"Whacking the Waves" by Stan Payne, February 5, 1952. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 004-10565.

Caption under photo: “Bob Sperry, diving star of the Colorado Springs High school swimming team, will be slicing the water in top style this weekend when the Terror mermen invade Cheyenne, Wyo., for a two-meet series against Casper, Cheyenne and Laramie. The Terror dropped two decisions to Cheyenne’s swimmers last week.” Photo appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph on February 6, 1952, page 12.

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