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A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
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HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
Hastings Tires Plus owner drives fast for ChumpCar races
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
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Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
David D. Marshall
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
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Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
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May 30, 2013
Raiders to play for section title Thursday night
The Hastings softball team is in the driver's seat when it comes to earning a trip back to the state tournament. Hastings won its first three games in the section softball tournament, setting up a big night Thursday in Austin. Hastings has no losses in the double-elimination tournament,...
May 30, 2013 - 9:58am
May 23, 2013
Hastings has high hopes as softball sections open
The Raiders softball team opened section play this week with high hopes. After finishing third in the Suburban East Conference behind a 12-6 record, Hastings opened Section 1AAA play on Wednesday in a game played after the Star Gazette went to press. Hastings coach Dean Robinson...
May 23, 2013 - 11:14am
May 16, 2013
Thanks to close wins, Hastings softball team has 12-6 record
An up-and-down season continues bobbing along for the Hastings softball team. The Raiders have a 12-6 record in the Suburban East Conference. That record could be much better if the team wasn't hit hard by giving up some big innings here and there. That record could be much worse...
May 16, 2013 - 9:18am
May 2, 2013
Raiders earn four wins in busy week
It took longer than hoped for the Hastings Raiders to take the field, but so far, it was worth the wait. Hastings went 4-1 in a busy week, and...
May 2, 2013 - 9:24am
April 18, 2013
Raiders beat Bears in season's only softball game thus far
So far this season, the Hastings softball team was supposed to have played about nine games. That number, as of today, is one. Just one game has been played by the Raiders, an almost miraculous feat considering the extended winter the area has been forced to endure. The good news...
April 18, 2013 - 10:22am
May 31, 2012
Hastings softball team stopped at section tournament
Heading into Tuesday night's section softball games in Austin, the Hastings Raiders had an 18-game winning streak going in the tournament. The streak stretches back for years, and this year's team had added two wins to the total. Hastings beat Northfield last Wednesday and then knocked...
May 31, 2012 - 9:27am
May 17, 2012
Rollercoaster season keeps coming at Raiders
The roller-coaster ride continues for the Hastings softball team. The Raiders beat Park on Wednesday, 12-2, then lost two games to Suburban East Conference foes on Thursday and Monday. Hastings lost to Roseville on Thursday, 9-3, and to Stillwater on Monday, 8-3. The Raiders...
May 17, 2012 - 8:59am
May 10, 2012
Raiders beat Mustangs again
Against the two top teams in the Suburban Conference, the Hastings Raiders have played their best softball. That leaves coach Dean Robinson feeling encouraged this week as the regular season starts to wind down. On Monday, Hastings beat Mounds View, 3-0, on a two-hitter by pitcher...
May 10, 2012 - 10:24am
May 3, 2012
Raiders keep riding hot streak
The Hastings softball team, after a slow start, has won four of its last five games, including a 6-3 win over East Ridge on Monday. Hastings...
May 3, 2012 - 9:18am
April 27, 2012
HHS softball beats Mounds View, Stillwater and Roseville
A story in this newspaper last week left out a very important word: not. As in, Hastings softball head coach Dean Robinson was not panicking regarding his team's slow start. He knew his team would get things figured out. Apparently, he was right. Hastings has won three of its last...
April 27, 2012 - 11:09am
April 19, 2012
Raiders hope to turn things around
Defense has been the problem so far this season for the Hastings softball team, but if the last two games are any indication, the Raiders may...
April 19, 2012 - 9:35am
April 12, 2012
Raider softball team loses opener to White Bear Lake
The Hastings girls softball team lost its first game of the year, falling on Monday to White Bear Lake, 9-5. "This definitely gives us stuff we need to work on in practice -- there are some things we need to clean up," coach Dean Robinson said. "A lot of their runs were due to things...
April 12, 2012 - 1:41pm
Preview: HHS softball team has high goals despite losing key players
Coming off a state championship having lost four key players, you'd think the Hastings Raiders would be in one of those rebuilding kinds of years. Judging by the team's goals for this year, though, you can tell that isn't the case. "We want to try to repeat as conference champs,...
April 12, 2012 - 10:38am