Overtime

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

Happy New Year!

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For my final blog post of 2012, I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for their support of the Overtime Blog, the FCIAC Player and Team of the Week awards, as well as my work for the Stamford Advocate. Sometime around Nov. 1 marked my 30th year covering the FCIAC and 20 […] [Read More]
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Brzoski, Gartner BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Ben Brzoski of the Fairfield Ludlowe wrestling team and Rachel Gartner of the Danbury girls basketball team are the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Brzoski and Gartner will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Brozski had pins in all four of his matches to help lead the Falcons to a second-place […] [Read More]
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Final 8: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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We have eight teams coming off of strong performances on the menu for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote. Your finalists are: the Darien boys hockey, St. Joseph boys hockey, New Canaan girls basketball, Greenwich girls basketball, Norwalk boys basketball, Danbury girls basketball, Bassick boys basketball and Wilton boys basketball teams. The winner […] [Read More]
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Trumbull girls basketball team Overtime Team of the Week

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Two of the FCIAC’s top girls basketball teams staged a good battle off the court. And in the end, Trumbull emerged as the first winner this winter of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Eagles will receive a plaque and T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, the Stamford Advocate, Karl […] [Read More]
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Wheeler, Lue BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Brandon Wheeler of the Trinity Catholic boys basketball team and Nicole Lue of the Wilton/Norwalk girls hockey team are the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Wheeler and Lue will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Wheeler had 21 points and 12 rebounds in a 64-60 win over Warren Harding and a […] [Read More]
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Merry 7: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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We have seven teams coming off of strong performances on the menu for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote. Your finalists are: the Fairfield Warde wrestling, Wilton girls basketball, St. Joseph boys basketball, Trinity Catholic boys basketball, Stamford girls basketball, Trumbull girls basketball and Ridgefield boys hockey teams. The winner will get T-shirts […] [Read More]
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Schadrac Casimir and the Trinity Catholic All-Stars

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When Trinity Catholic’s Schadrac Casimir scored 50 points in a double-overtime win over Greenwich Friday night, he did so with four of the best players in school history in attendance — former UConn players Rashamel Jones and Craig Austrie, former Holy Cross player Torey Thomas and John Smyth, now an assistant coach whose school-record 51 […] [Read More]
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Second-Chance Points: Casimir ready to lead the Crusaders

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After three seasons as a precocious looking shooting guard who was part of an ensemble, Trinity Catholic guard Schadrac Casimir has a warning for the rest of the FCIAC: “I can’t be the quiet, cute kid anymore.” As the Crusaders’ only returning full-time starter, Casimir knows he has to step up and play a more […] [Read More]
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Hocter resigns as Stamford football coach

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A little less than a month after the end of a season that started off with great promise and quickly went into a free fall, Bryan Hocter resigned as Stamford High School’s football coach Monday afternoon. Stamford athletic director Jim Moriarty, who made the announcement Tuesday morning, said Hocter’s decision came 30 minutes before a […] [Read More]
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Casimir, Kane, Jimenez, Granito BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Schadrac Casimir of the Trinity Catholic boys basketball team, Roy Kane Jr. of the Norwalk boys basketball team, Nick Jimenez of the Westhill wrestling team and Catherine Granito of the New Canaan girls hockey team are the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. We are giving out two extra awards this week since we canceled […] [Read More]
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