Overtime

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

A talented field: 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 Trumbull girls soccer, Fairfield Warde girls cross country, Greenwich field hockey, Fairfield Ludlowe volleyball, Stamford volleyball, Ridgefield football and St. Joseph football teams. The winner will get T-shirts with our […] [Read More]
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Westhill football team Overtime Team of the Week

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Ending a 20-game losing streak, beating Trumbull for the first time and holding off a strong challenge from the Greenwich volleyball team has earned the Westhill football team the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Vikings will receive a plaque and T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, the Stamford Advocate, Karl […] [Read More]
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FCIAC Football Rewind: Stamford football scratches a 6-year itch

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The recent history of Stamford high school football has been well documented. There have been short-term pockets of success at Stamford High School and Trinity Catholic during the modern era and, save for a couple of years, almost universal disappointment at Westhill. There have been seasons where the Black Knights and Crusaders have been near […] [Read More]
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Webb, Pullen BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Cameron Webb of the Stamford football team and Emily Pullen of the Fairfield Warde girls soccer team are the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Webb and Pullen will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Webb carried the ball 16 times for 146 yards, had a 28-yard touchdown reception and scored three […] [Read More]
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Rolling a 7: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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After a number of spectacular efforts,¬†we have seven teams on the menu for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote. Your finalists are: the Trinity Catholic football, Westhill football, Stamford field hockey, Wilton field hockey, Darien volleyball, Greenwich volleyball and Fairfield Warde girls soccer teams. The winner will get T-shirts with our new logo […] [Read More]
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Norwalk boys soccer team Overtime Team of the Week

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The Norwalk boys soccer team held off a strong challenge and is this school year’s first winner of the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Bears will receive a plaque and T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, the Stamford Advocate, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health and Rehabilitation, New Balance of New Canaan, […] [Read More]
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FCIAC Football Rewind: It was all in the Cards

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It isn’t often that a team finds itself in a must-win situation on opening day. “We needed a win to get into FCIACs and states, which is our ultimate goal,” Greenwich’s Taylor Olmstead said on Monday, just under 72 hours after the Cardinals had gone on the road for a critical 20-7 win against Ridgefield. […] [Read More]
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Forney, Perticone BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Trey Forney of the Brien McMahon football team and Lexie Perticone of the Darien field hockey team are the first BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week for this school year. Forney and Perticone will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Forney had a 98-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage, […] [Read More]
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Halftime with Nicole Pellicano: Pasta parties and initiation

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(Nicole Pellicano is a senior at Westhill High School and a member of the girls soccer team. This year she is doing an independent study in part with me on sports media and journalism. She will be blogging here, taking you inside her final year playing competitive soccer during the fall. Nicole is also maintaining […] [Read More]
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The First 7: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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WE’RE BACKKKKK. After a three-month break, we have seven teams that are off to hot starts for our first Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote for the 2012-13 school year. Your finalists are: the Trumbull girls soccer, Staples football, Greenwich football, Norwalk boys soccer, New Canaan girls soccer, Ridgefield girls cross country and Westhill […] [Read More]
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