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The unwritten rulebook
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The unwritten rulebook

The tricky thing about unwritten rules is that when edicts aren’t spelled out in black and white, it leaves an awful lot of room for gray area. Perhaps no sport in the world has more unwritten rules than baseball. Coming in at 284 pages long, the official Major League Baseball […]

Gus Rodriguez, right, and Sean Hayes crew the RowAmerica Rye pair boat in Worcester, Massachusetts on May 21. On June 11, they won the gold medal at the USRowing National Championships in Sarasota, Florida.
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Local rowers shine at nationals

If one thing is certain, it’s that RowAmerica Rye men’s team has a taste for gold. Since RowAmerica Rye opened its doors in March of 2013, the fact that the men’s team captured a total of three gold medals—in back-to-back years—is just unfathomable. One of the gold medalists savoring the […]

Rye falls in double-OT thriller
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Rye falls in double-OT thriller

Rye’s hopes for a run to a state title were dashed on June 3, when the Garnets dropped a double-overtime heartbreaker to Section II’s Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. Although an ill-timed turnover led to the goal that ended Rye’s season, head coach Dennis Hurlie remains confident that the Garnets’ relative youth […]

Softball not a hard sell
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Softball not a hard sell

The best baseball game I watched all year wasn’t a major league contest. It wasn’t a Section I playoff tilt, either. In fact, it wasn’t even technically “baseball.” On Monday night, softball teams from Oklahoma and Florida played the first game in a best-of-three College World Series finals. Seventeen innings […]

The Rye girls lacrosse team celebrates after its Class C section title win. The championship is Rye’s first in five years. Contributed Photo
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Rye nabs Class C title

They may not have boasted a gaudy regular season record, but in the end, the Rye Garnets proved they were the team to beat in Class C. On May 25, Rye’s lacrosse team downed Hendrick Hudson 11-6 at Yorktown High School to hoist the Class C sectional title, in a […]