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Girls cross country preview: Tigers after another trip to state meet
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City of Farmington Public Hearing - Gossips Bar & Grill 9/6/16
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Lila S. Haugen, 100
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
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Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Editorial: Ambassadors will make Farmington proud
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April 27, 2016
Johnson will take over as girls soccer coach
On Monday Aaron Johnson was named the new head coach of the Farmington girls soccer team. He takes over for Traci Randall, who guided the Tigers to a 15-29-9 record over the last three seasons. Johnson is currently serving as the Estero High School varsity girls soccer coach in Estero,...
April 27, 2016 - 1:16pm
February 10, 2016
Six Tiger seniors sign national letters of intent
Six Farmington seniors signed their national letters of intent at a ceremony last Wednesday at Farmington High School. Gavin Bassett will continue his football career at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. Two of his teammates will also continue their football...
February 10, 2016 - 9:15am
January 14, 2016
City may bring $10 million recreation plan to voters
Farmington residents may get a chance in November to decide whether they are willing to pay higher taxes to get more soccer and baseball fields or a new pool in their city. At a workshop meeting Monday night, city council members gave parks and recreation director Randy Distad 90...
January 14, 2016 - 6:14am
November 24, 2015
Girls cross country, swimming top fall highlights
When it comes to team success, the Farmington girls cross country and girls swim and dive teams led the way for the Tigers in the fall. But...
November 24, 2015 - 1:14pm
November 11, 2015
Alumni news: Becker leads Gustavus to 1st at MIAC tourney
Former Farmington standout goalkeeper Ashley Becker earned her 11th shutout of the season to lead the Gustavus Adolphus women’s soccer team to the MIAC playoff title with a 1-0 win over the University of St. Thomas Saturday in St. Paul. Becker, a freshman, is 13-6-1 this seaso...
November 11, 2015 - 6:14am
October 21, 2015
Boys soccer: Farmington beats South, falls to Spartans in 1AA
Last Thursday’s Section 1AA semifinal soccer game was a lot closer than the 4-0 final score would indicate. After giving up an early goal...
October 21, 2015 - 12:59pm
October 14, 2015
Girls soccer: Tigers split 1-0 contests
The final week of the regular season looked a lot like the rest of the season for the Farmington girls soccer team. The Tigers continued to play low-scoring, close games regardless of who they were playing against. Last Tuesday they finally got into the win column in the South Suburban...
October 14, 2015 - 10:41am
September 16, 2015
Girls soccer: Five teams are becoming one
The roster of the Farmington varsity girls soccer team features players that spend the rest of the year competing for five different club teams....
September 16, 2015 - 10:23am
Boys soccer: Offense quiet during 0-2-2 stretch
The Farmington boys soccer team scored a total of five goals while picking up its first two wins of the season on the first two days of September. Since then, the offense has struggled to finish and the wins have gotten harder to come by. The Tigers have scored two goals in their...
September 16, 2015 - 10:17am
September 2, 2015
Boys soccer: Tigers blanked in opening week
The Farmington boys soccer team lost its first two games last season by a combined score of 13-2 on its way to a 2-15 season, so there was progress...
September 2, 2015 - 9:49am
August 19, 2015
Boys soccer preview: Counting on experience
Farmington boys soccer coach Jason Obarski is hoping another year of experience will help his Tigers be more competitive in their second season...
August 19, 2015 - 12:55pm
Girls soccer preview: Tigers have strength in numbers
Tracie Randall has something any coach would envy: a surplus of good players. The Farmington girls soccer coach enters her third season with...
August 19, 2015 - 12:45pm
October 15, 2010
Section 1AA Soccer: Tigers blanked, 1-0
The Farmington boys soccer team saw its season come to close with a 1-0 loss to second-seeded Lakeville North in the opening round of the Section 1AA Tournament Thursday night in Lakeville. The full story on the game will appear in next week's Independent.
October 15, 2010 - 5:50pm
October 10, 2010
Boys soccer: Apple Valley sets state record in season finale
Apple Valley set a state record in Saturday's regular-season finale at Tiger Stadium, defeating Farmington 5-0 for its 41st consecutive victory. The Eagles (17-0) haven't lost since the 2008 state tournament. They went 24-0 in winning the Class 2A state title last year and closed...
October 10, 2010 - 9:12am
October 8, 2010
Boys soccer Farmington 3 New Prague 0 Girls soccer Farmington 7 New Prague 0 Volleyball Farmington 1 Northfield 3 Cross country at Rogers Invite Girls 2nd place Boys 5th place (Elliot Fenske second in season-best time of 16:24)
October 8, 2010 - 2:16pm