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rush

1. n. a quick print of a day’s shooting of a film. (Filmmaking. Usually plural.) After today’s shooting, we’ll watch yesterday’s rushes.
2. n. a period of time when fraternities and sororities are permitted to pursue new members. (Collegiate.) When does rush start this year?
3. tv. [for a fraternity or sorority member] to try to persuade someone to join. They can’t rush anyone except during rush week.
4. tv. to court or date someone, usually a woman. (From sense 3) He spent some time trying to rush her but had to give up.
5. n. a burst of energy or good feeling from a drug; the explosive euphoria of some kinds of drugs. (Drugs.) What kind of rush does this have?
6. n. any excitement; any burst of good feeling. (From sense 5) The wonderful ending to the movie gave me a rush.
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Emmitt Smith, bothered by a weak ankle, has gained only 92 rushing yards over the past three games and Dallas are doomed if he stays in a slump.
Agoura's passing game offset Buena's 175 rushing yards.
Burroughs 30, Schurr 14: Thomas Kyle led visiting Burroughs of Burbank with 111 yards rushing, including a 15-yard scoring run for the game's first score.
Watson and Michael Wimberly, who scored two conversions, combined for 83 yards rushing on 11 carries.
Markey, who is 5-11, 195 pounds, set a New Orleans-area career prep record with 3,832 yards rushing and 60 touchdowns.
In the new rotation, Drew had 52 carries the past four weeks and his weekly rushing attempts have ranged from 11 to 15.
Tyler finished with 42 yards on eight carries as Glendale gained 268 yards rushing.
Brandon McCullough scored on a 5-yard run in the fourth quarter to give Glendale its fifth rushing touchdown of the afternoon.
McCown led Rio Mesa in rushing with 83 yards on 14 carries.
Portis also led Taft in rushing with 57 yards on eight carries.
Berry Hollie and Brendan Nakamine led a Montclair Prep defense that allowed just 27 yards rushing on 27 carries.
Knox did a little bit of everything, catching a 27-yard touchdown pass, returning a fumble 35 yards for a touchdown and rushing for a 29-yard touchdown.
Eddie Gomez rushed for 85 yards and quarterback Ricky Neale ran for 73 for El Camino Real (6-3, 2-2), which had 457 rushing yards on 42 carries.
Jammal Rashad scored three first-half rushing touchdowns and Gilbert Linton gained 110 yards on seven carries with two second-half touchdowns for Granada Hills (5-2, 1-1).