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1989-1990 School Year
1989-1990 Varsity Team Photo: Front Row: V. Phan, G. Corbett, D. Willis, A. Rose, T. Day, J. Anderson, A. Rodriguez, E. Blaylark. Second Row: K. Lundquist, J. Lee, J. Spolyar, M. Tellen, J. Bogle, B. Villmar, T. Barte, B. Malmanger. Third Row: J. Mattson, D. Boyd, C. Duncan, C. Brooks, A. Flanders, K. Odukle, A. Dennis, S. Ingham, I. O’Malley. Fourth Row: J. Hoff, J. Gibson, S. Colbert, M. James, T. Graham, S. Thompson, J. Nagle, N. Bell. Fifth Row: A. Swammi, R. Flores, D. Aldrich, S. Snider, O. Lewis, S. Hoccett, T. Ford, W. Flemons, S. Young. Back Row: Coach S. Haney, Coach J. Roland, H. Harris, S> Thayer, J. Stanton, E. Nelson, R. Walstead, C. Jenkins, A. Groh, Coach M. Sly.

With the success of finishing in a second place tie last season, the Tigers expected to vie for the conference title this season.  Head Coach Al Howard and his assistants, Steve Haney, Jay Roland, Mike Sly and Mike Wurzer, pushed the team to be better. Unfortunately, injuries prevented the team from being successful.  Glen Corbett, dislocated finger, Steve Thompson, sprained ankles, Erik Nelson, broken finger, Kenny Lundquist, broken finger, were among the people who missed games with injuries.

South opened the season with a non-conference game against St. Paul Highland Park.  Five different players scored for the Tigers, who won 32-0!

South began conference play against Washburn.  This game went back and forth.  Both teams wanted to win.  A slim 21-20 score gave the game to the Millers.

After a depressing loss, the team took on Southwest.  Southwest manhandled the Tigers to a 34-0 tune.

If what Southwest did to the Tigers was a manhandling, Edison did worse!  Edison capitalized on every Tiger mistake and ran up a 49-0 win!

South moved back to the win column against Henry.  A 28-22 win was the second most points the Tigers scored during the season.

South lost to Roosevelt 26-6.  It was followed by travelling to North for the Polars’ Homecoming.  In a close game, the North faithful cheered their win 14-6.

South finished the season with a non-conference game against Buffalo. It was also the Tigers’ Homecoming game.  Fans expected one of the Minneapolis schools to be the opponent, but enjoyed the atmosphere during the week.  However, the Bison ruined a great week, sending the Tiger crowd home dejected with a 24-6 loss.

South finished the season with a 1-5 conference record, in sixth place.  Overall the team was 2-6.