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Don’t write off the Staples baseball team just yet

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The chatter started back in March: this was the season the Staples baseball team would finally take a fall back to the pack. The Wreckers had won three of the previous five FCIAC titles, given the parity in the league an extraordinary accomplishment (consider since Trinity Catholic won back to back championships in 1999 and […] [Read More]
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Party on: Vote for the Bobby Vs-Overtime Spring Fling winner

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We have a lineup of 10 FCIAC spring athletes as finalists for the first annual Bobby Vs-Overtime Spring Fling contest. The winner will receive dinner along with 10 friends at Stamford’s Bobby Vs Sports Restaurant. The contestants were chosen from entries submitted by spring athletes at league schools. In the instances when more than one […] [Read More]
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A new 9: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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We have nine teams coming off of strong performances on the menu for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote. Your finalists are: the St. Joseph softball, Staples baseball, Greenwich boys lacrosse, Trumbull softball, Danbury baseball, Wilton girls lacrosse, New Canaan girls lacrosse, Ridgefield boys golf and Fairfield Ludlowe girls lacrosse teams. The winner […] [Read More]
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Stamford, St. Joseph softball players step up for Erin Babineau Memorial Fund

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The FCIAC softball community is closer than most sports, due in part to many of the top players from different schools playing together on the summer circuit. During the high school season, the teams battle hard for 7 innings and quickly renew friendships after the final out. One charity that has served as a bond […] [Read More]
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Greenwich softball team Overtime Team of the Week

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The Greenwich softball team is the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. The Cardinals 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. Greenwich beat off strong challenges from the New […] [Read More]
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Stamford, Trinity Catholic, Westhill Scholar-Athletes honored

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The CIAC held its annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Sunday, where one male and one female from each member state high school is honored for their accomplishments both on the playing fields and in the classrooms. Former Wilton — and U.S. Women’s National Team — soccer star Kristine Lilly was the guest speaker. The six Stamford […] [Read More]
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Trabakino, Osherow BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Carter Trabakino of the Stamford boys lacrosse team and Erika Osherow of the Darien softball team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Trabakino and Osherow will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Trabakino finished with four goals and two assists in the Black Knights’ first-ever win over Trumbull and […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield baseball team has been downright offensive

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Ridgefield has emerged as a boys lacrosse power in recent years, one of the Fairfield County towns where the sport has really bloomed. The baseball program has had periods of success, but just one FCIAC championship trophy  in the school showcase, and that was in 1988. Is this the year the Tigers win titles in […] [Read More]
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