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1969-1970 School Year
1969-1970 Varsity Team Photo: Front Row: Ed Benson, Randy Johnson, Ron Tischmack, Bob Lawson, Bruce Wollack, John Hardeman, Ed Eibon, Keith Grandbois, Tim Eagen, Steve Eide, Bob Gallagher, Mike Packard. Second Row: Gary Ruhl, Paul Gonzales, Rick Olson, Mark Svendahl, John WIgen, Andy Semilis, Bryant Whipkey, John Larson, Steve Schon, James Allen, Dale Walingford. Third Row: Dan Revsbeck, Gary Svidron, Marty Duda, Jeff Christianson, Lloyd Voight, Andy Kissel, Bob Ericson, Roger Schmidt, Tom Knoblough, Rich Rigers, Stan Roberts. Back Row: Coach Kormanik, Warren Zumberg, Keith Hardeman, Tom Doble, Warner Jackson, Mike Furst, Randy Clementson, Gary Rue Coach Haugen, Coach Roscoe.

The 1969-1970 football season was a rebuilding year.  The Tigers were very inexperienced.  The team worked hard and learned the game from Head Coach Jim Haugen and his assistants, but winning was rare.  At times, the Tigers started an entire backfield of juniors.

The season opened against arch-rival Roosevelt.  The Teddies controlled the game and ran up a 40-0 score.

South won it only game of the season against Vocational.  Both teams were of equal talent and the Tigers won 22-16. This was the only game the Tigers scored more than one touchdown in the game.

North was the next opponent and the Polars won 21-6.  Marshall-University continued the beatings, winning 22-8.  Central piled on the points winning 28-8.  Edison scored even more, winning 32-0.

South took on Washburn for Homecoming.  This was the worst loss of the season, 48-8.  The season ended with a loss to Southwest 28-0.

South finished 1-7 and tied with Vocational in ninth place.  Only West, 0-8, finished below the Tigers.  South also scored a total of 52 points for the season.  Only West had fewer points scored.  The 235 points scored against South was the most against any team in the conference.

Mr. Haugen was assisted by Richard Kormanik, Eric Magdanz, Mr. G. Roscoe, Maurice Webert and a new coach, Ron Petrich.