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Captains (left to right) Haleigh Zwart, Grace Gavin and Haley Doll are back to lead the Farmington girls hockey team this season. The Tigers are hoping these returning players will help boost the offense for a team that went 9-17 last season.

Girls hockey: Goal is more goals for the Farmington Tigers

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Farmington is hoping for improved offensive output after scoring 20 goals in four games in Hibbing. This week we talked to Jon Holmes, head coach of the Farmington High School girls hockey team, about the team's upcoming season.


Last year's team slipped to 9-17 after back-to-back Missota Conference championships. In what areas does the team need to improve the most to put more games back in the win column this winter?

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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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