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2002-2003 School Year
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2002-2003 Varsity Team Photo: Player’s names were not listed in the 2003 South Yearbook.

A new season bring about new hope and changes.  One of the new changes include a new coaching staff.  Ian McRoberts took over as head coach.  Brent Lasaue assisted Coach McRoberts.

South opened the season with three non-conference matches.  The first was a 4-1 win over White Bear Lake.  South then lost to a tough Apple Valley team 3-1.  The third non-conference game was a 5-4 win over Robbinsdale Armstrong.

South opened the conference season against Edison.  Historically, South has controlled the Tommies, but this game saw the teams end in a 1-1 tie.

South had an easy time with North, winning 9-0.  This was followed by a closer game against Roosevelt, where the Tigers won 4-1.  A back and forth game with Washburn put the Tigers at 3-0-1 with a 3-2 win.

The Tigers stepped out of the conference and played Rochester Mayo.  South won this close game 3-2.

South returned to the conference battles against Henry with a 4-2 win.  This was followed with a 4-0 win against Edison.

Southwest was the next opponent.  The Lakes eked out a 1-0 win, handing the Tigers their first conference loss of the season. 

South won their next two conference games, 8-0 against North and 8-2 against Roosevelt.

The Tigers played their last non-conference game of the season against Eastview.  In a very close game, Eastview edged the Tigers 2-1.

South returned to the conference and beat Washburn 6-0 and Henry 3-0.

This set up the last game of the season against Southwest.  South was 9-1-1.  Southwest was 9-0-2.  A Tiger win would give them the conference title.  A loss would give it to the Lakers.  The final score was a hard-fought 3-2 game.  The Lakers took the title.

The results of the Region Tournament were not reported.

South finished with a 9-1-2 conference record in second place.  Overall, the Tigers were 12-4-1.