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1986-1987 School Year
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1986-1987 Varsity Team Photo: Front Row: Robert Reed, Corey Shilson, Billy Scott, Mark Torkelson, Carl Powers, Mark Andrews, Jay Savage, Tim Devine, Pete Oakley, William Kong, Sinxay Boualovang. Second Row: Ron Christopherson, Nat Lawrence, Mahmud Hassen, Bjorn Haines, Tyrone Koehn, Markus Terrell, Anthony Thomas, Stacy Leecy, Chris Ellison, Robert Frahm, Cory Frazier, Nevin Tayler, Keith Byzewski. Third Row: Tony Moe, Eric Smedberg, Paul Blake, Chris Lovely, Jeff Sworski, John Amundson, Jeff Skavnak, Sam Bakion, Lance Thayer, Allen Lewis, Craig Schletty. Back Row: Coach Levain Carter, Coach Steve Haney, Fred Acosta, Andy Aleckson, Pat Narve, Matt Bakkom, Jarrod Nelson, Coach Al Howard, Coach Maurice Webert.

The 1986-1987 football season was one of action.  The team gave crowds something to cheer about during every game. 

South opened the season against the Patriots.  Henry played tough and pushed South to do their best.  The Tigers’ best though was not good enough and the Patriots won 12-7.

Another close game was played against Washburn.  The Millers won 14-13.

South stepped out of the conference to take on St. Paul Humboldt.  Humboldt doubled the Tigers’ score and won 16-8.

South hosted their Homecoming game against Edison.  The Tommies built a 24-0 lead.  As the game was in its closing minutes, sophomore quarterback Cory Frazier scored.  Sonxay Bouabuang added the extra point.  The final was 24-7.

South played North and recorded their first win.  South won 28-12.

South travelled to Southwest for their Homecoming.  South scored a season high number of points in spoiling Southwest’s festivities.  The final was 34-21.

The last game of the conference season was against the Teddies.  Roosevelt broke the Tigers’ two game winning streak, 22-14.

South finished the regular season against St. Paul Johnson.  This close game came down to extra points and the Tigers came out on top, 15-13.

South played Washburn for the second time this season, this time in the playoffs.  Unlike the last game, Washburn controlled the entire game and ended the Tigers’ season, 20-0.

South finished the season with a 2-4 conference record, in fifth place.  Overall, the Tigers were 3-6.

Head Coach Maurice Webert returned for his fifth season leading the Tigers.  He was assisted by Levain Carter, Steve Haney, Al Howard, Jay Kollans, and Mike Wurzer.