Overtime

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

Quinn, Ventura BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Connor Quinn of the Fairfield Ludlowe baseball team and Jordan Ventura of the New Canaan softball team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Quinn and Ventura will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Quinn went 5-for-8 and drove in four runs, including game-winning walkoff hits against Danbury and Darien, […] [Read More]
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FCIAC baseball, softball playoffs as wide open as ever

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And it all begins on Monday, the roads to the FCIAC baseball and softball titles. What makes this year so special? Never have the playoffs started before with so many teams in each sport having realistic shots at winning the FCIAC title. If you are the Greenwich baseball team, and worked so hard to earn […] [Read More]
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Figure 8: 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 Fairfield Ludlowe girls tennis, New Canaan softball, Stamford girls lacrosse, Staples boys volleyball, Danbury girls lacrosse, Greenwich baseball, Westhill boys track and Ridgefield boys lacrosse teams. The winner will get […] [Read More]
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Poll: Which team will win the FCIAC softball title?

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The eight-team field was secured tonight when Danbury defeated Staples to clinch the No. 8 seed, St. Joseph clinched the top seed with a win over Westhill, which will be the No. 2 seed with a victory on Friday over Ridgefield. Stamford will be either the No. 2 or 3 seed, and Darien, Fairfield Ludlowe, […] [Read More]
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Staples baseball team Overtime Team of the Week

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The Staples baseball team is the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. The Wreckers 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. Staples beat off strong challenges from the Trumbull […] [Read More]
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Kurtz, Hurd, DeBrisco Rae’s Day Scholarship winners; Walk this Sunday

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Leading up to Sunday’s annual fundraising Walk to Remember, the Rae’s Day scholarship winners were announced on Tuesday: Morgan Kurtz of Westhill, Kellie Hurd of Trinity Catholic and Katie DeBrisco of Stamford High School. The three will be honored during this weekend’s second-annual walk, which raises money for the Rachel Sottosanti Memorial Fund, which was […] [Read More]
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Giordano headed back to NCAA Tournament — as a coach

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Success has followed Melissa Giordano around the softball diamond like a shadow. She parlayed a stellar career at Stamford High School into a scholarship at Marist College. In Giordano’s freshman season, the Red Foxes went to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. As a senior, Giordano was named the Metro Atlantic […] [Read More]
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Wynne, DeBalsi, Gravitte BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

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Henry Wynne of the Staples boys track team, Hannah DeBalsi of the Staples girls track team and Ellie Gravitte of the Ridgefield girls track team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week. Wynne, DeBalsi and Gravitte will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training. Wynne set a school record with a […] [Read More]
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