Overtime

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

Vote for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Fall Coach of the Year

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After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the last three months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have eight outstanding finalists for our inaugural BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Fall Coach of the Year award. The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and the […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: Staples coach Marce Petroccio discusses Saturday’s state final game

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The Staples High School football team entered this season considered a year away from being a championship contender. Three months later, the Wreckers have surprised the pundits — and even, a little bit, themselves — by winning the FCIAC title and reaching Saturday’s Class LL championship game against Xavier, the No. 1 team in the […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: New Canaan coach Lou Marinelli discusses Saturday’s state final game

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Six straight trips to a state championship game says it all. The New Canaan High School football program is one of the models in the state, in any sport. The architect is coach Lou Marinelli. The Rams, who won titles the first four times, will try to erase the memory of last year’s loss to […] [Read More]
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Warnick, Eriksen BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Fall Players of the Year

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Harry Warnick of the Fairfield Warde boys cross country team and Nicole Eriksen of the Westhill girls soccer team have been voted this year’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Fall Players of the Year. Warnick and Eriksen will receive trophies from BlueStreak Sports Training and the Stamford Advocate. This marks the second year in a row a cross […] [Read More]
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FCIAC Football Rewind: The postseason awards edition

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And then there were eight. Or two. Eight teams still alive for Saturday’s four state championship games, two — Staples and New Canaan — representatives from the FCIAC. In comparing this season to others, like an elusive runner it is difficult to get a grasp on a firm analysis. It certainly wasn’t the best season […] [Read More]
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Finalists set for Overtime Fall Coach, Team of the Year votes

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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 five (and possibly six) outstanding finalists for our annual Overtime FCIAC Fall Team of the Year award. And we have a list of eight outstanding finalists […] [Read More]
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Bobby Cha-Cha-lentine

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Most people know that new Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine is considered one of the best — if not the best — high school baseball and football stars in state history. Some people from Stamford are aware that Valentine, always a man of many hats, was also a ballroom dancing champion growing up. Apparently, Valentine […] [Read More]
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Vote for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Fall Male Player 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 seven outstanding finalists for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Fall Male Player of the Year award. The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and […] [Read More]
Categories: General