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1941-1942 School Year
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1941-1942 Varsity Team Photo: Front Row: Olson, Robinson, Sword, Ray Ladurini, Crawford, Kostilnik, Ford, H. Lindberg, George. Second Row: B. Ladurini, Erickson, McPherson, Ellis, E. Lindberg, A. Lindberg, Christina, Swanson, Dahlstrom. W. Peterson, Flaherty. Third Row: Esterly, Burt Peterson, Brown, Ferencik, Myrvold, Wilson, Carlson, Sedio, McMoore, Gerlinger, Minsho, Gillick. Back Row: Moldo, Kupka, McKnight, King, McLearn, Hreha, Jeff Roff, Bachdorf, Libby, Judd, Walker, Hancock.

With games against Henry and Vocational now counting toward the standings, the teams played eight games in the city instead of six.  The teams would play all but one of their fellow city teams.  Head Coach Lester Barnard began his 14th season leading the Tigers.  Only Joseph Markley of Central has been coaching in the city longer.  Luther Mona again assisted Barnard.

South opened the season against Roosevelt.  The Tigers overwhelmed the Teddies and won 20-0.

For the second time, South played Vocational.  Like last season, Vocational again won.  The score was 18-8.

South bounced back against Central.  Another shutout by the defense gave the Tigers a 12-0 win.

In a high-scoring game, West beat South 25-20.  This was followed by a 19-7 loss to Washburn.

Homecoming was next, which was a defensive struggle with Edison.  Neither team won.  The final was a 6-6 tie.

For the first time in history, South took on Patrick Henry.  Both Henry and South had two wins going into the game.  South lead the Patriots by ½ game due to the tied against Edison.  For the third time, the South defense stepped up and shut out their opponents.  Henry fell 12-0.

The last opponent of the season was North.  The Polars were no match for the Tigers.  South won 24-0, with the Tiger defense gaining their fourth shutout of the season.