The rock located near the H-Y upstream finish line is painted in the colors of the winning team for the next year.
Below are links to newspaper previews of the 145th Harvard-Yale Regatta, America's oldest intercollegiate sporting event, which will be raced Saturday morning on the Thames River in greater New London, Conn. Also featured is a video report on the Regatta from the website of The Day.
The Boston Globe: Incentives abound in H-Y regatta
The Day (New London): Harvard looks to extend regatta win streak with young crew
The Boston Herald: Michael DiSanto keeps crew afloat
The Day (New London): Yale, Harvard are getting an early start this year
New Haven Register: Yale-Harvard Regatta: Still oldest, but not the last