Monthly Archive for January, 2013

: January, 2013

Sizing up Friday night’s key contests

We all are guilty — fans, players and coaches, especially the media — of calling particular games the biggest one of the season. Just to use FCIAC boys basketball as an example of what happens in

Stamford wins Fan Showdown voting; Ridgefield 2nd, Norwalk 3rd

With 41 percent of the vote, Stamford High School has won the voting portion of the 2nd annual Overtime Fan Showdown. Ridgefield, with 24.5 percent of the vote, finished second and Norwalk, with 18.2

Staples girls indoor track team Overtime Team of the Week

The Staples girls indoor track team, which won the FCIAC Western Division championship, is the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. The Wreckers will get T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training,

Fulco, Malvarosa BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

Brandon Fulco of the Trumbull wrestling team and Alyssa Malvarosa of the Wilton girls basketball team are the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Fulco and Malvarosa will each receive

A surprise? Vikings proving they are for real

We’ve discussed all the surprising upsets this season, and the parity that should make the FCIAC Tournament next month one of the most wide open ever. Perhaps overlooked, or not fully appreciated, is

Overtime Fan Showdown (Part 1): Which FCIAC school has the best fans?

They battle from the bleachers, from the stands, and now, in the age of social media, on Twitter. So, for the second year in a row, we ask the question: which FCIAC school has the best fans? We call

This Week’s 7: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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 Fairfield Ludlowe gymnastics, Danbury girls basketball, Wilton

Montelli still a gym rat, even in retirement

Anyone who thought retirement was going to mean winter trips to Florida or afternoons in front of the television for former St. Joseph boys basketball coach Vito Montelli, well, doesn’t know Montelli.

Darien boys swimming team Overtime Team of the Week

The Darien boys swimming team, which evened its record at 2-2 with a 104-82 upset of Ridgefield, is the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. The Blue Wave will get T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports

It’s Back: The 2nd annual Overtime Fan Showdown

It started as a debate last winter about which gym was the most difficult in the FCIAC to play in during basketball season, and eventually evolved into a bigger question: which league school has the