Sport: Anchors Aweigh

Since February the Navy's eight-oar crew had practiced in a bathtub-sized inlet at Annapolis called College Creek. The creek, only 400 yards long, wandered around four bends and under three bridges. Navy's crew banked around the turns, used more rudder than oars, cussed the creek, and seemed to have become a crack outfit. On the broad Hudson at the Poughkeepsie intercollegiate regatta last week, the Annapolis crew proved it.

The two West Coast entrants, Washington and California, were not what they once were in the days when they monopolized Poughkeepsie. Navy's shrewd Coach...

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