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Four years of hard work for former East Butler Tiger Payton Robley and her College of Saint Mary teammates paid off this week when Robley and the Flames qualified to the NAIA national volleyball tournament in Sioux City.

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It's been almost a month since the Mustangs have stepped foot on the court for a match. "Three weeks of practice without the competition being different on the other side of the net is a grind," coach Beth Donnelly said. 

This story reporting on the Hastings College football game from Saturday was inadvertently omitted from Monday’s edition of the Tribune. Here is the story in full.

For the struggling Hastings College baseball team, game one of Monday’s doubleheader should have been a glimpse of hope.

Hastings College volleyball coach Matt Buttermore is stepping down after accepting the coaching job at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

The Hastings College and Jamestown University baseball teams had been trending in different directions heading into Sunday’s doubleheader between the two schools. The Broncos had won two of their previous 10 games while the Jimmies have won eight of their last 10.

SIOUX CITY — A rematch between two top 25 teams started off the nightcap of day two of the NAIA national tournament with third-seeded Hastings College taking on sixth-seeded Aquinas College. The two teams met back on Nov. 23, where HC defeated the Bulldogs 76-61 in Lynn Farrell Arena.

Hastings College’s Shane Chamberlain bent the rim with a two-handed slam dunk with 1 minute, 3 seconds remaining against Dordt Saturday and Lynn Farrell Arena erupted.

The Hastings College women’s basketball team went into Wednesday’s home game against Midland University looking to brush off their previous loss to Northwestern, in which they allowed the Red Raiders to shoot 67 percent from the field.

The Hastings College men’s basketball team ended 2018 with a come-from-behind victory over Kansas Wesleyan on Saturday, and it needed another rally if it wanted to start 2019 with a W.

OMAHA — No. 12 Hastings College trailed by 10 points at the half to the unranked College of St. Mary Flames Wednesday night, but the Broncos used a huge third-quarter boost en route to a 75-66 victory.

Less than 2 minutes into Hastings College’s game against Haskell Indian Nations University Saturday in the C3 Thanksgiving Classic, MacKenzie Willicott writhed in pain on the floor of Lynn Farrell Arena with a clenched fist and tears flowing down her cheeks.

Hastings College beat Bellevue University handily on Tuesday, but heading into the C3 Hotel Thanksgiving Classic, the Broncos had lost two of their previous three games, both of which were to the top two teams in the country (No. 1 Concordia and No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan).

It wasn’t quite what head coach Jina Douglas expected to see out of her team in its first conference game, let alone just the third contest of the season.

Last year, the Hastings College men’s basketball team could not get over the hump against rival Doane University. The Tigers swept the Broncos in two games, winning 71-58 and 80-71.

It was easy going on Saturday night for the only undefeated women’s soccer team left in the NAIA, as the Hastings College flew past Briar Cliff 5-0 in the GPAC tournament semifinals. The victory for the No. 1-seeded Broncos sets up a rematch of last year’s GPAC tournament final against the C…

It was a top 20 matchup Wednesday night at Lloyd Wilson Field, and the end result was a clear indicator. The No. 13 Hastings College Broncos and No. 20 Midland Warriors ended in a 1-1 tie.

CRETE — Going into Saturday, the Hastings College football team was desperate for a win. The Broncos had lost three straight games, including a 65-0 defeat against now NAIA No. 1 Morningside, and were traveling to Crete to play rival Doane University. Saturday was homecoming for the Tigers, …

Coming off of two straight four-set losses last weekend, the Hastings College volleyball team came into Friday night’s match against Dakota Wesleyan trying to right the ship.

It wasn’t pretty, but a win is a win for the Hastings College Broncos as they defeated Mount Marty 4-0 on a soggy night at Lloyd Wilson Field.

The Hastings College women’s soccer team had just beaten Doane University 3-0 Wednesday evening at Lloyd Wilson Field. It’d be easy to think head coach Chris Clements’ postgame comments would be in good tone, praising his girls for their effort and their triumph.


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