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H.S. Honor Roll: Sectional crowns, state bids earned

Natalie Ryan, Red Hook girls lacrosse — Ryan poured in the game-winning goal to beat Millbrook, giving Red Hook its fifth straight Section 9 Class C title. 473 more words

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Boys tennis: Rammohan heads to state tournament, Arlington duo wins

Senior Dharshan Rammohan of Highland boys tennis had a “shaky start” against Lucas Arora of Cornwall, according to his coach Alan Benson, and lost in straight sets (6-1, 6-0) at Match Point Tennis Center in Goshen. 251 more words

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Local roundup: Local quartet qualify for state golf tourney

Four local golfers qualified for the state tournament after the final round of the Section 9 tournament at par-72 Otterkill Golf & Country Club in Campbell Hall on Wednesday. 831 more words

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Billie Jean King On Elton John's 'Philadelphia Freedom' 40 Years Later

Last month marked the 40th anniversary of Elton John’s “Philadelphia Freedom” reaching the top of the Billboard singles charts.

The song, released as a single, had the inscription “with Love to B.J.K. 674 more words

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Philadelphia-Area Girl Scouts Present Leadership Award to Billie Jean King

By Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Tennis legend Billie Jean King dropped by the Comcast Center, in center city Philadelphia, today to receive an award from the… 135 more words

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'Pure Heroine':: 12

Pure Heroines are the women that change their world,

change others’ schema,

for the better.

Billie Jean King is just such a woman.

She played a famed tennis match known as the “Battle of the Sexes” against… 184 more words

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