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June 12, 2013
Softball: Déjà vu for Tigers at 3A state
A couple of bad breaks early on set the tone for Farmington's second straight 0-2 showing at the Class 3A state tournament in North Mankato. After getting the leadoff hitter on base in last Thursday's first-round game against Forest Lake, No. 2 hitter Molly Berdan hit a ground ball...
June 12, 2013 - 11:53am
June 5, 2013
Softball: 'The Comeback' propels Tigers back to 3A state
It had only been a couple of days, but by Monday Farmington softball coach Paul Harrington was already talking about Friday's Section 1AAA tournament...
June 5, 2013 - 1:33pm
May 30, 2013
Softball: Farmington Tigers come out swinging
For the second straight year Hastings looks to be Farmington's biggest obstacle in its bid for a state tournament berth. Last May 29 the Tigers...
May 30, 2013 - 9:20am
May 22, 2013
Softball: Tigers earn top seed in 1AAA
A lot of good came from last Thursday's doubleheader against Shakopee, even if Farmington didn't get the sweep it needed to share the Missota...
May 22, 2013 - 10:33am
May 15, 2013
Softball: Farmington Tigers get bats going after being swept at Chan
Chanhassen was able to silence Farmington's bats last Thursday, but it didn't take long for the Tigers to get back to making plenty of noise at the plate. After being swept 2-1 and 3-2 for their first two Missota Conference losses of the year, the team bounced back by edging Rochester...
May 15, 2013 - 10:07am
May 8, 2013
Softball: Tigers reel off eight straight
Before the season started, Farmington softball coach Paul Harrington wondered who would pick up the slack for his team offensively with cleanup...
May 8, 2013 - 3:29pm
May 1, 2013
Softball: Tigers take consolation at Mankato
The Farmington softball team finally started its season Friday, and it did so right where last season ended -- at Caswell Park in North Mankato. After...
May 1, 2013 - 1:25pm
April 3, 2013
Softball: Tigers, Irish square off under the dome
The Farmington and Rosemount softball teams escaped the cold spring weather by moving into the Irish Dome for a scrimmage last Wednesday morning. No...
April 3, 2013 - 1:41pm
March 13, 2013
Softball: Tigers outfield spot up for grabs
Everything came together for the Farmington softball team during its run to the state tournament last spring. Now, Mother Nature is keeping the Tigers from fully preparing for a fitting encore. All three starting outfielders graduated from the 2012 squad that finished with a record...
March 13, 2013 - 5:03pm
Softball: Tigers tripped up twice at state
The Farmington softball team looked overmatched by Stillwater in the opening round of the Class AAA State Tournament last Thursday. But by the...
June 13, 2012 - 9:46am
June 8, 2012
Class 3A State Softball: Jefferson wins 4-3 in extras
Bloomington Jefferson knocked Farmington out of the Class 3A state softball tournament with a 4-3 extra-inning win in Friday morning's consolation bracket. The Tigers finished the season with a record of 17-6. They were Section 1AAA champions and Missota Conference co-champions...
June 8, 2012 - 11:41am
June 7, 2012
Live Blog: Stillwater (18-8) vs. Farmington (17-4) at Class 3A State softball
11:12 a.m. - The grounds crew has been working overtime and we're just about to get the opening round of the Class 3A state tournament started at Caswell Park in North Mankato. Heavy rain from about nine to 10 left all six fields very wet, but an hour of maintenance has them all in...
June 7, 2012 - 11:10am
June 6, 2012
Tiger softball powers way to state
Paul Harrington has participated in plenty of state softball tournaments since graduating from Farmington High School in 1974. He was a player-coach for Farmington's men's fast-pitch teams that placed in the top two at the state tournament eight times from 1977 to 2001. He got into...
June 6, 2012 - 3:03pm
May 31, 2012
Section 1AAA Softball: Tigers earn first state berth since 2003
Allie Rice and Ashley Betzold smashed home runs and Betzold threw seven strong innings as the Farmington softball team qualified for its second-ever...
May 31, 2012 - 10:27pm
May 30, 2012
Softball: Tigers slug their way through section
The Farmington softball team carried a late-season offensive surge right into the Section 1AAA tournament. After scoring 20 runs over two wins that clinched a share of the Missota Conference title, the Tigers opened section play by plating 21 runs in back-to-back victories over seventh-seeded...
May 30, 2012 - 1:15pm