It’s true what they say: You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. If had approached me at any time during these last four years of high school, I would’ve told you there’s nothing holding me back, and I can’t wait to move on to college. Maybe even last week I would have said the same thing. But recently, something clicked. Just because the end is nearing for my high school experience, I’m starting to appreciate the long, boring days I spend there.
For years, if Farmington High School students wanted to go to a college fair, they had to travel to Minneapolis or Inver Hills Community College. This year, though, all they have to do is stay after school.
Though most Farmington High School students had a nice, sunny day off Friday, there were still quite a few who did not.
It’s not like they were having a rough day of testing or anything like that. They were learning, but they were also fine-tuning their crafts. With a couple hundred of their closest friends, at that.
First-year head boys golf coach Jon Holmes plans to juggle his varsity lineup for tonight’s meet at Prior Lake after watching his JV team’s top six beat his varsity team’s top six by three strokes at Monday’s season-opening Missota Conference meet.
Even though his team scored a combined five runs in its first three games, all losses, Farmington baseball coach Mike Winters was confident the offense was improving.
The Tigers proved their coach right Monday night, pounding out 10 hits in a 6-4 home win over Edina.
So far, so good for the Rob Laden era.
The Farmington softball team, led by its first-year coach, came away with a pair of victories over Missota Conference rivals Hutchinson and Red Wing in the first two games of the 2010 season last week.
The Farmington boys and girls track team appear ready to head outdoors.
The Tigers used contributions from up and down their respective lineups to grab a pair of meet victories at Saturday’s Academy of Holy Angels Indoor Invite at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Farmington’s first new sanctioned sport in nine years will make its debut next Thursday afternoon when the girls lacrosse team hosts Shakopee for a scrimmage at Tiger Stadium. The boys team will play its first game the next day against Apple Valley.
Let’s face it: college isn’t cheap these days.
Some families start saving a college fund from the day a child is born. Others hope for an athletic stand-out to get a full ride and play a specific sport. Some kids start working at an early age so they can save for college.
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