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    Local Sports Week In Review

    As we continue to say goodbye to Winter, and hello to the Spring Sports Season of 2017, KDWA Sports has a plenty from both sides of the landscape, with Hastings High School Athletic Director Trent Hanson with a two part feature, and also more with Hastings Boys Track Coach Jason Koch, plus news on a tasty Hastings Soccer Fundraiser, early next month!

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    Raider Girls Soccer Breakfast Coming

    The Hastings Raiders Girls Varsity Soccer Program will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at the Hastings Green Mill, on Saturday, April 8th, from 7:30am-10am, with tickets costing $7 at the door! Head Coach Scott Meier joined KDWA Sports on Thursday to announce the event to fans!

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    Prescott Softball Season Preview

    The Prescott Cardinals Softball Season is underway, and the defending Middle Border Conference Co-Champions are ready for a repeat performance during this 2017 campaign. A very excited Head Coach Matt Smith joined KDWA Sports on Thursday for their Season Preview interview!

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    Hastings Boys Track Preview

    The 2017 Boys Track and Field Season is also underway at Hastings High School, and Head Coach Jason Koch joined KDWA Sports for our Season Preview Interview on Wednesday!

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    Hastings Softball Season Preview

    The 2017 Season is now here for the Hastings Raiders Softball Program, and Head Coach Ken Lundquist joined KDWA's Nick Tuckner to talk about the first week during Spring Break, and tryout week which began on Monday.

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    Prescott CAB Banquet Friday Night

    You only have a few days to get your tickets for the 19th Annual Prescott CAB "Crazy About Baseball" Banquet on Friday night, at the Confluence Banquet Hall (Old Ptacek's Building), for $20 each! KDWA's Nick Tuckner has more on the event.

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    A.D. Hanson on Winter, Spring Sports

    Hastings High School Athletic Director Trent Hanson joined KDWA's Nick Tuckner to look back at the Winter Sports Season, and also previewed the Spring Sports Campaign, which is now underway at HHS! Check out the two part interview, with one feature on Winter, and the other on Spring.

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    Cardinals Fall In State Championship

    The 2016-17 Winter Sports Season in the Tri-County Area came to a conclusion on Saturday in Madison, at the Kohl Center, where the Prescott Cardinals Boys Basketball Team played in their first-ever State Championship Game, but fell to undefeated Xavier, 73-47, to wrap up a wonderful 24-4 campaign. KDWA's Nick Tuckner has the final recap of the season. Stay tuned for a season recap with Coach Nick Johnson, early next week! (Photo Courtesy of Julie Grabow)

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    Local Sports Week In Review

    Our KDWA Sports "Week in Review" says good-bye to the 2016-17 Hastings Boys Hockey Season with Head Coach Adam Welch, but then looked ahead to the 2017 Hastings Raiders Baseball Season, which will begin on Monday, with their first practices of the year. Also, KDWA Sports will have more on Prescott's quest to State in Madison, on Monday!

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    BREAKING: Prescott Wins, Title Game Saturday

    The Prescott Cardinals Boys Basketball Team won their first-ever State Tournament Game on Thursday, securing a spot in Saturday's WIAA Division Three State Championship in Madison, beating formidable Lake Mills, 74-67, in the semifinals, LIVE on KDWA! Now, the Cardinals will play the winner of Xavier and Ripon, both undefeated coming in to the tournament, in Saturday's title game, LIVE on KDWA, Saturday at 2:30pm. KDWA's Nick Tuckner has the game recap! (Photo Courtesy of WIAA)

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    Hastings Baseball Season Preview

    Head Coach Taylor Pagel of the Hastings Raiders Baseball Team joined KDWA Sports on Thursday, to preview the upcoming season, which will begin on Monday, with the first practices of the year, at HHS. Coach Pagel and KDWA Sports Director Nick Tuckner go over many of the early-season happenings.

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    Hastings Boys Hockey Season Recap

    With the Minnesota State Hockey Tournament, and all of its glitz and glamour now over with, KDWA Sports was able to wrap up the 2016-17 Boys Hockey Season with Hastings Head Coach Adam Welch, in our yearly Season Recap interview! Coach Welch chats with KDWA's Nick Tuckner, as they look back at the team, the seniors, and some big wins from the year, plus look forward to next season.

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    March Madness In Madison

    The Prescott Cardinals Boys Basketball Team is headed to their second State Tournament in three years, following Saturday's 78-62 Sectional Championship victory over Mauston, in Menomonie. Head Coach Nick Johnson joined KDWA's Nick Tuckner on Monday to look back at the Sectional Title, and to preview Lake Mills at State, Thursday!

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    Spring Has Sprung At Hastings HS

    The Spring Sports Season is now underway at Hastings High School, as Softball, Girls Track, and Boys Track have all started their respective campaigns, during Spring Break! KDWA's Nick Tuckner has a look at all of thet sports that are now slated to roll out over the next three weeks.

