Colleges: Out of the Slough

The team was back victorious, and Oregon was incredulous. OF Portland State had won not the Class D basketball crown or the Yukon curling final but television's G.E. College Bowl quiz, breaking all records and mopping up $10,500 in scholarships. With snap-snap-snap aplomb, the team had proved that it knew the word that means both monk and monkey (Capuchin), the doctor who pioneered the use of carbolic acid (Joseph Lister), the play that opens on the setting of the palace of Theseus in Athens (A Midsummer-Night's Dream), and 200 other facts.


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