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Farmington VFW team bashes Eau Claire, 11-4

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The weekend rain came at just the wrong time for the Farmington VFW Post 7662 baseball team.

Post 7662 bounced a talented Eau Claire team 11-4 in the opening round of the Burnsville Tournament, then spent Saturday and Sunday waiting to resume play in a tournament that was eventually rained out.


"The guys were kind of bummed out they didn't get to keep playing," VFW coach Chris Dittman said. "We came out and played well against a good Eau Claire team."

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Matt Steichen
Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.
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