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All-Star eights are great

Men’s, women’s boats motor to convincing wins

Members of the Brown University crew attempt to stay warm before the start of the championship eights. Members of the Brown University crew attempt to stay warm before the start of the championship eights. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff
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By John Powers
Globe Staff / October 19, 2009

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All of them had rowed in Saturday’s championship singles or doubles. They started in the sixth spot, squeezed between the German and American boats. They busted one rudder before the start, then another early in the race. “We tried to give the other guys a chance,’’ joked Tideway Scullers coach Bill Barry. (Full article: 841 words)

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