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Farmington VFW second baseman Jake Baskerville throws to first base for an out during a recent home game against Prior Lake. Post 7662 went 1-3 at the Burnsville Tournament last weekend.

VFW baseball: Coach wants mental toughness

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Farmington VFW Post 7662 coach Jared Rowan knows his team has the talent to put together a successful season. But he said the first thing his players need to do is learn how to forget about their past failures.


Post 7662 came away with one win in four games last weekend at the Burnsville Tournament at Alimagnet Park. After opening with a competitive 5-3 loss to Eau Claire, Farmington folded early in a 16-4 loss to host Burnsville.

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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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