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April 21, 2010
Tennis: Tigers play well in spurts during loss
The Farmington boys tennis team jumped out to good starts in several matches before fading in a 7-0 loss Monday at Simley. "We took it on the chin today," Farmington coach Jack Olwell said. "What started out to be a promising opportunity ended with disappointment as several matches...
April 21, 2010 - 12:46pm
April 14, 2010
Tennis: Cline provides lone win at South
Sophomore Ben Cline's 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles highlighted Farmington's season-opening 6-1 tennis loss last Friday at Lakeville South. "(Cline) played his usual brand of relentless tennis, refusing to give his opponent anything easy," said Farmington coach Jack Olwell, who was...
April 14, 2010 - 1:41pm
September 3, 2009
Tennis: Tigers 2nd at Mound Doubles
Farmington crowned two flight championship teams an placed second out of three squads in the season-opening Mound Doubles Tournament last Monday. The No. 2 doubles team of seniors Kelly Willenbring and Danielle McCarthy got its season off to a strong start with a 6-3, 6-4 win over...
September 3, 2009 - 3:32pm
May 7, 2009
Tennis: Keeping it close
Farmington's tennis team didn't get many chances to show what it could do during the first part of its season. Five of its six losses came by shutout. Last week was a different story. The Tigers once again lost all three of their matches, but coach Jack Olwell's squad was able to...
May 7, 2009 - 4:05pm
April 30, 2009
Tigers swept away, 7-0
As the final tennis balls were being served Thursday night against Holy Angels, Farmington was looking at being swept 7-0 for the third time in three days. The Stars' sweep capped off a week where the Tigers also dropped a 7-0 conference home match to Red Wing and traveled to Minnehaha...
April 30, 2009 - 3:56pm
April 23, 2009
Boys Tennis: In the win column
It won't be another winless season in the Missota Conference for the Farmington boys tennis team. The Tigers put an end to a losing streak that dated back to the 2007 season by sweeping doubles play and splitting four singles matches in a 5-2 victory over New Prague last Tuesday...
April 23, 2009 - 3:53pm
April 16, 2009
Boys Tennis: Hastings scores 7-0 sweep
Farmington got competitive matches from its top three singles players in Monday's 7-0 home loss to Hastings. Ben Kline pushed his No. 2 singles match to a third set before falling 3-6, 6-4, 8-10. "(Kline) played well again," Farmington coach Jack Olwell said. "He does a great job...
April 16, 2009 - 3:39pm
April 9, 2009
Boys Tennis: Roberts provides lone victory
Seth Roberts' No. 1 singles win highlighted the Farmington tennis team's season-opening loss to Lakeville South Thursday night at Farmington High School. Roberts fell behind 4-1 in the first set before rallying for a 6-4, 6-3 decision that was the Tigers' lone triumph in a 6-1 loss...
April 9, 2009 - 2:04pm
September 26, 2008
Tiger sports podcast for Sept. 26: Jack Olwell
It's Friday afternoon again and Independent sports writer Matthew Steichen is back with another installment of the Farmington Independent sports podcast. This week he's talking with Tiger tennis coach Jack Olwell about the successes beyond wins and losses to be found in this year's...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Tennis: Tigers go down fighting
The Farmington girls tennis team once again put up a fight, but lost a pair of home matches last Thursday and Friday. Friday's match against Minnehaha Academy proved to be the Tigers' most tightly-contested match of the year as they picked up victories at No. 1 singles, No. 3 singles...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Tennis: Tigers give strong effort in setback
Head coach Jack Olwell wasn't at all displeased at the effort put forth by his Farmington girls tennis team during Tuesday's 7-0 home loss to Hastings. In fact, he was quite impressed his Tigers were able to play several tight matches against a team he expected would be a tough challenge....
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
Girls tennis opens at doubles tourney
The Farmington girls tennis team opened the season by winning eight out of a possible 18 matches and claiming at least one round in each of the six flights at the Mound Invitational Doubles Tournament Monday morning at Mound-Westonka High School. The threesome of Brooke Searles,...
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Roberts reaches second round
None of Farmington's six representatives managed to make it past the second round of competition at last Thursday's Section 1AA Individual Tournament at Red Wing. No. 1 singles player Seth Roberts was the only Tiger entrant to make it past the first round, opening with a three-set...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Century knocks off Tigers, 7-0
A shorthanded Farmington tennis team bowed out of the team portion of the Section 1AA tournament last Tuesday in Rochester. With varsity regulars Joe Feely, Micah Hakala and Tony Lovaas taking advanced placement tests, the winless Tigers managed to win just five games in a 7-0 setback...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 16, 2008
Tiger sports podcast for May 16
May 16, 2008 - 12:00am