tyler Rich of Westhill, Ryan Boland of Trinity Catholic and Mike Longo of Stamford each received the Hobey Baker High School Character Award, which rewards exemplary character and sportsmanship in high school hockey players. Two members of the Trinity Catholic girls basketball […] [Read More]
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Love, Castillo BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players Of The Week

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Will Love of the Darien High School boys hockey team and Oscar Castillo of the Norwalk/McMahon boys swim team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. Love and Castillo will receive plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak. This is the final weekly award for the winter season. Love, a goaltender, […] [Read More]
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Westhill Girls Get Their Rings

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The Westhill High School girls soccer team became the first Stamford school to win a state title in the sport last November, a remarkable 2-1 upset of Glastonbury in the final on Penny Cote’s goal with 36 seconds left. The wait for the last official milestone of the Vikings’ accomplishment did not take that long. […] [Read More]
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There’s More To The Kuchta Story

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Sometimes, when writing a story, having too much information is almost as difficult as not having enough. Such was the case with my column today on Brien McMahon graduate Emily Kuchta. How do you tell the story of a three-sport collegiate athlete in 1,000 words, after a one-hour telephone interview Sunday afternoon that provided enough […] [Read More]
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Nominate (And Soon Vote For) The BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male And Female Athletes Of Winter

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With the winter sports season officially complete, we will soon be naming the BlueStreak-Overtime Male and Female Winter Athletes of the Year. And readers will be able to get involved. Nominations are open now and will be until the end of this week. Like with the weekly award, click on the BlueStreak-Overtime T-Shirt on the […] [Read More]
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