Sport: Rowing Race

Because intercollegiate championship races have been bungled at Poughkeepsie in the past, a new rule was made this year that any crew late at the starting line would be disqualified. All nine shells were on time; there were no false starts; in sweltering heat they moved away together down the choppy river, with the nine cox-swains yelping in different keys. They had gone almost a mile when the people mopping their faces on the observation trains began to yell. Massachusetts Tech had pulled out in front, nervy enough to be pacemakers for the big...

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