The Southerner

Girls’ basketball team’s last minute win means a possible City Champ title

Eva Shellabarger, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

After a last-minute shot on Monday’s game by Morgan Hill, the South girls varsity basketball team came to victory by one point, the final score being 57-56. South’s win broke Washburn’s 32 game winning streak.   South’s success is due to hard work comin...

Kenley Farrow earns respect on and off the court

Anna Kleven, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014

“I really liked basketball when I first started playing, and then I found out I could go to college for it,” said senior Kenley Farrow, who hopes to play at St. Olaf this fall. Farrow, captain of the varsity basketball team, has le...

Tayler hill’s legacy lives on at south

Maggie Fisher, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

Many athletes come and go at South, but none so accomplished as current WNBA player Tayler Hill. It’s been five years since the basketball star graduated from South, and she is anything but forgotten. Her family is still inv...

Varsity basketball to enter three way championship tie

Joe Gantenbein, Staff Writer

March 5, 2013

On Friday March 1st, the South High Varsity Basketball team defeated the Edison Tommies 48-45 in overtime. The victory allowed the Tigers to enter into a three-way tie for City Conference Champions with Washburn and Southwest....

Race is not an issue in South sports, say athletes

Louisa Lincoln, Sports Editor

April 20, 2012

"Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he’s Asian. Black players do what he does every night and don’t get the same praise," famed boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. recently posted on Twitter. Since "Linsanity,"...

South sports teams look forward to the upcoming season

Louisa Lincoln, Sports editor

December 1, 2011

Well, South High, it’s that time of year again! Pretty soon, there will be a foot of snow on the ground, the lakes will be frozen over, and 10 degrees will be the daily high temperature, if we’re lucky. It’s time to dus...

19-0 women’s basketball team aims for state tournament

Sam Graves, Staff writer

February 4, 2011

Once again, the South High women’s basketball team is in the running for a state championship. As of February 4, the Tigers are undefeated, with a 19-0 record. But their biggest obstacle still remains: beating Hopkins. The...