Overtime

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

Farrell, Howlett BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Noah Farrell of the Wilton boys tennis team and Claire Howlett of the Westhill girls track team are the final BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week for the 2012-13 school year. Farrell and Howlett will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Farrell won his third straight Class L championship with a straight-set […] [Read More]
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Postseason 9: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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We have nine teams on the menu this week for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote. Your finalists are: the Greenwich girls golf, New Canaan girls tennis, Wilton girls tennis, Stamford softball, Ridgefield boys lacrosse, Fairfield Warde boys tennis, Trumbull baseball, St. Joseph baseball and Staples boys lacrosse teams. The winner will get […] [Read More]
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New Canaan softball team Overtime Team of the Week

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The New Canaan softball team is the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. The Rams 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. New Canaan beat off strong challenges from […] [Read More]
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Thibault, Lombardo, Efimov BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Billy Thibault of the Westhill boys track team, Nick Lombardo of the Darien boys track team and Daria Efimov of the Fairfield Ludlowe girls tennis team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Thibault, Lombardo and Efimov will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Thibault tied the FCIAC Championship meet […] [Read More]
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Tournament of Champions: Vote for the Overtime Team of the Week

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We have six teams that won conference championships on the menu for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week vote. Your finalists are: the Fairfield Ludlowe girls tennis, New Canaan softball, Darien girls lacrosse, Greenwich boys tennis, Staples boys volleyball and Danbury baseball teams. The winner will get our T-shirts and a plaque, courtesy of […] [Read More]
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Video Spotlight: The New Canaan softball team’s FCIAC championship medal and trophy awards ceremonies

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The New Canaan softball team had never won an FCIAC playoff game before Monday. On Thursday afternoon, the Rams won their first-ever league championship in the sport, a well-played 2-1 victory over top-seeded St. Joseph. Cydney Ventura pitched a seven-hit shutout and allowed just one unearned run. She was named the most valuable player. Danielle […] [Read More]
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The Colleen Gruendel story (subtitle: when smart people win dumb contests)

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The idea was to add a new Overtime contest for the spring, one that didn’t look to award the “best” anything. Lacking any real inspiration, I came up with a really dumb idea. Boy, did I get lucky that a smart person — a really interesting person who also happens to be a good athlete […] [Read More]
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Westhill boys track team Overtime Team of the Week

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The Westhill boys track team is the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. The Vikings 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. Westhill beat off strong challenges from the […] [Read More]
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