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If there is any college team which deserves the hearty support of Harvard College, and which is, instead, shamefully neglected, it is the Lacrosse team. Year after year this team has trained patiently without any encouragement from the college. Year after year it has brought back the championship to Harvard, sometimes all alone in its glory. And what comes of it? Is any celebration arranged in honor of the event? Are the members of the winning team rewarded even with the faintest praise for their exertions and success? Are cups voted them? The CRIMSON devotes half a column to an editorial congratulating the members of the team and the college at large for having such a team. That is all, and one of the worthiest of the scanty number of Harvard's championships is passed over and forgotten. What is the reason of this unjust and undeserved neglect? Nothing but a feeling which pervades the college, injurious both to it and to athletics, that it is not the thing to play lacrosse. Think of it. How silly and weak the reason is which keeps men from learning this game. At Princeton, during May and June, one sees the men who will play foot-ball in the fall playing lacrosse, the best exercise in the world for foot-ball training. That is what should be done here. Every foot-ball player who is not rowing or playing base-ball should be trying for the lacrosse team. It should form a part of the training for foot-ball. In this way the sport will take the high stand in college sentiment which it certainly deserves. Either something must be done, and soon, to rekindle enthusiasm in lacrosse, or we shall have to throw away almost our only championship simply because it is "not the thing" to win it any longer.

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