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2013-2014 School Year
The names of the wrestlers were not listed in the 2014 yearbook.

Will the streak ever end?  By the end of the season, that was the question South wrestling fans were asking because for the eighth straight season, the South Wrestling team won the conference championship!  That also makes 46 straight conference win!

The season opened with conference matches against North and Washburn.  After two years without a team, North re-entered the wrestling wars.  Unfortunately for the Polars, they were going up against a Tiger Machine.  South crushed the Polars 72-6.  That same night, the Miller were also dispatched 66-12.

South wrestled Orono the next night, defeating them as well, 48-23.

Halfway through December, and the conference season is almost complete.  The Tiger Machine again rolled over Roosevelt 72-11 and Southwest 54-24.

Two tournaments ended the month of December.  First the Andover Husky Invitational was held where the Tigers finished 8th out of 10 teams.  One week later, South was part of the Redwood Valley Tournament where they finished 27th out of 29 teams.

The new year started on a downslide, when the Tigers lost all three matches in a quadrangular meet.  First, they lost to Robbinsdale Armstrong 42-30.  Then, they lost to Rocori 55-14.  Finally, they lost to Wayzata 61-15.

South participated in the Hopkins Paul Bengtson Tournament the first weekend in January.  The team finished in 8th place.  Only two teams finished below them.

The last two conference matches were held one week apart.  First South beat up Edison, 60-21.  Going into the last match on Jan. 16, both Henry and South were tied for the conference lead.  The winner of the match would take home the crown.  Henry gave the Tigers all they could ask for.  The Tigers bent, but could not be broken.  The Tigers defeated the Patriots by the slim 32-30 margin for their 8th title in a row!

The last tournament of the season was at Eastview.  The Tigers showed poorly, finishing in 12th place.  Unfortunately, there were only 12 teams that participated.

The team lost both parts of a triangular meet, losing to Lakeville North 72-6 and Woodbury 63-12.

They then participated in the Twin City meet, against St. Paul Central.  For the second year in a row, the Tigers took the Twin City title against Central.  The score this year was 46-20.

The Minnesota State High School League again re-aligned the regions for wrestling.  This year, the Tigers were placed in Region 6AAA.  Their first round opponent, Buffalo, easily sent the Tigers packing, winning 62-12. Unfortunately, no individual advanced to the State Tournament.  The last time no one advances was 2003-04 school year.