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1914-1915 School Year
1914-1915 Varsity Team Photo: Players names were not listed in the 1915 South Yearbook.

The South Tigers opened the season with hope of winning another championship, something that has eluded them in recent season.  Coach Ossian Bird, back for a second season, would be he person responsible to take South to the top of the standings.

South opened the season the season with a game against the Alumni.  This seemed like a sure win since the Tigers had weeks of practice before the game and the Alumni had very little time to work together.  Also, history is with the Tigers, piling up a 6-1-1 record in previous meeting against the Alumni.  This year, South’s luck ran out.  In a defensive struggle, the Alumni shut out South 6-0.

South then took on North with North winning 9-6.  South outplayed North by a wide margin according to the 1915 South Yearbook, crashing the hopes of a title in their first game.

South then took on East.  East also played a tight defense limiting South to one touchdown.  However, that is all the Tigers needed to win since East did not score.  The final was 7-0.

A week later, South played West.  West also put up a good fight, but the South defense was better.  The Tigers won 12-7.

Two weeks later, South played their last city game of the season against Central.  Central was no match for the Tigers, giving South a 23-0 win. 

With only one loss, South needed help to gain a share of the title.  North, who was undefeated, would not play their last game, against East, for 18 days!  It was a long wait, and many players attended that game to cheer for East.  Unfortunately, North took care of business and won the title outright beating East 28-13.

South finished the season 3-1 in the City Conference.  The Minneapolis Tribune named Byers and Warner to the All-City team.