Overtime

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

A good win for St. Joseph, a good loss for Westhill

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The storyline to the FCIAC Softball Tournament was altered at about 7 p.m. Monday night, after St. Joseph erupted for six 7th-inning runs and a 10-6 win at Westhill. It ended the Vikings’ 54-game regular-season league unbeaten streak. For a young Cadets team, it was another step in the growth process and further validation they […] [Read More]
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Birch, Kennedy BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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Corey Birch of the Ridgefield boys golf team and Gillian Kennedy of the Fairfield Ludlowe softball team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Birch and Kennedy will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. In two competitions and four wins, Birch shot a 33 and a 34, a combined three-under-par […] [Read More]
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FORE — and four more: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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This week’s group of finalists for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week goes heavy on golf, with a few other sports sprinkled in. Your choices: the Ridgefield boys golf, New Canaan boys golf, Fairfield Warde girls golf, Greenwich girls golf, Wilton baseball, Stamford softball, Fairfield Ludlowe girls tennis and Darien boys lacrosse teams. The […] [Read More]
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Staples boys tennis team Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

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The Staples boys tennis team 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 with 4,861 votes to win a […] [Read More]
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Reflections at the season’s midway point

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The FCIAC baseball and softball seasons have reached the midway point — the spring sports season always seems to be over in a blink. A few random observations: — The Greenwich baseball and Westhill softball teams are the only remaining ones unbeaten in conference play. Which one has the better chance to stay that way? […] [Read More]
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Pugliano, Macari BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

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Dario Pugliano of the Fairfield Warde baseball team and Allison Macari of the Westhill softball team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Pugliano and Macari will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. The Mustangs went 2-0 behind an offensive outburst from Pugliano, who was 7 for 8, with three […] [Read More]
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