Overtime

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

Catch WWPT’s New FCIAC Football Pregame Show Tomorrow

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When I was a student at Staples High School, one of the greatest sources of pride was WWPT, the student-run radio station. Two of my closest friends had their own shows and played music we shared and talked about throughout the day. And it was always a source to listen to Staples sporting events if […] [Read More]
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Wilton Wins Overtime Team Of The Week Award

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Wilton High School’s 27-14 win over St. Joseph last Saturday made a big impression on voters and our selection committee. The Warriors are the latest winners of the Overtime High School Football Team of the Week award, which is sponsored by BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering and The Stamford Advocate. The Warriors received 615 votes, […] [Read More]
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Morehouse, Jones, Moriarty BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players Of The Week

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Tucker Morehouse of the Darien High School football team, Reg Jones of the Greenwich boys soccer team and Heather Moriarty of the Fairfield Ludlowe cross country team are the latest winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards. Morehouse, Jones and Moriarty will each receive plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak. The performances of […] [Read More]
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Joseph Signed To Raiders Practice Squad

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Alex Joseph came home from Philadelphia last night to surprise his mother and watch his 11-year-old brother’s football game. The former Stamford High School star ended up getting the best surprise of all. Joseph got a call this evening from the Oakland Raiders, who are signing him to their practice squad. “I got a two-for-one […] [Read More]
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Stamford-Brien McMahon Football Game Moved To 3:30

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Friday’s football game between Brien McMahon and Stamford, at Boyle Stadium, has been moved from 6 to 3:30 p.m. The change was confirmed by Stamford athletic director Pete Samperi. The reason is reportedly a precaution following a shooting incident last weekend. Samperi refused to comment, other than to say the decision was made by the […] [Read More]
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The Norwalk Team Of The Week T-Shirt

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Besides a trophy, the Overtime High School Football Team of the Week also receives 60 T-Shirts, courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering and The Stamford Advocate, with the school helmet and colors on the front. Norwalk High School was our first winner last week. I just picked up the first batch of shirts that […] [Read More]
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Vote For The Overtime Team Of The Week: Staples, New Canaan Or Wilton?

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The voting is now open to crown the Overtime High School Football Team of the Week award, sponsored by BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering and The Stamford Advocate. Norwalk was the first winner last week. The three finalists are: Staples, a 35-6 winner over Norwalk; New Canaan, which defeated Trinity Catholic, 48-8; and Wilton, which […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: Bobby Distler’s Touchdown Run

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I’m no Sean Patrick Bowley with the camera, but after standing with him on the sideline at today’s New Canaan-Trinity Catholic football game, I became emboldened enough to attempt to shoot some game action on my iPhone. Sure enough, on my first attempt I was lucky enough to capture Bobby Distler’s 19-yard TD run, the […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: New Canaan’s Joe Costigan

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After a slow start, New Canaan High School scored the final 41 points — including 35 in the second half — to rout Trinity Catholic this afternoon, 48-8. Joe Costigan had the Rams’ first two touchdowns of the second half, a 35-yard reception from Matt Milano and a 3-yard run that came five plays after […] [Read More]
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Video: Norwalk Upsets Greenwich

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Perhaps the game that surprised the most people the first week of the high school football season was Norwalk’s 19-7 win over Greenwich, the Bears’ first in the series in 30 years. Sean Patrick Bowley, the online sports producer for Hearst Connecticut Newspapers, shot some video from late in the game, including the final touchdown […] [Read More]
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