Sport: Revenge at Oakland

A year ago on windy Lake Washington, the California crew that later won the Poughkeepsie Regatta and the Olympic Championship, won its first race of the season. The other boat was Washington's. Hopelessly outclassed from the start, rigged too low for the choppy water, with seat tracks awash after the first mile, it trailed in 18 lengths behind.

That was a record beating for a West Coast crew. What happened on the Oakland Estuary last week, with 50,000 people watching the regatta, was a record revenge. Washington's freshmen won their race by three...

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