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1998-1999 School Year
1998-1999 Team Photo: A. Almin, K. Balcom, M. Cameron, M. Grandbois, E. Halverson, S. Lotstram, A. Milcarek, A. Moor, R. Moor, C. Nasuta, J. Parker, M. Peck, L. Scheidt, H. Seebach, L. Smith, A. Soetebeir, A. Thomson, K. Watson

The 1998-1999 Gymnastics season started with the goal of improving over their second-place finish from the prior season.  Head Coach Joe Rosenfield returned for the third year.  He was aided by assistants Steve Smith and Jennifer Kobak.

With the hopes high, the Tigers would be tested in their first conference meet.  The team faced reigning champion Southwest.  This meet was extremely close, with the final difference being only 1.1 points and a score of 130.3-129.2.  Unfortunately, the Tigers fell.  However, they knew they would face the Lakers one more time at the end of the season.

The second match was against Washburn.  The Millers were no match for the Tigers, falling 126.45-101.65.  South continued their winning ways against Roosevelt, whom they defeated 126.05-98.55.  The combined Henry/North team were the next victim of the Tigers.  South won 125.825-97.25.  A win against Edison, 126.35-85.65, gave South a four meet conference winning streak.

The Tigers finished the conference season with a triangular meet against Southwest and Washburn.  The Tigers were looking for revenge for their loss earlier in the season.  As expected Washburn finished in third place with 108.15 points.  South and Southwest scores were very close, with South avenging their earlier loss.  South won the meet with 130.15 points.  Southwest was second with 127.45.

In the Twin City meet, the top two teams from each conference participated, South and Southwest from Minneapolis, and Cretin-Derham Hall and St. Paul Harding from St. Paul.  Cretin won the meet and South finished a close second.  The scores were Cretin 134, South 131.75, Southwest 130.25, Harding 122.9