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    BREAKING: Cardinals Section Champs

    The Prescott Cardinals Boys Basketball Team is heading back to their second State Tournament in three years, following Saturday afternoon's 78-62 win over Mauston in the WIAA Division Three, Section One Championship Game! Now, the Cardinals will head to the Kohl Center in Madison for the 2017 State Tournament, beginning Thursday at 1:35pm, LIVE on KDWA! KDWA's Nick Tuckner has a brief report, but will have even MORE with Coach Johnson on Monday afternoon!

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    Local Sports Week In Review

    In this weekend's edition of the KDWA Sports Week In Review, we looked back at the seasons for the Hastings Wrestling Team, and Boys Swimming and Diving Team, and also talked about the upcoming Spring Sports Season, which is already underway in Prescott, and will begin at Hastings, on Monday!

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    FINAL: Cardinals 75, Tigers 59.

    The #1 Seeded Prescott Cardinals Boys Basketball Team kept their season more than alive on Thursday, as they put away #2 Northwestern, 75-59 in the WIAA Division Three Sectional Semifinals, at River Falls High School. Prescott Forward Owen Hamilton led the way for the Cardinals (22-3 Overall) with a game-high 35 points in the win. Prescott will now take on Cinderella Team Mauston, in Menomonie, Saturday, at 1pm on KDWA, to determine who moves on to Madison, next week!

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    Hastings Wrestling Season Recap

    With the 2016-17 Hastings Raiders Wrestling Season now over, following their wonderful fourth place finish at the Minnesota State Meet, last week, Head Coach Josh McLay joined KDWA Sports for a Season Recap interview on Thursday!

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    And Then There Was One...

    The Prescott Cardinals Boys Basketball Team is the last Winter Sports Team alive in the Hastings-Prescott Area, and they will look to continue their season on Thursday in the Sectional Semifinals against Northwestern, at River Falls High School. Head Coach Nick Johnson joined KDWA's Nick Tuckner for a preview on Wednesday.

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    Coach Rupp's State Recap

    Head Coach Gerry Rupp of the Hastings Boys Swimming and Diving Team joined KDWA Sports on Tuesday to look back at their 18th place finish overall at last weekend's State Meet, but even more importantly, Junior Vova Tipler's State Diving Championship, giving Hastings High School, their first ever.

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    Spring Sports Underway In Prescott

    Spring Sports are already underway at Prescott High School, as Boys and Girls Track used the warm early-week weather to get a step ahead of the competition. Prescott High School Athletic Director Kyle Igou joined KDWA Sports on Tuesday for a preview of the Spring Season.

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    Raiders 6th, Battle Irish Tuesday

    The Hastings Raiders Boys Basketball Team was seeded sixth in the Section 3AAAA Playoff Bracket on Saturday afternoon, and will now travel to third ranked Rosemount on Tuesday night at 7pm, LIVE on KDWA. KDWA's Nick Tuckner was joined by Hastings Head Coach Chad Feikema on Monday to talk seeding, and about the first round of playoffs!

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    Wild Weekend Thoughout The Area

    Last weekend may have been the craziest sports stretch we have had in the Tri-County Area, since this time last year, with State Swimming and Dive, State Wrestling, Sectional Girls Basketball, and Regional Boys Basketball in Wisconsin! KDWA's Nick Tuckner opens the week, looking back at a wonderful weekend for many of our Winter Student Athletes!

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    Cardinals Win Regional Title, Raiders Fall

    In Saturday Night Playoff Basketball action, it was the "best of times, and the worst of times" on KDWA Radio, with the Hastings Raiders Girls Basketball Team ending their season at 15-13 overall, falling to Eastview 61-25, but the Prescott Cardinals won a Regional Championship in the late game, winning over Saint Croix Central, 83-68, to capture the first of three trophies the Cardinals are hunting for. Next up, the Cardinals travel to River Falls on Thursday, for the Sectional Semifinals against perennial playoff Foe, Northwestern, also LIVE on KDWA! KDWA's Nick Tuckner will have MUCH more in Monday's Sports Updates! (Photo Credit Julie Grabow)

       

    Friday Night Hoops Recap

    The Prescott Cardinals Boys Basketball Team opened the WIAA Division Three Playoffs on Friday night, LIVE on KDWA, as the #1 Cardinals defeated #8 Barron, 90-50, moving them in to the Regional Championship game on Saturday night, at 7pm, against Saint Croix Central. KDWA Sports will replay Saturday's game on Monday at 7pm, if we are unable to join the Prescott Game in progress after Hastings Girls Basketball playoff action at Hamline, against Eastview at 6pm. Also, the Hastings Boys Basketball Team defeated Henry Sibley on Senior Night on Friday, 62-48, with seeding this weekend.

       

     

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