Overtime

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

Westhill-St. Joseph Resumption Rescheduled

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I saw Westhill baseball coach DJ Mulvany this morning. The resumption of last Friday’s game with St. Joseph, which was played at Cooperstown, N.Y., and called for darkness with the score tied, 7-7, has now been moved to May 11, which is an off day for both teams. The game was scheduled to be resumed […] [Read More]
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Keller, Nethercott BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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Brooke Nethercott Kevin Keller of the Darien High School boys track team and Brooke Nethercott of the Greenwich girls golf team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards. Keller and Nethercott will each receive plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak. In the Blue Wave’s quad-meet victories over Westhill, Greenwich and […] [Read More]
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Finalists Announced For BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player Of The Week Award

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There is an exceptionally strong group of five males and five females for this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male and Female Athlete of the Week awards. The winners will receive a plaque and T-shirt from BlueStreak Sports Training in Stamford. The male finalists are: PJ Santilli of the Trumbull baseball team, Billy DeMartino of the Westhill […] [Read More]
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Hanratty Headed To Notre Dame

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I just got off the phone with Terry Hanratty, who told me he was watching an NBA playoff game and how much he prefers the college game to the pros. “Oh, and Conor committed to Notre Dame,” he said. Conor Hanratty, New Canaan High School’s 6-foot-4, 300-pound junior tackle, gave a verbal commitment to attend […] [Read More]
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Westhill And St. Joseph Fit To Be Tied

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Lost in all the attention of Vlad Ducasse and the two other Stamford high school football players involved in the NFL Draft was the bizarre circumstances surrounding Friday’s baseball game between Westhill and St. Joseph in Cooperstown, N.Y., the site of the Hall of Fame. The experience was fantastic. The game was bizarre. The two […] [Read More]
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Redd, Fortt Make Penn State Debuts

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Former King star Silas Redd had four carries for 16 yards and made two tackles to help lead the Blue team to a 17-3 win over the White team in the Penn State spring football game. Khairi Fortt, who played at Stamford High School, had one tackle for the white team. It was the Penn […] [Read More]
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Nate Collins Signs With Giants

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Virginia defensive tackle Nate Collins just signed a free agent contract with the New York Giants. It was the dream location for the former King star, whose college roommate was Giants linebacker Clint Sintim. “I worked out for them about a week and a half ago and they called me after the draft and they […] [Read More]
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Joseph Signs With Packers

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Former Stamford High School football star Alex Joseph signed as a free agent five minutes after the draft ended with the Green Bay Packers. Joseph played linebacker at Temple and was a teammate of Vlad Ducasse’s with the Black Knights. “I started talking with the Packers around the end of the sixth round,” Joseph said. […] [Read More]
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Vlad Ducasse’s First Day As A Jet…..And Watch His First Press Conference

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I just got off the phone with Vlad Ducasse and his football coach at Stamford High School, Kevin Jones, who are on their way back from the Jets’ headquarters in Florham Park, N.J., where they spent five hours today. Ducasse, who was selected with the 61st pick in the second round, met with the Jets’ […] [Read More]
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Fortt and Redd On Television Today

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While all the attention has been focused the last 36 hours on Vlad Ducasse, Alex Joseph, Nate Collins and the NFL Draft, there are two other Stamford football players guaranteed of television time today. ESPN2 is broadcasting the Penn State spring football game at 2 p.m., which means you can see Stamford High’s Khairi Fortt […] [Read More]
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