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Nye resigns as York football coach

Published: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 4:53 p.m. CST • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:43 a.m. CST

ELMHURST – Steve Nye has resigned from his post as York football coach, as confirmed by athletic director Ron Murphy.

The Dukes were 3-15 on the varsity level in Nye's two years in charge.

York went 0-9 last season and 3-6 this fall under Nye. The Dukes have reason to expect better success in the future since the sophomore team went 7-2 and the freshman A team went 6-1-1.

Nye came to York from Brother Rice, where he coached from 1999 until 2011. At Brother Rice, Nye was 97-59, including three straight 10 win seasons from 2003-2005.

The Dukes' back-to-back losing seasons were the program's first since 2000-2001.

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