Monthly Archive for January, 2011

: January, 2011

Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week: New Canaan Girls Basketball, Darien Wrestling or St. Joseph Boys Hockey?

Three teams that produced signature wins are this week’s finalists for the Overtime Winter FCIAC Team of the Week award. Your choices are: The New Canaan girls basketball team, the Darien wrestling

Ireland in at Norwalk, football signings, Studley steps down

Not a game has been played yet, but it has already been an eventful day for news in the FCIAC. — As was expected, long-time assistant Sean Ireland has been promoted as the head football coach at

Poll: Are you in favor of the FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament expanding to 12 teams?

It looks right now that the FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament is going to expand to 12 teams starting next year. If you read my column in today’s paper, I detest the move, which will water down a

FCIAC boys basketball semifinals, final moved to consecutive days

Because of an unexpected scheduling conflict, the FCIAC boys basketball tournament semifinals and final will now be played on consecutive days at the Arena at Harbor Yard, with the Final Four on

Ridgefield Boys Swim Team and New Canaan Girls Hockey Team co-winners of FCIAC Team of the Week award

After one of the biggest and closest votes in the history of all awards on this blog, the sponsors and I have decided to name both the Ridgefield boys swim team and the New Canaan girls hockey team

Betts stepping down as Staples’ boys volleyball coach

As reported by Dan Woog today on his “06880” blog, Staples boys volleyball coach Bruce Betts told his players yesterday that he will not be returning this spring. Betts told Woog, “I’ve been thinking

Darien’s Keller, New Canaan’s Mannelly BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

New Canaan’s Sarah Mannelly drives to the basket during a recent game against Norwalk. Kevin Keller of the Darien boys track team and Sarah Mannelly of the New Canaan girls basketball team are this

Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week: Ridgefield Boys Swimming, New Canaan Girls Hockey or Greenwich Wrestling?

A team with a historical win, one that defeated its biggest rival and one climbing up the state polls are this week’s three finalists for the Overtime Winter FCIAC Team of the Week award. Your choices

Luxury boxes available for FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament

The FCIAC athletic directors yesterday voted to approve the plan to move the boys basketball tournament from Bridgeport Central, and hold the quarterfinals at Fairfield Ludlowe and the semifinals and

Video Spotlight: Lou Marinelli 30th year tribute

One of the highlights of the New Canaan football banquet last month was a tribute to Lou Marinelli’s 30 seasons as the team’s head coach. The video was put together by Theo Avgerinos, one of