Sport: Virginia Boxers

Undergraduates at the University of Virginia are enthusiastic boxers. The heavyweight champion at Virginia enjoys the social prestige which at comparable institutions goes to the football captain. The boxing team, has won 23 dual meets in a row, four consecutive Southern Conference championships. Its bouts attract crowds of 5,000, many of them female relatives and friends. Last week, the Virginia boxing team journeyed to Annapolis for the big meet of the year against Navy. Six thousand tickets, priced at 75¢ each and allotted to undergraduates and alumni, were sold on issue. A...

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