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June 2, 2016
Softball: Raiders Knocked out of section tournament
Yet another good Hastings High School softball season came to an end last week. The Raiders lost on May 26 to Eagan in the Section 3AAAA tournament,...
June 2, 2016 - 9:18am
May 19, 2016
Softball: Raiders lose pair of one-run games; sections start Monday
All season long, the Hastings girls softball team has used late-inning rallies to rack up wins. In the last two games, though, those late inning heroics have gone missing. The result? Two close one-run losses. The difference? A lack of timely hitting. “All year, we’ve been coming...
May 19, 2016 - 8:46am
April 11, 2016
Hastings softball season begins with 11-2 win over Mahtomedi
The Hastings girls softball team got its season off to a great start last week with an 11-2 win over Mahtomedi on Monday, April 4. The game didn’t exactly start out well for the blue and gold, as they gave up two runs in the top of the first inning and quickly fell behind. Some...
April 11, 2016 - 10:51am
May 28, 2015
Softball: Hastings wins first two games in section tourney
It wasn’t exactly easy, but the Hastings softball team has advanced in the Section 1AAA tournament. Hastings won its first game over Owatonna, 6-3, on Wednesday to advance to Friday’s round in Austin. That’s when things got interesting for the Raiders. Hastings, which is...
May 28, 2015 - 1:52pm
May 14, 2015
Softball: Hastings earns share of MEC title
Thanks to a rainy 5-2 win over South St. Paul on Thursday, the Hastings softball team won a share of the Metro East Conference title. Hastings ties North St. Paul for the honor. “That was one of our goals,” coach Dean Robinson said. “Now we’ll keep plugging away and see...
May 14, 2015 - 11:12am
May 8, 2015
Softball: Raiders avenge loss to Polars, improve to 12-4 on the season
Back on April 16, nothing went right for the Hastings softball team in a Metro East Conference matchup against North St. Paul. On Monday night, Hastings set out to prove that was all a fluke, and they appeared to accomplish just that. When the teams first met in April, North won...
May 8, 2015 - 8:48am
April 23, 2015
Softball team now 6-1 after wins over Tartan, SSP
The Hastings girls softball team is now 6-1 on the season. The Raiders beat Tartan on Wednesday, April 15, 2-1. They then lost to North St. Paul on Thursday, April 16, 10-0, before turning things around with a nice 13-3 win over South St. Paul on Monday. Hastings plays host...
April 23, 2015 - 1:43pm
April 17, 2015
Softball: Hastings is a perfect 4-0 in Metro East Conference
Well, it wasn’t exactly a rude welcome into the Metro East Conference for the Hastings softball team. The Raiders opened play in their new conference last Monday against Mahtomedi, a team the Raiders knew little about in advance of the season opener. Putting it mildly, it soon...
April 17, 2015 - 8:49am
May 29, 2014
Farmington ends Hastings softball season
On a wild ending, the season ended Tuesday night for the Hastings softball team. The Raiders lost to Farmington, 5-2, in the section semifinals. “It was tough,” assistant coach Ken Lundquist said. “I don’t even have words to describe it. There’s a feeling of emptiness...
May 29, 2014 - 9:49am
May 22, 2014
Raiders are SEC softball co-champs
The Hastings girls softball team won four straight Suburban East Conference games down the stretch to tie Forest Lake for the conference title. Two of those wins came late last week, with the Raiders beating Roseville and White Bear Lake. The Raiders knew that if they won those...
May 22, 2014 - 1:51pm
May 15, 2014
Raiders softball team gets back into SEC title hunt
The Hastings softball team can win a share of the conference title by winning its final two games of the season. The Raiders are 12-4 heading into matchups with Roseville and White Bear Lake this week. If the Raiders win both games, they’ll finish at 14-4 and would clinch at...
May 15, 2014 - 9:58am
May 8, 2014
Softball team wins trio of close games
The Hastings softball team won a wild game over Stillwater on Monday, 10-9. Hastings actually led 10-2 at one point before the Ponies came storming back. “That was a very crazy game,” assistant coach Ken Lundquist said. Hastings built on its lead steadily, but a wild...
May 8, 2014 - 11:24am
May 1, 2014
Raiders softball team settles for SEC split
Coming off a tough loss to Forest Lake a few days before, the Hastings softball team had a lot to play for in a Suburban East Conference matchup against Woodbury. The Royals were undefeated and posed a real threat to the Raiders. You wouldn’t know that, though, by looking...
May 1, 2014 - 1:23pm
April 17, 2014
Hastings softball team wins season’s first three games
The Hastings High School softball season is off to a great start. The Raiders are unbeaten in their first three games of the year. The season began with a 5-0 win over White Bear Lake on Wednesday, April 9. The Raiders didn’t commit a single error in the game. “Our...
April 17, 2014 - 10:06am
June 6, 2013
Softball season ends for Hastings with losses to Farmington
Things sure looked good for the Hastings Raiders on Friday night. But things changed in a hurry. Hastings entered Friday night's section championship against Farmington without a loss in the tournament. That meant Farmington would have to beat Hastings twice to advance to the state...
June 6, 2013 - 2:59pm