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1957-1958 Men's Swimming Season
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Front Row: Dave Larson, Doug Sacre, Dave Boll, Boll Larson, Bob Johnson, Allan Born. Middle Row: Coach Clive Cleary, Jay Cayton, Ronald Steckman, Bill Bock, Jerry Ranke, Jim Eppersen. Back Row: Bill Willey, Marty Flasher, Grey Getty, Gary Jones Bob Stewart, Pat Smith.

The Polar swimmers finished the season with an 8-2 record, good for second place in the conference.  Coach Clive Cleary had the Polars swimming faster and diving better than teams have in many years. 

 

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City Champion Bob Johnson executes a jackknife dive.

The team won against Central (43-38), Edison (54-33), Henry (62-25), Marshall (57-24), South (67-19), Southwest (64-23), Vocational (69-18) and West (47-40).  The only two losses came at the hands of Roosevelt

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Dave Boll is off to a flying start at the beginning of another race.
(46-41) and Washburn (51-36).

 

Individual honors came for diver Bob Johnson who was undefeated during the regular season.  At the conference meet, he easily won the diving crown.