Sport: Ultimate Frisbee

A white Frisbee skittered and soared across the spring afternoon as students scrambled between rows of sugar maples that marked the sidelines of a makeshift playing field. An uninformed visitor to the Tufts University campus in Medford, Mass., last week might well have decided that the "Third Invitational Mother's Day Classic" had been taken over by platoons of demented discus throwers. What the galloping giddiness actually involved was an Ultimate Frisbee game between Tufts and Hampshire College of Amherst, one of the final events of the season for the nation's newest intercollegiate sport.

A zany mixture of razzle-dazzle football, playground basketball...

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