Sport: Go West, Young Oarsman

On the West Coast the home-grown male often seems to run to an angular, muscular 6 ft. 3 in. 175-pounder who likes to lose himself in the anonymity of a number in an eight-oared shell. Each February hordes of them report to Washington Coach Al Ulbrickson and California's Ky Ebright; each June one or the other of the Western crews manages to give the East a rowing lesson. Only twice in the past 18 years has the West failed to win the big Intercollegiate Rowing Association regatta at Poughkeepsie.

This year the race had been shifted from the turbulent Hudson to...

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