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1995-1996 School Year
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1995-1996 Varsity Basketball Team: Back Row: Coach D. Ludeman, C. Taylor, A. Ruegg, F. Land, R. Hilden, R. Schuette, R. WIllette, M. Brekke, J. Tennessen, J. Brom-Palkowski, Coach S. Shelberl. Front Row: S> Tennessen, B. O’Donoghue, T. Philibert, M. Wolters.

The 1995-1996 Women’s Basketball Team set goals of playing well, bonding as a team and going deep into the region tournament.  Head Coach Shelly Schoeberl and Assistant Coach D. Ludeman worked the team hard but also allowed for the team to have fun. 

The team opened conference play against Henry.  In the early 1990’s, Henry was a team to reckon with.  However, since 1993, Henry has fallen on hard times and this year is no difference.  The Tigers opened with a 35 point win, 58-23.

The next game was against Washburn.  The Millers pulled off the victory.  However, the score was not reported.  Edison came next.  Like Henry, Edison was no match for the Tigers, losing by 37, 62-25.

The next game was against powerhouse North.  The Tigers put up a good fight however they lost to the Polars 67-62.  The team was stunned in their next game against Roosevelt.  Roosevelt handed the Tigers their second straight loss, 60-47.  After playing so well against North, the 13 point loss was a huge disappointment. 

The Tigers returned to the winning side of the standings against beating Henry, this time by 25 points, 52-28.  However, the next two games were against the two teams ahead of them in the standings.  South had to win both to have a change of winning the conference title.

Against North, the Tigers put up a good score, but the Polars were too much for South.  North won 67-54.  Against Washburn, the results were worse than against North.  The Millers took it to the Tigers by a 65-46 score.

The Tigers ended the conference season on a four game winning streak.  They defeated Southwest 45-26.  Then the Tigers scored a win against Edison, 65-40.  Southwest was again defeated 51-28.  Finally, the Tigers gained revenge over Roosevelt, winning 58-49.  The team finished with a 7-5 conference record, good for third place.

The scores of three non-conference games were reported, all against St. Paul Schools.  South won all three, 63-49 against Highland Park, 67-48 against Humboldt, and 49-37 against Harding.

At the end of the season, Tisha Anderson and Lavonne Jackson were named to the All-Conference team.  With only three seniors on the team, the women are looking forward to improving their record for next year.