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May 30, 2013
Tennis: Tigers drop all four matches
All four of Farmington's entrants were knocked out in the first round of the Section 1AA individual tennis tournament last week. Jake Bauer put up a fight in his singles match, falling 7-5, 6-7, 6-2 in a three-hour affair. "The match was there for the taking," Farmington coach...
May 30, 2013 - 9:34am
May 22, 2013
Tennis: Owatonna moves past Tigers, 7-0
Third-seeded Owatonna swept No. 6 Farmington 7-0 in hot and windy conditions last Tuesday in the opening round of the Section 1AA team tournament. "The heat and wind were a terror, but we were able to keep them from frustrating us severely," Farmington coach Jack Olwell said. "They...
May 22, 2013 - 2:03pm
May 15, 2013
Tennis: Tigers top New Prague
The Farmington boys tennis team closed out a hectic week by finally putting a Missota Conference match in the win column Friday afternoon. In their fifth match in five days, the Tigers swept four singles matches and closed out a 1-6 season in the league with a 5-2 win over New Prague...
May 15, 2013 - 10:10am
October 3, 2012
Farmington tennis finishes off 5-10 season
The Farmington girls tennis team wrapped up its turn-around season with a pair of closely-contested conference losses last week. The Tigers fell 4-3 to Holy Angels in their home finale last Tuesday at Boeckman Middle School and lost 5-2 to Shakopee Thursday to finish with a 1-6 record...
October 3, 2012 - 2:39pm
September 19, 2012
Tiger tennis ends 15-year drought vs. Red Wing
A busy week was full of ups and downs for the Farmington girls tennis team. The Tigers started their hectic slate last Tuesday by defeating Red Wing for the first time since 1997. Second-set rallies in the top three singles matches helped secure a 4-3 victory at Boeckman Middle School. Megan...
September 19, 2012 - 1:24pm
August 29, 2012
Tennis team off to best start in years
Longtime Farmington girls tennis coach Jack Olwell thought before last week it had been at least 10 years since his team had won the Mound Doubles Tournament. After another successful week, Olwell is pushing the comparisons back even further.
August 29, 2012 - 1:04pm
August 22, 2012
Tiger tennis team wins at Mound
The Farmington girls tennis team started the fall season in fine fashion Monday night, winning its opener at the Mound Doubles Invitational for the first time in over a decade. "There were some stirring come-from-behind wins," Farmington coach Jack Olwell said. "It was very rewarding...
August 22, 2012 - 1:30pm
May 30, 2012
Tennis: Olmscheid advances to second round of section
Tennis players from the Rochester schools and Red Wing combined to take all eight section final spots - four in single and four in doubles - at the Section 1AA individual tournament last week at the Rochester Athletic Club. "Rochester is a formidable tennis town," Farmington coach...
May 30, 2012 - 1:06pm
May 9, 2012
Farmington tennis falls to Northfield, Holy Angels
Holy Angels 6, Farmington 1 Singles Olmscheid lost 0-6, 6-6 Cline lost 0-6, 1-6 Rodriguez won 7-6 (3), 6-1 Lagro lost 6-4, 4-6, 7-10 Doubles Olson...
May 9, 2012 - 1:26pm
October 19, 2011
Tiger tennis falls at Fort Snelling
All four of Farmington's entrants were knocked out of the Section 1AA individual tournament last Thursday at Fred Wells Tennis Center at Fort Snelling. The Tigers' closest match came from the doubles team of Katie Burgess and Ally Midboe, which lost 4-6, 1-6. Meghan Lindstrom and...
October 19, 2011 - 10:43am
September 14, 2011
Tennis: Stivers wins against Burnsville
Megan Stivers' rally at No. 4 singles allowed the Farmington girls tennis team to avoid a sweep at the hands of Burnsville last Tuesday. Stivers lost her first set 2-6 before recovering for a 6-2, 6-3 victory. "After a slow start I thought Megan played maybe her best match of the...
September 14, 2011 - 2:11pm
September 8, 2011
Tennis: Tigers come close but lose two matches
Megan Stivers accounted for Farmington's lone win in last Thursday's 6-1 loss at Simley. Stivers, a sophomore, used a strong finish to hold on for a 7-5, 4-6 (7-5) decision at No. 4 singles. The only other match to go to a third set was No. 3 singles, where junior Melanie Kappes...
September 8, 2011 - 10:45am
August 31, 2011
Tennis: Sqeakers don't go team's way at home invitational
The Farmington tennis team didn't pick up any wins, but managed to be competitive while playing in three different match formats last week. The Tigers opened the season last Monday by placing second out of three teams in the Mound Doubles Tournament.
August 31, 2011 - 11:03am
August 17, 2011
Practices get under way for FHS fall sports
The weather is cooler, the days are shorter and the Dakota County Fair has come and gone. Fall is on the way, and that means the start of a new sports season. At Farmington High School, fall sports teams kicked off practices this week. Check out our gallery of photos from early ...
August 17, 2011 - 10:48am
May 25, 2011
Tennis: Owatonna sweeps team section match
Farmington's run in the Section 1AA team tournament ended quickly with a 7-0 first-round loss to Owatonna last Tuesday in Faribault. The Huskies won all four singles matches and all three doubles matches to advance to a second-round match against Hastings. The Tigers compete again...
May 25, 2011 - 10:14am