that?" I say. "What perfect weight control."
"If you stand
there any longer the needle's going to go up."
I give my jersey
number to Mickey Vogt, the assistant coach, and he checks me off as having made
weight. In our league we run weigh-ins strictly on an honor system. The first
thing I do after making weight is take a drink—a long drink. Then Artie and I
start talking about weigh-ins.
Alan didn't make it the first time around," he says.
"How much did
they miss it by?"
a pound for Chip and nearly two pounds for Alan."
hustle down to the boiler room," I said. "This is the best weigh-in
I've had yet. Timed it perfectly today. Last week for Columbia I went all the
way down to 151."
"You know it
would be really lousy to find that after all the trouble we go through making
weight the other teams don't even bother."
"I guess we
can't know for sure. But I heard that Navy weighs in on Wednesday. They can get
pretty big in those extra two days."
"Yes, and I
heard that Penn doesn't bother to make weight after the first game. We play
them last this year, so they ought to be really big."