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Announcing the Bobby Vs-Overtime Spring Fling contest

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Spring flings are a little crazy and bring together students from across the country. In trying to come up with a new contest to go with the ones we hold in the fall and winter, we decided to come up with our own unique version that is a little wild, different and will bring together […] [Read More]
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Fairfield Co-Op Boys Volleyball team Overtime Team of the Week

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The Fairfield Co-Op boys volleyball team is the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. Fairfield 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. Fairfield beat off strong challenges from the […] [Read More]
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Spicci, Tangney BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Jon Spicci of the Ridgefield boys golf team and Katie Tangney of the Fairfield Warde girls lacrosse team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Spicci and Tangney will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Spicci shot 36, 36, 36 and 37 to finish a combined 4-over-par for the week […] [Read More]
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Vazquez continues to be quite a catch for St. Joseph

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You only need to watch one of her towering home runs or throws down to second base to discern that St. Joseph catcher Jenn Vazquez is a special talent. But what makes her one of the state’s best — and among the most underrated — players is her cerebral approach to softball. And that was […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: Stephanie Becker Dedication Ceremony

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Stephanie Becker was one of the most accomplished high school students I’ve covered or worked with in 30 years. I wrote about her as a three-sport athlete at Westhill, consulted with her when she was managing editor of the school’s student newspaper, The Westword, and watched with admiration as she went on to graduate magna […] [Read More]
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8 is Enough: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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We have eight teams coming off of strong performances on the menu for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote. Your finalists are: the Ridgefield boys golf, Darien boys golf, Greenwich girls tennis, Staples girls tennis, Danbury softball, St. Joseph baseball, Fairfield Co-Op boys volleyball and New Canaan boys lacrosse teams. The winner will […] [Read More]
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Darien girls lacrosse team Overtime Team of the Week

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The Darien girls lacrosse team is the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. The Blue Wave 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. Darien beat off strong challenges from […] [Read More]
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Casali, Robustelli BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Andrew Casali of the New Canaan baseball team and Krista Robustelli of the Stamford softball team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Casali and Robustelli will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Casali pitched a complete-game four-hitter in a 10-2 win over Brien McMahon and finished 3-for-6, with 6 […] [Read More]
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Baseball parity is reinforced; the best baseball/softball school is…?

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Baseball parity has been a common theme here this spring and will not be going away anytime soon — likely at all. It is not an FCIAC phenomenon: I just cast my vote in the state writers’ baseball poll. It took me twice as long as usual. I always look at my previous week’s vote […] [Read More]
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7 Up: 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 Darien girls lacrosse, St. Joseph softball, Wilton girls lacrosse, Greenwich boys volleyball, Ridgefield boys lacrosse, Staples boys lacrosse and New Canaan girls lacrosse teams. The winner will get our T-shirts […] [Read More]
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