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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Jason Hulsman, left, and teammate Brian Meyer tried to paddle away from Precious Blood’s boat paddled by Craig Fritch, top left, Ruth Coller, Holly Reckelhoff and Cassie Beyke during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta on Saturday. Precious Blood won the race to become the community division champion.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Hundreds of spectators lined the Patoka River at the plaza of the Jasper Riverwalk to watch the third annual Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald While helping to paddle the Farm Credit Mid-America boat Saturday, Leslie Petry of Holland used her arm and her oar to push away from Herald Sports Editor Brendan Perkins and the newspaper’s boat during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Participants in the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta and supporters on the shore dressed for the occasion Saturday. Linda Troxler, clockwise from left, Rich Meyer, Shirley Meyer and Mariemma Huebner, all of Jasper, cheered on Trinity United Church of Christ’s Noah’s Ark-themed boat during the race.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Noah Heim, 13, left, and his brother Isaac, 10, of Jasper, laughed in the water after their boat sank during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Luke Taylor of Huntingburg paused before the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in the Patoka River in Jasper on Saturday. Taylor was on the Home Instead corporate boat that was had a "Wizard of Oz" theme and was shaped like a ruby slipper.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Mara Birrell of Celestine, dressed as Dorothy from "The Wizard of Oz," paddled down the Patoka River during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Daniel Buechlein, right, Eric Schum and Daniel Walker, rowing for Uebelhor & Sons, tried to get their boat back on track during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in the Patoka River in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Holly Reckelhoff and Cassie Beyke, both teachers at Precious Blood School, helped row Precious Blood's Noah's Ark-themed boat down the Patoka River during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday. Their boat won the community boat championship.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Amber Taylor of Tell City, left, Austin Schulthies of Dubois, Brittany Schmidt of Jasper and Brittany Padgett of Dubois tried to stay afloat as their German American "Duck Dynasty"-themed boat sank during one of the corporate races of the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Luke Hassenour, 9, and Will Weinzapfel, 10, both of St. Anthony, rowed their "Duck Dynasty"-themed boat to victory during the "hoot race" of the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Trophies awaited winners of the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Holy Family teachers Kristi Wehr, left, Jenna Hochmeister and Shelley Weinzapfel, all of Jasper, reacted to their boat starting to collapse and sink during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Lily Hulsman of Jasper, 7, donned a giraffe hat to support Trinity United Church of Christ's Noah's Ark-themed boat during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Emily Heim, 11, clockwise from left, her cousin Isaac Heim, 10, their friend Evan Gress, 13, and Isaac's brother Noah, 13, all of Jasper, rowed their boat down the Patoka River during the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday. They made their boat that morning.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Stephanie Luke of Jasper sat on what was left of the Kimball Electronics boat while Shane Wood, left, Kevin Bottoms, Cory Huebner and Mike Savage, all of Jasper, piled up the wreckage after participating in the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.

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    Ariana van den Akker/The Herald Maci Buck, 10, Mitchell Werner, 10, and Matthew Murphy, 8, all of Jasper, cheered for the Jasper Engines/Ruxer Ford boat as it won the corporate championship of the Holy Family School Patoka Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper on Saturday.