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How Rich Albonizio got Greenwich football job without technically applying…and helped Mike Walsh get into FCIAC Hall of Fame

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The FCIAC’s Annual Recognition Program, which was held Tuesday night at Norwalk’s Chatham Manor, is always a good time. The league honors its top coaches from the year and, as the highlight, inducts a new class into its Hall of Fame. Personally, much of the enjoyment is the chance to reconnect with a lot of […] [Read More]
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Wilton boys lacrosse team Overtime Team of the Week

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The Wilton boys lacrosse team is the final Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week for the 2012-13 school year. The Warriors will get T-shirts courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, the Stamford Advocate, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health and Rehabilitation, Riko’s Pizza, Mitchells/Richards, Bobby V’s Restaurant, Voice of an Angel and Dr. Brown’s Baby Products. […] [Read More]
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Season in review: Parity, parity, parity…and two state baseball titles

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The keyword for the FCIAC baseball and softball seasons, going back to early April, was parity. The playoff races would be wide open. More teams than ever would have a chance to win a title. Just two games separated the No. 2-7 seeds in the baseball tournament and, true to form, again a lower seed […] [Read More]
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Final Five: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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We have five state championship teams on the menu this week for the final Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote for the 2012-13 season. Your finalists are: the Staples boys volleyball, Wilton boys lacrosse, Darien girls lacrosse, New Canaan baseball and St. Joseph baseball teams. The winner will get our T-shirts and a plaque, […] [Read More]
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A Fine Nine: Vote of the BlueStreak-Overtime Spring Female Player of the Year

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After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past two months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected nine outstanding finalists for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Spring Female Player of the Year award. The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training […] [Read More]
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A Great Eight: Vote of the BlueStreak-Overtime Spring Male Player of the Year

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After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past two months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected eight outstanding finalists for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Spring Male Player of the Year award. The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: A fitting ending for Hompe at New Canaan

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Olivia Hompe’s career at New Canaan High School will be remembered for a number of reasons. She shattered all the state scoring records as a member of the Rams’ hockey team, and became the leading scorer in the lacrosse team’s history. On Saturday afternoon in Stratford, there was a fitting ending to Hompe’s final game […] [Read More]
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North Stamford Exchange Club keeps giving…to boost female athletics

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Service clubs have been going the way of flip-phones, but one that continues to flourish and do good for its local community is the North Stamford Exchange Club. The club, in particular, has been supportive of female athletics, awarding trophies to the Stamford city champions in volleyball and softball, who are honored at annual dinners. […] [Read More]
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Slideshow: BlueStreak-Overtime Spring Male Player of the Year finalists

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  On Thursday we announced the eight finalists for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Spring Male Player of the Year award. We put together the above video slideshow of the finalists, with apologies to Noah Farrell, for whom we have no available file photo. The winners will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and the […] [Read More]
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Slideshow: BlueStreak-Overtime Spring Female Player of the Year finalists

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  After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past two months, starting on Sunday evening it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected nine outstanding finalists for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Spring Female Player of the Year award. The winners will receive a […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General