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The Tiger volleyball team opened section play with a win over Hastings but couldn't beat Northfield.

Volleyball: Raiders send Tigers packing

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Farmington's streak of three straight trips to the Section 1AAA vollyeball semifinals ended with a 3-0 sweep at the hands of Northfield Friday night in Northfield.


The Tigers, coming off three straight 20-win seasons and their first-ever trip to the state tournament, called it a season having amassed a 9-19 record. The team hadn't won fewer than 16 games since head coach Mike Woody's first season in 2006.

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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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