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Jim Larsen is Farmington's new fire chief
The tacos that come to you
State rail plan includes passenger line that could run through Farmington
FHS students compete for a cause
Fire chief finalists meet the public
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Track and field: Tigers get on the track at Mankato
Boys lacrosse: Tigers turning over roster in first season in new conference
FHS graduate Betzold has a 2.07 ERA for SMU softball
Farmington Gymnastics Center sends eight to MAGA state
Farmington grad Magalis is an all-American
New church launches Sunday in Farmington
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Farmington's citywide park cleanup is April 25
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Student voices: Cool doesn’t always mean good
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November 20, 2014
Girls hockey: Tigers are winners in their first South Suburban Conference game
It didn’t take the Farmington girls hockey team long to break the ice in its first season as a member of the South Suburban Conference. Playing in their first game in the new league last Tuesday, the Tigers overcame a slow start with four unanswered goals in the final 20 minutes...
sports / high school
November 20, 2014 - 7:47am
May 8, 2013
Girls lacrosse: Tigers end skid against Park
The Farmington girls lacrosse team jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and finally picked up its first win of the season 9-4 over Park of Cottage...
high school / sports
May 8, 2013 - 3:37pm
May 23, 2012
Farmington tennis shut out at Owatonna
Farmington was knocked out of the Section 1AA tournament after a 7-0 loss to Owatonna in the opening round last Tuesday in Owatonna. "We had three very close matches in which we led but couldn't close out," Tiger coach Jack Olwell said. "First, second and fourth singles all had some...
May 23, 2012 - 12:48pm
February 15, 2012
Injuries pile up in road losses for Tiger girls basketball team
A short bench made it tough for the Farmington girls basketball team to run with Chanhassen and Shakopee last week. Abby Gallus battled the flu, Desi Loftus was on the bench with a broken finger and Gabby White went down with a dislocated elbow, leaving the Tigers with seven varsity...
February 15, 2012 - 1:13pm
April 14, 2010
Track and field: Tigers sweep at River Falls Indoor
The Farmington boys and girls track team appear ready to head outdoors. The Tigers used contributions from up and down their respective lineups to grab a pair of meet victories at Saturday's Academy of Holy Angels Indoor Invite at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The girls...
April 14, 2010 - 1:33pm
March 18, 2010
Boys basketball: Calcagno shoots down Tigers in section opener
Rochester Mayo's Sam Calcagno almost single-handedly knocked Farmington out of the Section 1AAAA basketball tournament last Wednesday night. Calcagno, who entered averaging 10 points per game for the 10-14 Spartans, drilled four three-pointers and rang up a career-high 37 points...
March 18, 2010 - 2:25pm
March 7, 2010
Magalis finishes sixth in state diving
The Farmington boys swimming and diving earned 13 points to finish 33rd at last weekend's Class AA state swimming and diving meet. Tyler Magalis earned the team's points. He finished sixth place finish in the one-meter diving competition. Magalis was also part of the 200 medley...
March 7, 2010 - 10:27am
January 9, 2009
Farmington sports podcast for Jan. 9: Ryan Hamen
The Farmington Independent sports podcast is back after a quick break for the holidays. This week Independent sports writer caught up with boys swimming and diving coach Ryan Hamen to talk about the Tiger team and about making the adjustment from assistant to the top job. We'll have...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Tiger sports podcast for Sept. 12
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 Farmington Tiger football defensive coordinator Gary Burr about this week's big game against Hutchinson....
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Tiger sports podcast for August 22: Keith Revels
The new fall sports season is here and the Tiger sports podcast is back to keep you up to date on everything that's going on. This week Independent sports writer Matthew Steichen sits down with Farmington High School cross country coach Keith Revels to talk about what to expect from...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
15th-annual Tiger Scramble is Aug. 1 at Fountain Valley
The 15th-annual Tiger Fan Club Golf Scramble will be held Friday, Aug. 1, at Fountain Valley Golf course. Golfers may enter individually or enter as a member of a four-person team for $85 per person. The fee earns you 18 holes of golf, use of a golf cart, food and beverages on the...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Boys track: Tigers dominate conference relays
Last Tuesday's Missota Conference Relays turned out to be the perfect platform for the Farmington boys track team to showcase its depth. With the top four times in each running event and the top three distances in each field event being combined to produce a cumulative team score,...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Softball: Getting offensive
What a difference a couple weeks can make. Farmington softball coach Heather Ballstadt can find no sign of her Tiger team that, as recently as April 20, was sitting at 1-2 and had scored just six runs in its first three games of the season. The Tigers have since gone on an offensive...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Baseball: Tigers forge split at Hutchinson
The Farmington baseball team allowed a total of 27 runs in the three Missota Conference games it lost last week. Senior starting pitcher Eric Estes helped reverse that trend, if only for a game, by limiting Hutchinson to one run on four hits over seven innings in a 2-1 road victory...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Boys tennis: Battle of the Tigers goes to Hutchinson
The Hutchinson boys tennis team kept Farmington winless with a 7-0 sweep in Missota Conference action Monday afternoon. The match had previously been postponed due to the weather on April 17 and 18, but conditions were near perfect on the third try at Farmington High School. Farmington...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am