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May 22, 2017
Softball: Tigers clinch second in the SSC, gear up for section run
When Farmington’s athletic programs joined the South Suburban Conference in the fall of 2014, softball was one of the programs with the least ground to make up.
May 22, 2017 - 7:53pm
April 10, 2017
A new challenge: Farmington senior takes positive, aggressive approach to cancer diagnosis
A familiar face was missing from the middle of the diamond when the Farmington softball team took the field for its season opener Friday against...
April 10, 2017 - 5:22pm
June 8, 2016
Softball: Tiger bats fall silent in Section 1AAAA finals
The Farmington softball team looked to be well on its way to its fourth trip to the state tournament in five years before its bats abruptly cooled off in the finals of last Thursday’s Section 1AAAA tournament. A day earlier, the Tigers had put themselves in the driver’s seat by...
June 8, 2016 - 10:22am
June 1, 2016
Hegland will enter Gopher Hall of Fame Oct. 20
Farmington graduate Amber Hegland will be among 11 former Gopher student-athletes inducted into the University of Minnesota Hall of Fame. The newest group of hall-of-famers will be officially inducted during the “M” Club’s annual Hall of Fame banquet, which will be held at TCF...
June 1, 2016 - 10:31am
May 25, 2016
Softball: Primed for a playoff push
The Farmington softball team is hoping its last two games were the start of yet another late-season run. The Tigers defeated Apple Valley 9-4 and Owatonna 1-0 in their final two regular season games before beginning their quest for a fourth trip to the state tournament in five years...
May 25, 2016 - 10:43am
May 11, 2016
Softball: Bats break out against Blaze
The Farmington softball team finally got its bats going again last Thursday against Burnsville. After plating a total of eight runs in four straight...
May 11, 2016 - 10:49am
May 9, 2016
Twins clinic returns May 14
Youth baseball players have an opportunity to learn baseball from staff at the Minnesota Twins organization during their visit to Farmington on May 14. Boys and girls from the ages of 6 to 13 can participate in the 2016 Play Ball! Minnesota Youth Clinic, which teaches basic fundamentals...
May 9, 2016 - 5:59am
May 4, 2016
Softball: Lakers, Lightning pull away late
The 10th-ranked Farmington softball team played right with two of the top teams in the South Suburban Conference in its last two games, but couldn’t quite close the deal in either of them. The Tigers forced extra innings on the road Friday at undefeated Prior Lake, but the Lakers...
May 4, 2016 - 1:33pm
April 27, 2016
Softball: Big bats power busy Tigers
It has been an eventful last week for the Farmington softball team. Going back to last Wednesday, the Tigers played six games in a span of six...
April 27, 2016 - 2:05pm
April 20, 2016
Softball: Panthers trip up Tigers
The Farmington softball team hit its first bump in the road Monday afternoon. After starting the season with three straight wins — two blowouts...
April 20, 2016 - 1:42pm
April 13, 2016
Softball: Tigers open with rout of Edina
The weather was still cold, but the Farmington softball team’s bats came out hot in last Wednesday’s season opener. The Tigers pounded out 16 hits, including a home run and four doubles, while taking out Edina 10-1 at Pamela Park in Edina. “We hit a lot of line shots. It was...
April 13, 2016 - 11:01am
March 16, 2016
Softball: Strong core leads Tigers
The Farmington softball team is going to be strong up the middle. It’s the rest of the diamond that the Tigers have to figure out before their...
March 16, 2016 - 10:44am
June 10, 2015
Softball: Heartbreaker derails Tigers
When eighth-grader Olivia Hazelbaker slammed her first career home run over the center field fence in the top of the sixth inning last Thursday...
June 10, 2015 - 9:14am
June 4, 2015
State softball: Tigers suffer 5-4 heartbreaker
The Farmington softball team lost a 5-4 heartbreaker to 14th-ranked Becker in the opening round of the Class 3A state tournament Thursday morning...
June 4, 2015 - 2:54pm
Softball tournament prize puts the focus on sportsmanship
The players might have been a little bit nicer at last weekend’s Farmington Frenzy Softball Tournament. The cheers a little louder and more...
June 4, 2015 - 9:22am