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The Rye Boys basketball team poses after winning the Cliff Clinton Classic on Dec. 8. The Garnets topped Blind Brook 64-53 in the championship game. Contributed photo
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Garnets claim crown at Cliff Clinton Classic

With a strong showing at the season-opening Cliff Clinton Classic this weekend, the Rye Garnets basketball team proved just how effective it can be. With decisive back-to-back wins against Pleasantville and Blind Brook to claim the tourney title, the Garnets started off the 2018-19 campaign on the right foot, but […]

Rye's senior basketball players
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Rye eyes strong season

With a host of top area teams populating the schedule this winter, the Rye basketball team comes into the season knowing full well that it will have to earn each and every victory. And according to head coach John Aguilar, the undersized, scrappy Garnets are eager to prove their doubters […]

Teaghan Flaherty drives past a Somers players during last year’s Class A semifinal game at the Westchester County Center. Flaherty is one of several returning Garnet players.
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Garnets look for repeat

As the Rye Garnets get set for their first taste of competition with a Saturday scrimmage, head coach Dennis Hurlie wants his players to be clear about one thing: they’re not here to pick up where they left off. The 2017-2018 Section I Class A champions may have high expectations, […]

Declan Lavelle looks for a receiver downfield. The driving rain limited Rye’s ability to throw the ball on Friday night.
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Rye falls short in title game

Rye couldn’t have come much closer to winning a section title on Friday night, without actually winning the game. Playing in the Class A finals at Mahopac High School on Nov. 2, No. 4 seed Rye fell victim to a banner day by John Jay quarterback Bryce Ford—as well as […]

Ellis Tucci lays a shoulder into a Harrison defender during a regular season game. On May 29, the Garnets fell in overtime to Pelham in the Class C championship game. Photo/Mike Smith
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OT goal pushes Pelicans past Garnets

After a brilliant run to the Section I title game, Rye’s lacrosse season came to a heartbreaking end on May 29, as the Garnets lost an overtime thriller to Pelham 9-8 in the Class C finals. Despite the loss, however, Rye coach Steve Lennon is confident that his program will […]