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Football: Tigers debut at No. 8 in state rankings


The Farmington football team cracked the state rankings for the first time in several years, debuting at No. 8 in the opening Class 5A poll released today by the Minnesota State High School League.

The Tigers opened the season with a 19-7 win over Rochester Mayo. They travel to Northfield Friday night.

Class 5A

School Total Points Prv

1. Totino-Grace (3) (1-0) 48 -

2. St. Thomas Academy (2) (1-0) 45 -

3. Mankato West (1-0) 41 -

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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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