Spring Sports Forms are due now, get them in quickly to avoid in last second delays for tryouts.
Southwest Has Turned on the Lights, However:
The Stadium is Renamed, and the Lights are On, however we still have matching funds on the table. Phase 1 is complete, but phase two is in the works, we have a locker room that needs improvements, scoreboard that is out dated, concession stand that blows fuses. Help us out, buy a tile, a lifetime pass, or just dontate to the Southwest Foundation, Memo: Turn on the Lights.
Ways to Help:
Donate To Southwest by sending donations to
"Turn on the Lights"
Southwest High School
3414 West 47th St. MPLS. MN, 55410
Any Questions Call the Athletic Office at: 612.668.3035 here are the tile order forms
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Southwest High School is the Home of the Lakers
Southwest High School is the Premier High School in Minneapolis offering the best in academics, arts, and athletics.
Southwest was Recently Ranked the #1 academic school in the state of Minnesota by
The “Washington Post” 4th straight year!!!
Southwest also gets it done in athletics—
Offering 78 programs in 31 sports
Yearly winning 2/3rds of all MPS City-Conference Titles
The Laker Athletes combined for a sport-wide GPA of 3.39 in 2013
· Boys Nordic was the 2013 GPA Champion with a 3.76Varsity Team GPA
· Southwest wins section academic awards in every sport that it is offered
Southwest also has a proud history with 23 state team championships. More then any other Minneapolis Public School. The most talked about of all is the 1970 State Hockey Championship. The hockey team in 1970 was coached by, the Legendary, Dave Peterson. He later moved on to coach 2 USA Olympic Teams.
Southwest also has a great tradition in Running, both in cross-country and track & field under 2 other legendary coaches Al Halley and Bob Hoisington, they combined for 31 state appearances and 19 state titles.
Southwest has high quality athletic facilities—
Dedicated coaches that run additional summer camps and clinics to assist athletes with their skills
Please contact coaches, or the athletic office for any additional information about any of the great programs offered at Southwest High School
For Coach Information visit the MSHSL website or click on the Coach Information tab in the sidebar.
If you need aditional info contact:
2013-2014 Student Athlete Pass:
Will be included in the cost of all paid participation fee's. Sign up early for winter and spring sports to get additional benifits of the pass. Pass is good for all Southwest Home Events ( sectional contests are not included) for the 13-14 school year. (a $30.00 fee will be deducted from your participation fee if you decide not to try out for a winter/spring sport, or request a refund at a later date)
Also offered to all fans - Conference Game Passes:
10 punch conference game passes,
Good at Minneapolis City-Conference
Events home or away:
Support Southwest by getting yours from SW and using it to get into games at all of the other high schools.
Like Southwest Athletics now on Facebook
Go to @SWlakers on twitter
View SWHS Stadium and School in a larger map
Art by soccer and track athlete Nathan Devaughn
some pictures of 2012 athena award winner Tatyana Pashibin
Here is Hannah Hilden-Reid All-State Soccer Player 2011
TEAM PICTURES FOR THE 2012 FALL SPORTS TEAMS
Winter Sports Team Pictures 2012-2013
Images from the opening weekend under the lights.
Click here to go to the forms
We are turning on the lights at Southwest High School
Donations now being accepted at SWHS.
Buy a lifetime Southwest athletic pass $1000
Buy a tile at the stadium- starting at $100
Athena Award Winners:
2013 Madison Kuznia
2012 Tatyana Pashibin
2011 Maya Rosenbloom
2010 Emily Skarda
2009 Libby Ellis
2008 Stazi Anderson
2007 Leah Russell
Girls Swim & Dive
Boys Cross Country
Anna Ryden & Sam Sinkler
Boys Swim and Dive