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1981-1982 School Year
Front Row: Cory Hermann, Kevin Hogland, Tim Topitzhofer. Row 2: Joseph Chavez, Robert Holloway, Steve LeBre, Bruce Tonsager, Doug Harris, Mike Savage. Row 3: Coach Webert, Tom Topitzhofer, Scott Sayers, Brian Tonsager, Chris Smith, Dan LeBre, Tim Purtle, Eddie Boone, Troy Schilson, Scott Kittleson, Assistant Coach John Newman. Back Row: Bob Schneider, Bruce Campion, Rich Romano, Bob Keller, Charles DeMeers, Rich Schneider, Victor Peterson, Assistant Coach Tony Taylor

The 1981-1982 wrestling season was one of being close to victory most of the time, leaving the final team record at 3-8, 1-6 in conference for a seventh place finish.  Most of the matches were decided by one or two weights.

South showed improvement during the season by winning the last three matches of the regular season. (one conference and two non-conference). The team, with only five seniors, should step into contention for the city title in the near future.

The conference season started against Edison.  This was the worst defeat of the season, losing 56-9.  The scores against Roosevelt and Washburn were closer but still loses, 36-23 and 39-26 respectively.

The match against North was the second worst of the season, losing 48-7.  The loses to Henry and Southwest were closer, 34-27 and 30-20 respectively.

The only conference victory came in the last conference match against Central.  South  won easily 42-17.

The individual season was highlighted by championships at the Maple Lake Tournament for 185 pound Kevin Hogland and 98 poind Dan LeBre.  Cory Hermann, at 155 pounds, wrestled to two second place finishes in tournament.  Dan LeBre was also the champion in the Anoka Tournament.

The Junior Varsity wrestlers had an outstanding overall record of 8-2, 5-2 in conference for a third place finish.  In conference matches, the JV Tigers defeated Edison, 36-30, Roosevelt, 50-14, Washburn, 36-18, Southwest 39-24 and Central, 24-15.  They lost to North, 42-24, and Henry, 36-12.

This was the last season Maurice Webert coached the Tiger wrestlers.  His assistant coaches were John Newman and Tony Taylor.