Overtime

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

Gone Fishing

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Actually, I hate to fish. But I will be on vacation until August 1. Until then, try and stay cool! [Read More]
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A new Overtime Team of the Week logo

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We have spent this summer working to build on the success of our first year hosting the Overtime Team of the Week award. In the weeks ahead, we will be announcing additional sponsors and awards, and a few changes in voting format. One of our bigger changes will be eliminating the Football Team of the […] [Read More]
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A big summer weekend Rusch for New Canaan sisters

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Bragging rights are a major topic of conversation between the Rusch sisters of New Canaan. Sunday night, two of them came well-armed to the dinner table. Maddie, who is about to begin her junior year for the Rams and is one of the region’s top swimmers, broke the state resident record in the 15-16-year-old division […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: Bridgeport Central football coach Dave Cadelina

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New Canaan High School hosted its third annual Grip It & Rip It, 7 on 7 Tournament nine days ago. There were 22 teams involved, including seven FCIAC schools. I caught up with the five league head coaches who were in attendance and running a series of videos with each of them. Today we conclude […] [Read More]
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Farina, Buch receive Player of the Year awards

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Matt Cole of BlueStreak Sports Training and I presented our BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Spring Player of the Year trophies today to Alex Farina of the New Canaan baseball team and Nicole Buch of the Darien softball team. These were our last awards for the high school season. We are busy working on plans for the upcoming […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: New Canaan football coach Lou Marinelli

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New Canaan High School hosted its third annual Grip It & Rip It, 7 on 7 Tournament last Saturday. There were 22 teams involved, including seven FCIAC schools. I caught up with the five league head coaches who were in attendance and running a series of videos with each of them this week. Today we […] [Read More]
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Gerwig resigns from Trinity Catholic to take over Darien hockey program

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Calling it one of the most difficult decisions he has ever had to make, Chris Gerwig, who has been on the staff of the Trinity Catholic hockey program for 14 years — the last 11 as head coach — has resigned to take the same position at Darien High School. “I owe a lot to […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: Stamford football coach Bryan Hocter

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New Canaan High School hosted its third annual Grip It & Rip It, 7 on 7 Tournament last Saturday. There were 22 teams involved, including seven FCIAC schools. I caught up with the five league head coaches who were in attendance and running a series of videos with each of them this week. Today we […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: Greenwich football coach Rich Albonizio

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New Canaan High School hosted its third annual Grip It & Rip It, 7 on 7 Tournament last Saturday. There were 22 teams involved, including seven FCIAC schools. I caught up with the five league head coaches who were in attendance and am running a series of videos with each of them this week. Today […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: Norwalk High School football coach Sean Ireland

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New Canaan High School hosted its third annual Grip It & Rip It, 7 on 7 Tournament last Saturday. There were 22 teams involved, including seven FCIAC schools. I caught up with the five league head coaches who were in attendance and will run a series of videos with each of them this week. Today […] [Read More]
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