26 December 2013

Football: Two Tigers Academic All-State

Coach Mark Freohling with Nick Ruark (above) and Kade Kearney
Tigers Kade Kearney and Nick Ruark have been named to the Academic All-State Gold Football Team, a honor earned by only 19 Class 6A players in Minnesota. 

In addition, Farmington was one of eight programs to qualify for the All-State Academic Team Award. Both honors are presented annually by the Minnesota High School Coaches Association.

Players selected for Academic All-State distinction must carry a 3.0 grade-point average in core curriculum during their sophomore, junior and first quarter of their senior years as well as show outstanding football and leadership abilities. 

They must also be starters on offense or defense or be a kicker and have no Minnesota State High School League eligibility penalties or infractions during their high school career.