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

Holiday Festival: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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The final Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote for 2011 — and also the first one for 2012 — involves four basketball teams than won holiday tournaments this week. Your choices: the St. Joseph boys, Norwalk boys, New Canaan girls and Fairfield Warde girls basketball teams. The winner will get T-shirts with our logo […] [Read More]
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For Powers and Nemchek, friendship trumps college rivalry

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When Emily Powers and Sammi Nemchek first met — toted by their parents to their brothers’ hockey games starting at the age of 4 — they didn’t like each other. “She always sold more Girl Scout cookies outside the rink than me,” Nemchek recalled. “And she always wore these orange pants.” That last part now […] [Read More]
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Wilton girls basketball team wins Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award

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The Wilton girls basketball team, after routing unbeaten St. Joseph, is this week’s Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. The Warriors will receive T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation, Chelsea Piers, New Balance of New Canaan and the Stamford Advocate. Wilton, with 1,452 votes, easily outdistanced the […] [Read More]
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Parker, Stein BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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Timajh Parker of the St. Joseph boys basketball team and Erica Stein on the Staples girls basketball team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards. Parker and Stein will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Parker finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds in the Cadets’ […] [Read More]
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Trinity Catholic’s Walsh to receive Gold Key award

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The Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance has announced the four winners to receive the Gold Key award in 2012. Mike Walsh, winner of over 500 games and six state championships at Trinity Catholic High School; Kristine Lilly, who began her storied soccer career in Wilton and was a member of the United States women’s national team […] [Read More]
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Christmas Three: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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We are keeping it simple this holiday weekend and giving you three finalists to be the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. Your choices: the New Canaan girls hockey, Wilton girls basketball and Ridgefield boys basketball teams. The winner will get T-shirts with our logo courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, the Stamford Advocate, […] [Read More]
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St. Joseph girls basketball team wins Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award

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The St. Joseph girls basketball team, coming off a pair of impressive wins, is the first winner this winter of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Cadets will receive T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation, Chelsea Piers, New Balance of New Canaan and the […] [Read More]
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Kiplinger, Bennett BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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Max Kiplinger of the Darien wrestling team and Ellie Bennett of the Darien girls hockey team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards. Kiplinger and Bennett will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Kiplinger pinned his Trumbull opponent at 160 pounds, then won his second straight […] [Read More]
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Second Chance Points: FCIAC Boys Basketball Notebook

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Now that the fall season has morphed into winter, we are going to put the weekly FCIAC football notebook to bed and start a new one for boys basketball, which I am going to call “Second Chance Points.” Each week I’ll lead off with a topic, put a notes section together and rank my top […] [Read More]
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The First Five: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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Five teams off to hot starts are our first set of finalists this winter to be the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. Your choices: The Darien boys swimming, Trumbull girls basketball, Danbury boys basketball, Ridgefield girls hockey and St. Joseph girls basketball teams. The winner will get T-shirts with our logo courtesy of BlueStreak […] [Read More]
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