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Raiders fall in football opener, 40-6

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The Hastings football team lost its season opener on Thursday night to Mounds View, 40-6.

The game, coach Dana Strain said, was closer than the score would indicate.


Hastings trailed 13-0 with about three minutes to play in the first half, and the Raiders had marched down the field on an impressive drive that covered some 80 yards.

With the ball on the Mounds View 10 yard line, though, Hastings fumbled the ball and turned it over.

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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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