Overtime

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

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]
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Vote for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Fall Female 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 Female Player of the Year award. The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and […] [Read More]
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Bobby Valentine: “This is the opportunity of a lifetime”

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Bobby Valentine was introduced today as the 45th manager of the Boston Red Sox. I got a chance to talk to Valentine by telephone in Boston earlier this afternoon to discuss his new position. On taking over the Red Sox: “This is the opportunity of a lifetime and I am going to try to make […] [Read More]
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Watch the Bobby Valentine press conference live

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Watch the Bobby Valentine press conference here live at 5:30. [Read More]
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