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Hawks stun Mankato at state tourney

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The Hastings Hawks did it again.

After shocking local fans and beating Dundas to qualify for the state tournament, Hastings faced the state's No. 1 team and reigning state champion, the Mankato Twins.


Mankato entered the game with a 22-2 record. Hastings entered with a 22-17 record.

But none of that mattered.

Hastings won, 7-3, to advance to the quarterfinals of the state amateur baseball tournament in Gaylord.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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