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October 2, 2015
Girls soccer: Hastings ties Jefferson, loses to Hill-Murray
Teams can learn a lot from a loss, and it appeared that on Tuesday of last week, that rule applied to the Hastings Raiders girls soccer team. The blue and gold rebounded from a tough 3-1 loss to Visitation a few days earlier to tie Bloomington Jefferson, 1-1. “That was a good...
October 2, 2015 - 8:42am
Boys soccer: Raiders beat Hill-Murray, 3-2; team is now 7-4-1
The field was miserable, but the effort was off the charts. That’s what Hastings boys soccer coach Jamie Swanson was able to take away from Thursday’s nice 3-2 win over Hill-Murray on the road. “It was a wet and beat-up field,” Swanson said. “I’ve never seen anything...
October 2, 2015 - 8:41am
September 25, 2015
Boys soccer: Raiders take a strong 7-3-1 record into the meat of their MEC schedule
The first few weeks of the Hastings boys soccer season have gone about as well as anyone could have hoped for. Now, though, there’s just one...
September 25, 2015 - 10:34am
Girls soccer: Raiders thump Titans, 6-0, stopped by Visitation, 3-1
The start of Saturday’s non-conference game against Visitation was about as good as a team could get. Less than 10 minutes into the game,...
September 25, 2015 - 10:25am
September 10, 2015
Soccer: Raiders fall to Roseville, Kennedy and Park
After a nice 2-0 win over Byron to start the season, the Hastings girls soccer team has had three games go the wrong way. Hastings lost to Roseville on Sept. 1, 1-0, in overtime. The Raiders then lost to Bloomington Kennedy on Sept. 5, 3-1, and then fell to Park of Cottage Grove...
September 10, 2015 - 3:13pm
August 20, 2015
New boys soccer coach at HHS is Jamie Swanson
The new Hastings boys soccer coach is anything but new on the soccer scene here. Jamie Swanson, a longtime Hastings assistant coach and a...
August 20, 2015 - 9:44am
October 2, 2014
Raiders girls soccer team looks to finish strong
Close matches and missed opportunities punctuated three losses last week for the Raiders. The Hastings girls soccer team began the week with a Sept. 23 loss to South St. Paul, a Sept. 25 loss to Simley and a shutout loss two days later to Rochester Mayo. The Raiders entered...
October 2, 2014 - 11:01am
Raiders boys soccer team adds one win, one loss to season
The Hastings boys soccer team found itself on unfamiliar footing last week. The Raiders – who play their home games on the natural grass of Todd Field – played two contests on turf fields. One went better than the other. Hastings fell 6-1 to Simley Sept. 25 as the Spartans...
October 2, 2014 - 10:47am
September 26, 2014
Raiders win two boys soccer MEC matchups
The Hastings boys soccer team has won two Metro East Conference games in a row. While that’s certainly a modest win streak, two league victories in back-to-back games isn’t something the team has been used to. In fact, the Raiders were winless in MEC play coming into last week’s...
September 26, 2014 - 9:12am
Soccer girls fall to Visitation, 2-1
The Hastings girls soccer team took a brief break from play in the Metro East Conference to host Visitation on Saturday, Sept. 20. Unfortunately for the Raiders, Visitation left Hastings with a 2-1 win under their belts. The two teams played a scoreless first half. “This...
September 26, 2014 - 9:02am
September 19, 2014
Raiders soccer girls improve to 4-1 in league play with win over Sibley
The Hastings girls soccer team improved to on the season with a 4-3 win over Henry Sibley on Thursday, Sept. 11. Hastings got goals from four different players in the match. Goals were scored by Hanna Norman, Erin Moes, Sam Schorzman and Makenzie Marier. “That was a good...
September 19, 2014 - 11:18am
Scoring drought hits Raider soccer boys
The Hastings boys soccer team is stuck in the middle of a severe drought. The Raiders have lost their last six games and have scored just three goals in those six losses. On Saturday, Hastings came within 40 seconds of snapping that losing skid with a tie, but New Life Academy...
September 19, 2014 - 11:04am
September 11, 2014
Hastings boys soccer team has 0-2 league mark thus far
The new Metro East Conference hasn’t been kind so far to the Hastings boys soccer team. The Raiders have lost to South St. Paul and North St. Paul to kick off the year. Both of those teams, though, are among the league’s top three so far, so there’s still hope that the Raiders...
September 11, 2014 - 10:35am
So far, life in the Metro East Conference has been a good fit for Raider girls soccer team
What a difference a year makes. This season, playing in a conference more suited for their size school, the Metro East, the Hastings Raiders girls soccer team has a solid 3-1 record. Winning three conference games a season in the former Suburban East Conference seemed like an impossibility. This...
September 11, 2014 - 10:33am
October 10, 2013
Raiders fall to Eagan Wildcats, 3-0
It was a 3-0 loss, but it was probably the best game of the season for the Hastings boys soccer team. Hastings, the No. 8 seed in the Section 3AA tournament, lost to the section’s No. 1 seeded team from Eagan on Tuesday night. Eagan is one of the state’s top teams. “It’s...
October 10, 2013 - 8:58am