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Members of the Hastings softball team wipe away tears and applaud while a teammate picks up a third-place medal after Hastings beat Maple Grove, 7-0, in the last game of the season. Pictured from left to right are Katie Nelson, Megan Magee, Marissa Holmes, Jordan Schaffer, Lisa Kranz, Jenelle Trautmann, Kelsey Nelson, Treya Connell and Teresa McCullen.

Raiders take 3rd at state tournament

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The pitch came in at the perfect spot. Low. Outside. Just where Hastings catcher Jordan Schaffer wanted it.

When Burnsville's Taylor Mackey swung her big aluminum bat at the pitch, it looked like she'd be lucky just to make contact.


She was, and she did.

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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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