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

Vote for BlueStreak-Overtime Fall Male and Female Players of the Year begins Sunday

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After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the last 10 weeks, starting on Sunday morning it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected 13 outstanding finalists — seven females and six males — for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male and Female Fall Player of […] [Read More]
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Staples football team wins Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award

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The Staples football team is the final winner this fall of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Wreckers will receive T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation and the Stamford Advocate. Staples finished with 703 votes to defeat the New Canaan football team (475). The […] [Read More]
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New Canaan benefits from left-handed play, rides McDonough to victory

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Players running with the ball are taught when headed toward a sideline, carry it in the arm of the direction they are going. New London’s Kyle McKinnon was doing the correct thing as he headed for the left corner of the end zone on an attempted 2-point conversion late in Tuesday’s CIAC Class L playoff […] [Read More]
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Brian Cashman discusses Bobby Valentine

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The news yesterday that Bobby Valentine, according to sources, has been hired as the new manager of the Red Sox should heat up — even locally — arguably the biggest rivalry in sports. Valentine refused to comment on his status in several text messages to me from Japan last night. He is due back to […] [Read More]
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Gravitte BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week

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Sam Gravitte of the Ridgefield football team is this week’s winner of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award. Gravitte will receive a T-shirt and plaque from BlueStreak Sports Training. Gravitte rushed for 230 yards and scored three touchdowns in the Tigers’ 56-14 win over Danbury, which helped them earn a berth in the […] [Read More]
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4 For States: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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For the final vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week this fall, it seems fitting to go with the four football teams that won on Thanksgiving and will be competing in this week’s state playoffs. Your finalists are: the Staples, New Canaan, Norwalk and Ridgefield football teams. The winner will get T-shirts with […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: New Canaan coach Lou Marinelli

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In what was essentially a play-in game for the state playoffs, the New Canaan High School football team routed Darien, 42-14, today in their annual Turkey Bowl. New Canaan improved to 9-1, beat Darien for the ninth straight time and clinched the No. 5 seed in the Class L Tournament, The Rams, who have been […] [Read More]
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Darien girls swimming team wins Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award

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The Darien girls swimming team held off the rest of the field and is this week’s winner of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. Darien will receive T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation and the Stamford Advocate. Darien finished with 1,905 votes to defeat the […] [Read More]
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Bond, Detrick-Yee BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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Keith Bond of the Trumbull boys soccer team and Clare Detrick-Yee of the Wilton field hockey team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards. Bond and Detrick-Yee will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Bond scored the winning goal in a 2-1 second-round win over Simsbury […] [Read More]
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13 finalists for Overtime FCIAC Male and Female Fall Players of the Year

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After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the last 10 weeks, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected 13 outstanding finalists — seven females and six males — for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Male and Female Fall Player of the Year awards. The […] [Read More]
Categories: General