Overtime

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

GAME ON! Vote For The BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male And Female Fall Players Of The Year

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After a season of many accomplishments by FCIAC teams, it is time to select the two athletes you think were the most outstanding during the past 10 weeks. All season we have been honoring the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Now, for the third straight season, we have decided to honor two players as […] [Read More]
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FCIAC Fall Players Of The Year Vote Begin Tomorrow Morning

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Following up on yesterday’s post announcing the finalists, the vote for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male and Female Fall Players of the Year will begin tomorrow morning and run until noon on Monday. The winners will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and a quarter-zip sweatshirt from The Stamford Advocate. In case you missed it, […] [Read More]
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12 Finalists For BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male And Female Fall Players Of The Year

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We have picked 12 finalists for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male and Female Fall Player of the Year awards. The winners will each receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and a quarter-zip Fall Player of the Year sweatshirt from the Stamford Advocate. There were many strong candidates and the decision was tough, but ultimately we […] [Read More]
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The Darien Captains’ And Coach’s Apology To New Canaan

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As I have mentioned over the last 48 hours, the Darien administration and football program have demonstrated tremendous compassion and dignity in the way they have handled the aftermath of five players vandalizing the New Canaan High School campus prior to yesterday’s game. And as I reported in my game story, a letter of apology […] [Read More]
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Vote For The Overtime Team Of The Week: New Canaan, Staples Or Norwalk?

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Two schools that have yet to win the award and our very first winner are the finalists for the last Overtime Team of the Week, sponsored by BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering and The Stamford Advocate, for the fall season. Your choices are: New Canaan, which routed Darien, 42-14, to clinch a berth in the […] [Read More]
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Thoughts On The Darien-New Canaan Incident Coming Sunday

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Of all the many storylines leading up to yesterday’s Turkey Bowl between Darien and New Canaan, one no one saw coming was the incredibly senseless act of vandalism that overshadowed the tremendous pregame hype. I’ve been asked by a lot of people whether I was going to express an opinion or write a story about […] [Read More]
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BREAKING: Keleher: “The Individuals Will Not Be Playing Football For Darien This Year”

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According to a source with knowledge of the incident involving the vandalism at New Canaan High School today, who asked not to be identified, the five Darien players involved in the incident are two starters, one reserve and two team members who do not receive playing time. Darien athletic director John Keleher, when reached for […] [Read More]
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BREAKING NEWS: Darien Football Players Reportedly Suspended After Vandalism Incident

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A vandalism incident at New Canaan High School overnight that caused significant damage to the school was reportedly the work of five Darien football players who reportedly have been suspended from the team on the eve of its key football game with the Rams. According to the New Canaan News, the New Canaan police have […] [Read More]
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Overtime Team Of The Week Lives On

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A bit of good news as we prepare to enter the holiday season: We just received official word this morning that the Overtime Team of the Week is going to be continued for the winter season. The response this fall has been overwhelming and far exceeded my lofty expectations in every way possible. Most importantly, […] [Read More]
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Weil, Moss BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players Of The Week

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Jake Weil of the Darien High School football team and Kaylin Moss of the Wilton swim team are the final winners this fall of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards. Weil and Moss will receive plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak. Weil was the most influential player in the Blue Wave’s 17-7 win over […] [Read More]
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