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Hastings Star Gazette
HHS grad earns highest skill award for Army medics
Residents express concern over Bahls Drive trail configuration
Dakota County changes policy on sirens
Trial delayed for man accused of killing Carrie Olson, whose body was found here last April
Dakota County honors its longtime employees
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City of Hastings
Wrestlers begin action at state tournament
Eight Raiders qualify for state wrestling tournament
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
Hastings girls basketball team wins share of conference title
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
Longtime downtown Hastings mailman to retire this week
Hastings family operates teddy bear rescue out of their home
St. Patrick’s Day observed ... a little early SEAS and St. Joseph host traditional Irish dinners
Engagement:Corey Elizabeth Rodewald-Bohmbach and Steven Topp
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March 8, 2012
Wild ride ends at section finals
In order for the Hastings boys hockey team to win last week's section title game against the highly ranked Eagan Wildcats, everything was going to have to go right for Hastings. The Raiders would have to play their best game, get off to a fast start and get some luck. It didn't take...
March 8, 2012 - 8:56am
March 2, 2012
Eagan ends wild run for Hastings boys hockey team
The Eagan Wildcats showed Thursday night why they are ranked one of the state's top hockey teams. In the section finals, Eagan beat Hastings, 10-1. Eagan scored four first-period goals, then added three goals each in the second and third periods. Hastings got its goal in the third...
March 2, 2012 - 8:50am
March 1, 2012
Raiders make run to Section 3AA finals
It'll be a true "David and Goliath" affair. The Hastings boys hockey team is just hoping it works out the same way. Hastings, the sixth seed in the nine-team Section 3AA tournament, earned a trip to the section finals with wins over Cretin-Derham Hall and East Ridge last week. The...
March 1, 2012 - 9:40am
February 23, 2012
Raiders beat Bears again, are now fourth in SEC
The postseason begins tonight (Thursday) for the Hastings boys hockey team. Hastings will play at Highland Ice Arena in the first round of the section tournament against a familiar opponent: Cretin-Derham Hall. C-DH is the section's No. 3 seeded team. Hastings is the No. 6 seed. The...
February 23, 2012 - 9:43am
February 16, 2012
Wildcats end Raiders' season, 4-3
For much of the third period of Saturday's hockey game between Hastings and Eagan, it looked like the Raiders were going to pull off a major upset. In the end, though, Eagan added two late goals and won, 4-3. The loss ended the season for the Raiders. Hastings held a 3-2 lead with...
February 16, 2012 - 11:03am
Greyhounds too fast for Raiders
The Hastings boys hockey team found out, first-hand, exactly how good the state's No. 1 ranked hockey team is. On Tuesday, the Raiders faced the Duluth East Greyhounds. Duluth East won, 8-0. "They're No. 1 for a reason," coach Russ Welch. They're very, very good." Welch said Hastings...
February 16, 2012 - 10:58am
February 9, 2012
Raiders now in section tourney
The section girls hockey tournament began Wednesday night for the Hastings Raiders. HHS played host to the Eastview Lightning in the first round of the tournament. Hastings, 11-13 overall, earned the No. 4 seed in the tournament. Eastview is the No. 5 seeded team. They have a 9-15...
February 9, 2012 - 10:31am
Raiders have big win, bad loss
The two games played last week by the Hastings boys hockey team couldn't have been more different. On Thursday, Hastings beat Woodbury, 7-0. On Saturday, Hastings lost to Cretin-Derham Hall, 7-1. Hastings is now 10-9-2 (7-7-1 in the Suburban East Conference) heading into the final...
February 9, 2012 - 10:30am
Girls hockey team wins in first round of section tournament, 3-2
The Hastings girls hockey team got its postseason off to a good start with a 3-2 win over Eastview Wednesday night at the Hastings Civic Arena. Hastings now advances to the section semifinals to take on No. 1 seeded Eagan. The Wildcats beat East Ridge on Wednesday, 5-1, to advance. Hastings...
February 9, 2012 - 10:22am
February 2, 2012
HHS goes 1-1 in pair of wild games
Two very wild games last week have the Hastings boys hockey team going through some challenging practices this week. The wildest of the two came Saturday in Cottage Grove, where Hastings lost to Park, 6-4. Hastings fell behind, 3-0, after the first five minutes of play. To put it...
February 2, 2012 - 12:03pm
Hastings edges Cretin, 1-0
Through the first two periods of last Tuesday's girls hockey game between Hastings and Cretin-Derham Hall, not one puck hit the back of the net. At 7:07 of the third period, that changed, thanks to Mikayla Minnaert. The Hastings skater notched the game's first and only goal, and...
February 2, 2012 - 12:02pm
January 26, 2012
Hastings wins third straight
The Hastings girls hockey team, bolstered by a healthy lineup once again, has won three games in a row. The Raiders extended that streak Friday with a 4-0 win over Woodbury. The win improved Hastings' record to 9-10 on the season. "Our game plan was to play our game all 51 minutes...
January 26, 2012 - 9:30am
Four sets of brothers competing for Raiders
When Hastings boys hockey coach Russ Welch began to fill out the roster for this year's team, he started to notice a unique trend. A lot of the last names were the same. There were two Flynns - Nate and Matt. Then there were two Mellicks - Tyler and Zach. Then there were two Neumans...
January 26, 2012 - 9:24am
Raiders earn another key win
There was a time a few weeks ago, after the first game of a holiday tournament in South St. Paul, that the Hastings boys hockey team had a record of 3-6. Hastings had lost to Woodbury, and the team had a 2-4 record in Suburban East Conference play. Boy, have things changed lately. Hastings...
January 26, 2012 - 8:53am