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April 17, 2014
Raiders picking up steam on the diamond
In his first start on the mound for the Hastings boys baseball team, Mitch Donahoe certainly made a strong impression. The HHS senior threw a complete game shutout, they key in a 2-0 win over Forest Lake. Donahoe allowed six hits, struck out five and didn’t walk a single batter. “Mitch...
April 17, 2014 - 10:01am
April 10, 2014
Spring season gets under way on the diamond
The baseball season is finally under way at Hastings High School. Unfortunately for Hastings, the Raiders lost their season opener to East Ridge, 4-3. Hastings took a 1-0 lead in the second inning, then pushed the lead out with two more runs in the top of the third. East Ridge...
April 10, 2014 - 11:23am
June 6, 2013
Hastings 16U VFW baseball team finishes third at Stillwater
The Hastings Raiders 16U VFW Baseball team went 3-1 in the VFW Stillwater tournament and captured an exciting third-place victory over the Burnsville Blaze with a final score of 7-6. Sam Skoyen, who pitched five, and one-third innings, and struck out four batters, led the Raiders...
June 6, 2013 - 2:53pm
May 30, 2013
Season ends for Hastings baseball team
The Hastings baseball season came to an end on Thursday with a 6-0 loss to Albert Lea in the first round of the Section 1AAA baseball tournament. Hastings was seeded No. 8 and Albert Lea was No. 9. The Tigers managed to shut down the Hastings bats, allowing just one hit to the ...
May 30, 2013 - 9:57am
May 23, 2013
Raiders split with No. 9-ranked Forest Lake
Taylor Pagel knows his Raiders can be dangerous. On Monday, May 20, Hastings took down No. 9-ranked Forest Lake in a 2-1 road game. Though the team went on to split the double-header, Pagel, the Raiders' head coach, said the win was critical with section play looming. "It's big...
May 23, 2013 - 11:21am
May 16, 2013
Raiders down Park Wolfpack, 11-1
After the first inning of play on Friday, May 10, there wasn't much doubt about who was going to win the baseball game between Park and Hastings. The Raiders jumped all over the visiting Wolfpack in the first inning, scoring six runs. Hastings added onto the lead in the second inning,...
May 16, 2013 - 9:19am
May 9, 2013
Raiders sweep Roseville in doubleheader
The Hastings boys baseball team picked up two nice conference win on Monday, beating Roseville in a doubleheader played here. In the first game,...
May 9, 2013 - 1:54pm
May 2, 2013
Raider baseball gets off to 2-1 start
First-year Hastings baseball coach Taylor Pagel earned his first career coaching win on April 27 when the Raiders beat East Ridge, 4-3. Hastings got on the scoreboard in the second inning. Joe Shingledecker walked and eventually scored on a hit by Cody McNary. In the sixth inning,...
May 2, 2013 - 10:04am
March 28, 2013
Pagel is new Hastings baseball coach
When Taylor Pagel was passing through middle school in Cannon Falls, he had a seventh-grade math teacher who made a real impression on him. That teacher's name is Bucky Lindow, and that certainly wasn't the last time Pagel learned from Lindow. Two years later, when Pagel made the...
March 28, 2013 - 9:55am
June 7, 2012
Wingers end Hastings baseball season, 7-1
A 7-1 loss to the Red Wing Wingers ended the season for the Hastings baseball team on Monday, May 28. "Our playoff game was a microcosm of our season," coach Paul Hartmann said. "We were close, but were just unable to grab some early momentum. Like our season, if we were able to...
June 7, 2012 - 11:53am
May 24, 2012
Raiders beat Mustangs, 2-1
The Hastings boys baseball team snapped a tough string of close losses with a close win last week. Hastings beat Mounds View, 2-1. Earlier in the week, Hastings lost to Stillwater. The Raiders finished league play with a 3-15 record. The section tournament, offering the team a fresh...
May 24, 2012 - 9:01am
May 10, 2012
Wins continue to elude Raiders baseball team
The Hastings baseball team has a 2-11 record in Suburban East Conference play after a trio of SEC losses this week. Hastings lost to Roseville on Monday, 10-0. The team fell to Cretin-Derham Hall on May 2, 3-1. On Friday, May 4, Hastings lost to Forest Lake, 5-1. "The bright spot...
May 10, 2012 - 10:16am
May 3, 2012
Raiders lose pitcher's duel with Raptors, 2-1
The Hastings boys baseball team lost a close pitchers' duel Monday against East Ridge, 2-1. The Raiders took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a hit by Nate Flynn that scored Matt Koch. In the sixth inning, though, East Ridge scored two runs and Hastings surrendered the lead. Aaron...
May 3, 2012 - 9:26am
April 27, 2012
Raiders win one SEC game against Park, 10-4
The Hastings baseball team is now 2-6 on the season after winning one Suburban East Conference game and losing two this week. The win came Friday, April 20, against Park. Hastings won, 10-4, thanks to hot hitting right from the start of game. "We came out swinging the bats very...
April 27, 2012 - 11:14am
April 19, 2012
Hastings baseball team earns season's first win, 4-3, over Roseville
It took longer than coach Paul Hartmann and the Hastings baseball team wanted, but on Tuesday, the Raiders earned their first win of the year. Hastings beat Roseville, 4-3, and is now 1-4 overall on the season and 1-3 in Suburban East Conference play. "Hopefully we can build off...
April 19, 2012 - 10:22am