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

Paschal Chukwu transferring from Trinity Catholic

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Paschal Chukwu Chidiebere, the rapidly emerging 7-foot center on the Trinity Catholic boys basketball team, will be transferring from Trinity Catholic High School at the end of the academic year. Chukwu will be leaving along with the freshman son of his legal guardian, according to a source close to the family. The source said that […] [Read More]
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A Fine 9: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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With the FCIAC regular season over and the playoffs beginning, we have a wide variety of choices for you to select from for this week’s Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote. The finalists: The Stamford girls lacrosse, New Canaan girls lacrosse, Darien boys volleyball, Staples girls golf, Westhill boys track, Ridgefield boys volleyball, Brien […] [Read More]
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Overtime Team of the Week vote to start Sunday night

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Our Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote usually begins on Sunday mornings. But my group of college friends have convinced me to attend our milestone reunion this weekend. I won’t be back until Sunday early afternoon so this week we will start the vote Sunday evening. I possibly will extend the hours of the […] [Read More]
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Poll: Which team is going to win the FCIAC baseball title?

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The FCIAC Baseball Tournament begins next week, and in a sport where lower seeds have won as often as not, this figures to be one of the most wide-open races in recent memory. Sure, Greenwich is currently unbeaten. If it stays that way, given the strength of the conference, it will have to go down […] [Read More]
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Danbury softball team Overtime Team of the Week

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The surging Danbury High School softball team held off a pair of strong challenges and is this week’s winner of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Hatters 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 […] [Read More]
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Poll: Which team is going to win the FCIAC softball title?

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The FCIAC Softball Tournament begins next week, and if you set up betting odds, the smart money would be on Darien and Westhill to meet for the title. That would also have been the case a year ago, and the Vikings were stunned by Fairfield Ludlowe, which advanced all the way to the championship game, […] [Read More]
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Burns, Figmic BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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St. Joseph is the home to this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week: Joe Burns of the Cadets’ baseball team and Taryn Figmic of the softball team. Burns and Figmic will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Burns keyed a 5-0 week by batting .600, with three home runs, two doubles, […] [Read More]
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Big fan Nick D’Alessandro of Westhill gets his prize

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Back in March we held our first (we hope) annual Best Fans contest, in which schools competed by shooting videos of their fan bases in action during basketball games. Westhill was selected as the winner by our sponsors. We also held a contest to see who was the best individual fan, which was sponsored by […] [Read More]
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An Elite 8: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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The regular season is quickly winding down, and this week’s lineup of Overtime Team of the Week finalists are making strong runs toward postseason play. Your choices: The Staples girls lacrosse, Greenwich boys tennis, New Canaan girls tennis, Danbury softball, Wilton boys lacrosse, Ridgefield baseball, Bridgeport Central boys volleyball and St. Joseph softball teams. The […] [Read More]
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Wilton baseball team Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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The Wilton baseball team held off a strong challenge from the Greenwich girls golf team and is this week’s winner of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Warriors will receive T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation, Chelsea Piers, New Balance of New Canaan and […] [Read More]
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