Two completions earned a first down.
Stoppage of the play required the ball carrier to be almost completely beaten into submission, and display an inability of any visible motion.
On land, the touchdown lines were random and marginally visible natural markers.
In the water, we always used the rope.
As for Up the Lake locations, there
was a volleyball net permanently set in up in the second field, which we used
only about once a summer for volleyball. Instead, it was a key element in two
other physical activities:
Though I existed directly next to useless for most athletic related activities, I was responsible for bringing one sport home from the E-Dorms into the Second Field.
“sport” I brought in, I had heard about from a stoner, Mainer college friend, Lucas. It sounded
like the perfect activity for our insane summers. The way to bring it in was easy, I described
the chaotic and violent sounding activity of "Buffalo" to Joe, and waited for him to get
excited about how he could position himself to inflict maximum bludgeoning on
the rest of us.