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The dates for this year’s annual men’s and women’s competitive golf tournament in Hastings are June 27 and June 28. Entries are due June 22.

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Hastings College unveiled its 2020 version of Bronco football Saturday, and the socially-distanced home crowd liked what they witnessed.

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Adams Central erased any doubts about its readiness against Minden, following AC’s upset win last week over Class C-1 No. 1 Wahoo.

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Jarrett Synek was crowned homecoming king following Hastings’ football game Friday night.

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The Adams Central and Hastings boys tennis teams are both in similar situations. Both squads lost the vast majority of their experience, leaving the players in their lineups to learn the finer points of the game as the season progresses.

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DONIPHAN — Sutton’s 6-2 lead in the first set against Class C-1 No. 4 Grand Island Central Catholic was short-lived, but it was a glimpse of where the Fillies can get to this season.

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Going into Wednesday’s match, first-year women’s soccer head coach Jade Ovendale was curious to how well the Hastings College defense would play. But those questions were answered after the Broncos’ 3-0 shutout of Kansas Wesleyan in the season opener.

WAHOO — No. 6 Adams Central added another stellar defensive outing to its resumé, shutting down Wahoo’s running game Friday night as part of a 24-7 victory over the top-ranked Warriors on the road.

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Hastings football team recorded a big win over eighth-ranked Scottsbluff, as the No. 4 Tigers beat the Bearcats 45-6.

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GILTNER – A late schedule change due to COVID-19 let Giltner host a football game Friday instead of missing out.

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The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Aug. 23, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

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LINCOLN — Being the first Nebraska Scholastic Activities Association sanctioned event Hastings High has competed in since the 2019-20 winter season, it was expected that the Tigers would have some hiccups Friday night against Class A Lincoln North Star.

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SCHUYLER — The Sandy Creek football team notched a victory in the first game of the season after totaling just three wins last season. The Cougars defeated Schuyler 37-20 on Friday. Micah Biltoft hauled in four touchdown passes.

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Hastings Public Schools is working collaboratively with the South Heartland District Health Department to create a Spectator Attendance Plan to ensure safe participation in Athletics and Student Activities. Our goal is to enable families to attend and watch their children perform. We appreci…

The Hastings Sodbusters hosted the Fremont Moo for the final time during the regular season Wednesday night at Duncan Field. And the two teams made sure the spectators got their money’s worth.

After seeing a combined 33 runs on the scoreboard after the last two games, the Hastings Sodbusters were more than happy seeing eight zeroes in the visitor’s linescore Tuesday.

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Saturday’s doubleheader sweep was the perfect gift under the Christmas tree for the Hastings Sodbusters, who not only extended their win streak to four games but also took over first place in the Clark Division.

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Hastings was stone-cold frozen at the plate Friday night in its return home from a six-game road trip, where the Sodbusters went 5-1.

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FREMONT — The Hastings Sodbusters fell on the road in the series finale against the Fremont Moo, dropping the game 18-4.

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FREMONT — A go-ahead ninth-inning home run from Casey Burnham highlighted a four-run inning that powered the Hastings Sodbusters to a 10-6 win over division rival Fremont Tuesday.

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KEARNEY — The University of Nebraska at Kearney is delaying the start of fall sports competition to Sept. 28 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the atheltic office announced Monday.

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Without the Sodbusters’ win attached, the 14 walks Hastings issued very easily could’ve been the entire story of Thursday’s ballgame.

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The Hastings Sodbusters are sure to get sick and tired of playing the Western Nebraska Pioneers this week, and Wednesday’s game didn’t help the cause. The two teams met for the third installment of eight straight games against one another, and this one was all Pioneers.

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Going into Sunday’s game, Hastings right-hander Shay Schanaman had totaled 20 strikeouts in just 9 2/3 innings, though he had yet to throw four innings in any outing this season.

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Neither Jon Smith nor Becky Sullivan had competed in the Hastings Open at any point in the last five years, but both walked away from Lochland Country Club as champions on Sunday.

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As things continue to open back up and resemble more of what life was like before COVID-19, one of the staples of summer sports competition in Hastings is back in form of the Hastings Open.

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The American Legion’s national governing body announced Tuesday morning the cancellation of the 2020 World Series in Raleigh, N.C., as well as all eight of its regional tournaments — including the Mid-South regional which was to be held at Duncan Field Aug. 5-9.

LINCOLN — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts' statement on Wednesday regarding directive health measures included a notion that schools must remain operating without students through May 31, meaning extracurricular activities have been canceled statewide because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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If you’re like us sports writers, Sunday and Monday were loooong days. And they were just the very start.

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LINCOLN — It doesn’t happen often, but it does happen. In Friday’s semifinal game, the high-octane Adams Central offense struggled to get shots to fall.

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LINCOLN — Sutton faced a mountain of a task in the Class C-2 semifinals on Friday. The Mustangs were up late Thursday playing in an overtime game in the first round and had to turnaround and face the No. 2 seed and defending state champion Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur, which was on a 50 ga…

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The night before state basketball might have people in Hastings just as giddy as Christmas Eve. Which is fair; for Hastings High fans it’s been 16 years since they’ve got to see their team compete in Lincoln in the boys tournament.

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The Hastings College baseball team went into the weekend winning two of 11 games in the young spring season. So when the Broncos won both of Saturday’s contests against a tough Mayville State squad, they were anxious for the chance to win their first series of the year by winning one of two …