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1967-1968 School Year
1967-1968 Varsity Team Photo. Front Row: D. Peterson, S. Cameron, D. Dodge, G. Wilson, S. Gaustad, L. Proskin, D. Svidron, T. Grice, M. Vossen, R. Piniske, J. Hovey, J. McCormick. Middle Row: W. Ambrosier, K. Nutter, J. Lodden, T. Nelson, B. Bourasa, G. Ramirez, S. Carlson, K. Grandbois, D. Erickson, D. Peach, F. Duda, J. Vassuer. Back Row: D. Clementson, K. Pieh, D. Pautz, J. Borodine, S. Forsberg, C. Grambling, O. Blue, B. Baird, K. Johnson, S. Anderson, D. Nielson.

The Tigers hoped to improve over last season’s record.  Coach Jim Haugen believed he had all the pieces in place.  However, injuries to seven of 11 starters put a crimp in those plans. 

South opened against Vocational the 18-12 win gave the Tigers confidence going into a series of tough games.

The injuries started to pile up against Central.  Jim Lodden, Tim Grice, Ollie Blue and Bob Boursa all suffered injuries in this game and the Pioneers won 35-0.

Without the four stars, South took on Roosevelt. The 1968 South yearbook says this was the best game the Tigers played all season, but they still lost to the Teddies 25-7.

South though they had a win against Edison.  Again, the yearbook says the Tommies were outplayed by the Tigers, but more injuries hampered South.  Steve Forsberg suffered a broken leg and Darryl Rogers suffered a knee injury. Edison won 14-8.

The injuries continued to pile up against Washburn.  Tim Grice returned to the lineup but re-injured himself.  Dennis Dodge joined the injured.  Washburn won 40-0.

South then took on West.  With a depleted roster, South again fell.  The final was 26-6.

The homecoming game capped off a week of celebrations.  Unfortunately, the week ended with a 28-6 loss to Southwest.

Mercifully, the season came to an end against Henry.  The Patriots won 19-6.

South finished the season with a 1-7 record.  The only team to finish below the Tigers in the standing was Vocational.  There were no All-Conference players.

Coach Haugen was assisted by Richard Kormanik, Eric Magdanz, Bill McMoore, Mr. Roscoe and Maurice Webert.