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1979-1980 Volleyabll Season
1979-1980 Varsity Team Photo: Front Row: Jodi Martineau, Desi Rojas, Val Stand. Middle Row: Rose Waupoose, Kelli Brauman, Karri Fisher, Angela Kappenman, Diane Bartson, Sharon Davis, Angie Kapishkowit. Back Row: Assistant Coach Lorrie Lussier, Marlo, Rosenau, Karen Brezinka, Melanie Frasier, Kris Ozolins, Darcy Alm, Cathy Mathews, Brenda Aguilar, Head Coach Rich Friedrichsen.

After a disappointing last season, everyone hoped for an improvement.  South players worked hard to try and improve the record.

South opened the conference season with a loss to West.  The score was not reported.

Bad luck continued for the Tigers losing 2-0 to Washburn, followed by a 2-1 loss to North and a 2-0 loss to Southwest.

South won their only conference match of the season against Central, taking the match in two straight games.

South finished to conference season losing 2-1 to Edison, 2-0 to Roosevelt and 2-1 to Henry.

South won one non-conference match and lost three according to the 1980 South Yearbook.  Scores nor opponents were reported.

South lost their only region match to Fridley Grace.

South finished the conference season with a 1-7 record, in eighth place.  Only Central, whom the Tigers defeated, finished below South.  Overall, the Tigers were 2-11.

After the season Darcy Alm and Kris Ozolins were named to the All-Conference Team. 

Rich Friedrichsen was the Head Coach for the fourth season.  Lorrie Lussier was his assistant for the second season.