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Wrestlers city champions seven years running

Ben Devore, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

“This is our seventh year in a row winning the city conference,” said South senior and captain of the wrestling team Brett Peterson, “usually South has no competition, we win easily, but this year Henry gave us some competition...

Wrestling team proves they’re worthy of attention

Elise Sommers, Staff writer

March 9, 2012

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

There is something to be said for ending things with a bang, as the South High wrestling team found this past weekend.  Instead of a quiet season end celebration, they sent four wrestlers to the Minnesota State competition, and...

South wrestlers defy stereotypes, find passion in the sport

Elise Sommers, Staff Writer

February 14, 2012

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

“I think it’s the greatest sport for learning lessons about yourself, about pushing yourself to the limit, about how to deal with adversity, how to deal with nerves, how to deal with your failures as well as your victories,...

Members of the men’s wrestling and swimming teams compete at state tournaments

Elika Beck and Laura Thomas, Staff writer and Sports Editor

March 8, 2011

Filed under Sports, Swimming, Wrestling

This past weekend, members from two of South’s athletic teams participated in state tournaments. Swimmers competed at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center while wrestlers took the mats at the Xcel Energy Center both Frid...

South wrestling team wins fifth consecutive city title

Lars Olson, Staff writer

February 7, 2011

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

For the fifth consecutive year, the South High wrestling team has taken the city title. With an impressive 13-3 record, all three losses occurred out of conference. What has made South’s wrestling program so strong?  As...

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