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1983-1984 School Year
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1983-1984 Varsity Team Photo: Front Row: Thad Teske, John Casperson, Scott Wallak, Sid Vixayvong, John Heath, Kennon McCaa, Mike Baker, Ned Prescott, Daniel Martinez. Middle Row: Andrew Sampton, Souk Chanthakoun, Jesse Tidwell, Tim Steller, Mark Pallatt, Jason Tidwell, Jim Drake, Peter Degan, Ethan Conrow. Back Row: Assistant Coach Rick Tungseth, Andrew Hagens, Brian Armijo, Chip Starr, Andrew Caranicus, David Demuth, Tai Ipsen, Tim Stocking, Head Coach Ron Tungseth.

The second season of South Soccer began on a sunny August Monday before school began.  Head Coach Ron Tungseth was assisted by his brother, Rick.  Serving as co-captains were Chip Starr and Ethan Conroy. 

South had an impressive group returning, including four players who were named to either the first team or honorable mention All-Conference team.  Goals were set high for the Tigers.

South opened the conference season against Washburn, who was the number one ranked team in the state.  Washburn won 4-0, but the Tigers were proud of holding the best team to a low score.

South rebounded against Southwest and scored two goal, but so did Southwest.  After an overtime period in which neither team scored, the game ended in a 2-2 tie.

South easily defeated Henry, 10-1 to start a small winning streak.  Roosevelt then fell 4-2.  South then shut out the Polars 9-0.

South took on Washburn for the second time and again lost.  The score of the game was not reported.  This was followed by a second South-Southwest game.  Again, the results were not reported.

South finished the season with a four game winning streak.  The first teeam to fall was Edison, 2-1.  That was followed with a 4-2 defeat of Roosevelt.  Edison again fell, this time 2-0.  The regular season ended with an 11-0 pounding of North.

The Tigers finished 7-2-1 in the tough Minneapolis Conference, in third place.  The conference was so tough that Southwest, not conference champion Washburn, made it to the State Tournament!  For the second year in a row, Souk Chanthakoun and Chip Starr were named to the All-Conference squad.