Brothers in Baldness

Photos by Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
Jasper High School sophomore swimmer Amos Buschkoetter looks up as senior Andrew King shaves his head at the home of freshman teammate Noah Wagner in Jasper on Wednesday. The Jasper boys swim team has been shaving their heads before the sectional competition for nearly four decades. The preliminary heat of the swimming sectional will be held tonight and the championship is on Saturday.


Jasper High School freshman swimmer Noah Wagner blows lose hair as he buzzes the head of junior Abraham De La Cruz at the Wagners' home in Jasper on Wednesday. "We get a bond from being bald," Abraham said.

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