Dave Ruden offers news, commentary and analysis on the FCIAC and local sports
Monthly Archive for September, 2011
The Darien boys cross country team, after ending Danbury’s seven-year dual meet winning streak, is this week’s winner of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Blue Wave will receive T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation and the Stamford Advocate. Darien finished with 4,946 votes, Read More
Ali Rusch, a swimmer at New Canaan High School, is a familiar presence singing the national anthem prior to Rams sporting events, most recently Saturday night before a football game with Trinity Catholic. Less than 24 hours later she got to play before her biggest audience yet. Rusch was invited to sing the anthem before Read More
The city of Stamford is home to this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week: Shaquan Howsie of the Trinity Catholic football team and Jess Laszlo of the Westhill girls soccer team. Howsie and Laszlo will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Howsie rushed for 226 yards on 19 carries and scored Read More
Vote for the FCIAC Team of the Week: Darien boys cross country, Staples volleyball, Westhill field hockey, Norwalk football or Trumbull boys soccer?
Five unbeaten teams that produced quality wins to remain unbeaten are this week’s finalists for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. Your choices are: the Darien boys cross country team, the Staples volleyball team, the Westhill field hockey team, the Norwalk football team and the Trumbull boys soccer team. The winner will get T-shirts Read More
Right now rain is starting to wreak havoc on tonight’s high school football schedule, with the Trinity-New Canaan football game already moved until 5 p.m. tomorrow. There is the possibility of more postponements forthcoming. While you may not be willing to brave the inclement weather, all of the Connecticut Hearst Newspaper group reporters will be Read More
The Fairfield Warde football team and the Mustangs’ Devon Lofton received, respectively, their Overtime FCIAC Team and Player of the Week plaques today. Voting for next week’s Team of the Week will begin Sunday morning. Nominations are open until 11 a.m. on Tuesday for the Player of the Week awards.
The Westhill girls soccer team defeated Darien this afternoon, 2-0. Despite losing nine starters and relying on three freshmen to fill spots, the Vikings are off to a 3-0 start and, rather than taking a step back as some have predicted, seem ready to contend again in the FCIAC. Nicole Eriksen, a four-year starter on Read More
The Fairfield Warde football team, after its season-opening 22-15 victory over Brien McMahon, is this week’s winner of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Mustangs will receive T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation and the Stamford Advocate. Warde finished with 4,272 votes, or 48 Read More
Devon Lofton of the Fairfield Warde football team and Lesly Sanchez of the Stamford field hockey team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards. Lofton and Sanchez will each receive T-shirts from BlueStreak Sports Training. Lofton finished with 229 yards rushing and scored the winning touchdown with 1:15 remaining Read More
Vote for the FCIAC Team of the Week: Stamford field hockey, New Canaan girls soccer, Greenwich football, Fairfield Warde football or Darien volleyball?
Four perennial powers in their sports and a program on the rise are your choices for the very first Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award for the 2011-12 school year. Your choices are: the Stamford field hockey team, the New Canaan girls soccer team, the Greenwich football team, the Fairfield Warde football team of Read More