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 Posted On Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Newman team wins Great Oaks 
WEST END — For the first time in recent memory, a local high school has won the Allstate Sugar Bowl Great Oaks Regatta. The team from Isidore Newman School won their division in the preliminary round and rolled on to overall victory in the final round. Despite winning six of eight races in the finals, the gritty Greenies had to stage a comeback from a mid-series stumble, retaking the lead in the very last race. The Newman team is Emily Alfortish, Ellie Menszer, Nick Combe, Thomas Kerrigan, and Jonathan Schrantz (not pictured). Click on photo for results.
 Posted On Sunday, August 26, 2018
Grandmasters place second at Harbor Court 
NEWPORT, R.I.—SYC's team racers wrapped-up the 2018 season at New York YC's Harbor Court with a second place finish in the NYYC Grandmasters event. SYC's best prior finish in this event was third. SYC came from behind to defeat Newport Harbor YC in the semifinals 2–1, but fell to host NYYC 3–1 in the finals. The skippers were Marc Eagan, John Dane & Benz Faget. Click thru for more.
 Posted On Monday, August 20, 2018
SYC Wins Hinman Masters Team Race 
NEWPORT, R.I. — After 14 attempts spanning 17 years, SYC team racers have finally won the New York YC's prestigious Hinman Masters Invitational Team Race. SYC's John Alden Meade recounted their path to victory, "Sunday was super windy, and we were faster and had better boathandling. We were able to get the error rate down low enough to barely make it into the final four [as the #4 seed], and then went the distance against the #1 seed Seawanhaka Corinthian YC (2–1), then in the finals against #2 seed Noroton YC (3–2). Came down to the final race. It was thrilling." Click thru for more.