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Football: Defense shines as No. 7 Tigers move to 4-0

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The seventh-ranked (Class 5A) Farmington football team has already found a few different ways to win during the first half of the 2012 season.


In Week 1, it was the leg of kicker Reid Taubenheim and a solid defense that sealed a victory over Rochester Mayo. The next two weeks the offense hit its stride and the defense needed just a few crucial stops to salt away conference wins over Northfield and Red Wing.

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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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