If you have scanned your Twitter feed at any point during the past month, it is easy to see why there is a strong sentiment to give 2016 a swift kick into the rear-view mirror. Often this has been in response to the growing list of celebrity losses in the entertainment world; we have seen the deaths of an extraordinary number of performers with visionary talent, especially in the music world.
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 BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Female Player of the Year award.
After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past three months, starting on Sunday morning it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected four outstanding male and nine female finalists for the BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Male and Female Player of the Year awards.
Two of the big winners last week were Dave Schulz and Dane Street. Schulz, the new FCIAC commissioner, saw all of the league’s tournaments that were held live up to the hype. There were no blowouts, just overtime games, fifth sets and one-goal outcomes. Street is the new athletic director at Ridgefield. That makes for a good segue…
Kevin Iobbi of the Greenwich football team and Marcie Maguire of the Ridgefield girls swimming team are this week’s BlueStreak-Ruden Report Players of the Week.
Iobbi and Maguire will each receive our POTW T-shirts.
NORWALK — In praising the trajectory of one of her life-long teammate’s swimming career, Stephanie Czulewicz said of her sister Lauren, “She is so much better than everyone else that they move her up. She wanted to follow in my footsteps basically.”
Stephanie’s words were followed with a smile and chuckle, which is almost always the case. But don’t let the delivery mask the sincerity.
For one, Lauren admits to looking up to her sister, older by just one year. More importantly, Stephanie has been blazing a trail of distinctions and Lauren is quite literally following in her footsteps, or rather ripples.
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 six outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Female Player of the Year award.
The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and The Ruden Report.
Here are the finalists, who were all named to the All-FCIAC and All-State teams, and their accomplishments (based on information submitted by coaches):
The Darien girls swimming team is The Ruden Report FCIAC Team of the Week.
The Blue Wave will get our T shirts, courtesy of our sponsors: BlueStreak Sports Training, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health and Rehabilitation, Riko’s Pizza, Bobby V’s Sports Bar, Chicken Joe’s of New Canaan, Zody’s 19th Hole, Building Blocks, New Balance of New Canaan and Resource Management Group.
Kentrell Snider of the Brien McMahon football team and Verity Abel of the Staples girls swimming team are this week’s BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Players of the Week, presented by Chicken Joe’s.