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Brittany Plummer from Champs Boxing Club lands a right hand against Denice O’Leary from Ireland on March 18. Plummer was victorious in her first amateur fight.
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Local fighters take the stage

Only hours before prizefighter Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz stepped through the ropes at Madison Square Garden on March 18, his stablemates at Champs Boxing Club in New Rochelle had a local showcase of their own as they faced off against a squad of boxers from Ireland at the club’s Division […]

The purest joy in sports
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The purest joy in sports

Shortly after Duke’s basketball team won the ACC Tournament two weeks ago, a group chat between my buddies and I began blowing up. Our friend Phil, an avid Blue Devil fan, sent a litany of texts explaining in no uncertain terms that, as Duke was far and away the best […]

Tuckahoe's Austin Pope throws a pitch against North Salem in 2016. This year, the NYSPHSAA has instituted pitch counts and mandatory rest days for high school pitchers. Photo/Mike Smith
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Pitch counts in place

As local baseball teams officially kicked off their first day of spring practice on March 13, high school coaches around the section began the annual process of team building and player evaluation that has become synonymous with their job. But this year, coaches will have an added responsibility as they […]

A different kind of bracket
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A different kind of bracket

Anyone who knows me can tell you that I love a good sports wager. I mean, I don’t always pay up—I still haven’t performed stand-up at an open mic night after the Red Sox’s disastrous 2015 season—but simply having a little extra skin in the game makes watching sports more […]

Max Samberg goes up for a layup against Albertus Magnus. Samberg will be asked to take on a leadership role for the young Garnets next season.
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Garnets gear up for future

Rye’s Feb. 23 loss to Albertus Magnus in the Class A quarterfinals was a particularly tough one for head coach John Aguilar. Part of that had to do with the way it happened—the Garnets fell 55-54 to the Falcons despite getting off the last shot of the game—but it was […]