Overtime

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

Westhill’s Dobbinson, Boyd heading to play in Nebraska

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Westhill High School point guard Tony Dobbinson and Antwaun Boyd, a guard who had to sit out last season after an appeal to the CIAC was denied, will be heading to Nebraska next season to play at McCook Community College. Dobbinson averaged 15 points, 4 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 2.2 steals for the Vikings. He […] [Read More]
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Loss portends a bright future for the Black Knights

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You can gauge the future outlook for the Stamford High School softball team by the talent it will have returning next season. Perhaps a better indicator is how the Black Knights reacted to their 1-0 loss to top-seeded Southington on Wednesday. “We left a lot of people on base,” Black Knights coach Tony Esposito said. […] [Read More]
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Entire “Choices and Challenges” soccer forum now available

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In case you missed the first post: Dan Woog, the Staples High School soccer coach, professional writer and curator of one of the best high school team websites I have ever seen, helped organize a forum two weeks ago called “Choices and Challenges: The Changing Face of High School Soccer.” Woog put together a balanced […] [Read More]
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Staples boys track team Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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The Staples boys track team held off a strong challenge and is this week’s 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 finished […] [Read More]
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Gelcius, Nethercott BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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Robert Gelcius of the Greenwich boys track team and Brooke Nethercott of the Greenwich girls golf team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Gelcius and Nethercott will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Gelcius won the javelin and discus with personal bests of 161-10 and 146-2, respectively, and took […] [Read More]
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Tournament of Champions: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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This week’s vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week is a true tournament of champions: six teams that won league titles last week. The finalists: The Trumbull baseball, New Canaan boys lacrosse, Darien softball, Ridgefield boys volleyball, Greenwich girls tennis and Staples boys track teams. The winner will get T-shirts with our logo […] [Read More]
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CIAC tournament pairings released in six sports

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The CIAC this morning released its tournament pairings in most sports (boys tennis will be next week). Below are the links to each sport. At the top of the page you can click in the box and pick the class you want in each sport and have a link for printable roster sheets throughout the […] [Read More]
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“Choices and Challenges” soccer forum available for viewing

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Dan Woog, the Staples High School soccer coach, professional writer and curator of one of the best high school team websites I have ever seen, helped organize a forum last Thursday night called “Choices and Challenges: The Changing Face of High School Soccer.” Woog put together a balanced panel of players, coaches and officials from […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield boys volleyball team Overtime Team of the Week

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The Ridgefield boys volleyball team held off a pair of strong challenges and is this week’s winner of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Tigers 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. […] [Read More]
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Engel, Schapiro BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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David Engel of the Westhill boys lacrosse team and Lauren Schapiro of the Stamford girls lacrosse team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Engel and Schapiro will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Engel, a defenseman for the Vikings, finished with 32 ground balls, 10 knockdowns and 8 intercepted […] [Read More]
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