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1986-1987 Season
1986-1987 Combined Team Photo: Front Row: Dan Rafferty, Lynn Jodiet, Jenny White, Elise McLaughlin, Heidi Jagodinski, Dawn Christiansen, Tove Borgendale, Abby McLaughlin, Jed McKosko, John Rosenow, Brad Demerest. Middle Row: Brownell Mack, Michelle Bach, Phuong Phang, Jennifer Freeman, Monique Keller, Carter Herman, Jill McGaughy, Laura Growe, Charlotte Bartholomew, Jessica Rundell, Betsy Gilbert, Chris Strom, Dan Stewart, Coach Warren Kaari. Back Row: Leif Petterson, John Benninghoff, Coach Craig Canham, Eric Martinson, Andy Johnson, Brad Dykes, Dietz Dietrich, Nathan Olstad, Bob Simpson, Dave Adams, Eric Beisse, Terry Totemeir, John Munger.

As coaches Warren Kaari and Craig Canham develop their plans for the season, the South Cross Country squad prepared to come into the season ready to work toward a conference title.

South defeated five teams, Edison, Henry, North, Roosevelt and Washburn.  The scores of these contests were not reported.  This set up a meet with Southwest for the conference title.  Unfortunately for the Tigers, Southwest won the event.  South’s best finisher was Kayra Grow, who finished in 4th place.  Michelle Beck, 9th place, Tove Borgendale, 10th place, Ingrid Mathe, 17th place, and Kara Beach, 22nd place, were the other Tigers who scored in the meet.

In the conference meet, the schools were shocked as Roosevelt took home the tile.  South finished second, two points ahead of Washburn.  Southwest finished in fourth place.  Edison, Henry and North did not have enough runners for a team score.