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Fish Will Be Thrown

The game that Cornellians have had circled on their calendars since April is tomorrow night. Savor it.

Last spring, a bunch of know-nothing Cantabrigians beat out our boys in carnelian and white for the Cleary Cup. On Friday night, the Lynah Faithful will get their revenge.

Simply put: The energy in Lynah when the Crimson take the ice and the first fish (or lobster or octopus) gets lobbed over the glass in unrivaled. There's nothing else like it in college hockey or in Ivy League sports. Some would-be posers like to think that their football rivalry is important, but it's really just a lame excuse to get drunk by a bunch of kids who don't know the difference between a touchdown and a touch back.

Meanwhile, Cornell Athletics has issued a strongly worded statement citing a "zero-tolerance policy" towards bringing fish into Lynah. Sure. Yeah. Right.

Want to watch the game in your home town? Find out where, here.

Matthew Nagowski | Posted on November 09, 2006 (#)

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