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1946-1947 School Year
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1946-1947 Varsity Team Photo: Players names were not listed in the 1947 South Yearbook.

The 1946-1947 basketball season had two major changes.  First, all the young men who went to fight in World War II returned by the start of the school year.  Those who did fight, were given exemptions by the Minnesota State High School League to continue the high school athletic careers.

The second change was that the teams did not play a complete round robin this season.  Instead of ten conference game, most schools only played eight.  Two schools (Central and North) played nine games. South did not play Henry or Washburn this season.

South opened the season against a tough North team.  The two teams went back and forth with the Polars ending up on top with a 31-29 win.

The second game, this time against Roosevelt, was a 32-30 score.  Again this was close, but this time the Tigers came out on top.

Central took no prisoners when they defeated South 31-20. 

South won their next two games very easily.  Vocational fell 37-29.  Southwest lost 48-30.

Two more close games were on the schedule.  Marshall and South played a two-point game with Marshall winning 34-32.  Edison and South had a six-point game, with the Tommies coming out on top 26-20.

The last game of the season was against West.  South won 39-30.