Overtime

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

Role Reversal: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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Last week we had six girls teams and one boys team as finalists to be the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. This week we reverse the ratio. Your choices: the Greenwich boys golf, Ridgefield baseball, New Canaan boys volleyball, Staples boys tennis, Fairfield Ludlowe softball, Stamford boys lacrosse and Fairfield Warde baseball teams. The […] [Read More]
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Souza named 27th winner of Allyson Rioux award

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It was fitting that Allie Souza, the star three-sport athlete at Westhill High School, was selected Wednesday night as this year’s winner of the Allyson Rioux award. After all, Souza was named after her. Souza, who has been part of state championship softball and soccer teams at Westhill, where she also played basketball, was named […] [Read More]
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Norwalk softball team Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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The surging Norwalk softball team is this week’s winner of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Bears 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. The Bears finished with 1,102 votes to win […] [Read More]
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Poll: Who is the FCIAC’s best softball coach?

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Several people this spring inquired if I was going to run polls for the best baseball and softball coaches as I did in the winter with boys and girls basketball coaches. I thought it was a fun idea. Last week we asked who was the FCIAC’s best baseball coach. So for this week’s edition of […] [Read More]
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Britton, DeMaio BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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Darien is the home to both of this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week: Tony Britton of the boys lacrosse team and Jessica DeMaio of the softball team. Britton and DeMaio will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Britton, one of the state’s top defenders, led the team in takeaways and […] [Read More]
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Staples volleyball’s Team of Week title vacated

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In response to the incident in which uniforms belonging to the Ridgefield volleyball team were stolen by at least one member of the Staples team, we have decided to vacate the Wreckers’ Team of the Week title from last week. Staples athletic director Marty Lisevick agreed it would be inappropriate to honor the team at […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: Catching up with Turner Baty

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He moved to New Canaan just before the start of the 2009 school year, helped lead the Rams to their fourth straight state title, and a few months later was gone. The story of Turner Baty stirred a mixture of feelings during his brief stay: admiration and respect for his talent, the belief by some […] [Read More]
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Ladies & Hatters: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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This week, our six Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week finalists — five girls teams and one boys team from Danbury — all produced big wins that contributed to what have been excellent seasons thus far. Your choices: The Greenwich girls tennis, the Norwalk softball, the Danbury baseball, the Darien softball, the Wilton girls lacrosse […] [Read More]
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Former New Canaan quarterback Turner Baty back in town

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Turner Baty was like a hurricane blowing into New Canaan two and a half years ago when he moved into town from Florida, helped lead the Rams to their fourth straight state championship, then moved back to Florida less than two months later as his parents were going through a divorce. Baty created a media […] [Read More]
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Staples boys volleyball team Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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The Staples boys volleyball team is the winner 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, Chelsea Piers, New Balance of New Canaan and the Stamford Advocate. Staples emerged to win the voting in a back-and-forth […] [Read More]
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