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    Week In Review: Fall Sports Open!

    Fall Sports are now in full force throughout the Tri-County Area, with the Minnesota High School Sports Season now open as of Monday, and Wisconsin has all sports open except for Volleyball and Cross Country, which will open this coming Monday, at Prescott! KDWA's Nick Tuckner was all over the Tri-County Sports Landscape throughout the week, at practices, and scrimmages, checking in with area Coaches. Check out this weekend's "Week in Review"!

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    Raider Tennis Opens Match Season

    The Hastings Raiders Girls Tennis Team will already play their first match on Friday at Burnsville, coming off of a wonderful week of practice, and challenge matches, in setting up the early-season lineup, according to Head Coach Marissa Welch, who joined KDWA Sports for an update, also on Thursday afternoon!

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    Volleyball Reaching For MEC Title

    The Hastings Raiders Volleyball Team has had a wonderful week of tryouts and practice, as they build towards their first match of the season, on August 26th, LIVE on KDWA, against Section Rival Woodbury! Head Coach Amy Johnson joined KDWA Sports on Thursday, with an update from the HHS Volleyball Court.

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    Early Season Prep Begins For Raiders

    The Hastings Raiders Football Team has been practicing for the last few days now, and Head Coach Dana Strain has been extremely pleased with the Kids, and Coaching Staff's early work ethic, in getting ready for Henry Sibley on August 29th. Coach Strain joined KDWA's Nick Tuckner on Wednesday, to discuss the first couple of days, and what to expect next week, as scrimmages begin.

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    Scrimmages, Meets, Begin This Week

    Even though practices just began on Monday across Minnesota, and last week for Prescott Football, some of those very teams will be participating in their first meets, matches, and games, plus early season scrimmmages, by the end of this week! KDWA's Nick Tuckner has more on the fast-moving first week. (Photo From Monday's First Practice at HHS)

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    Minnesota Fall Sports NOW OPEN!

    The 2019 Fall Sports Season is now officially underway as the first team to open the season in Hastings, was the Hastings Raiders Girls Swimming and Diving Team, at 6:00am on Monday morning, at the Hastings Middle School Pool. Head Coach Katie McAlpin joined KDWA Sports to open the Fall, by chatting about her team that will have a fun mix of kids from a nine-girl Senior Class, all the way down to a talented group of Middle School dynamos.

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    Mudhens Draw Moorhead Saturday

    The Miesville Mudhens now know their opponent and more for the first round of the Minnesota Class B State Amateur Baseball Tournament, as the Mudhens will take on the Moorhead Mudcats, on Saturday, August 17th, in Dassel, at 1:30pm, LIVE on KDWA. KDWA's Nick Tuckner has more on the complete bracket for the weekend!

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    Week In Review: Here We Go!

    In this week's edition of the KDWA Sports "Week in Review", we talked about three different seasons worth of Sports, with Hastings Head Football Coach Dana Strain, on opening their season coming up on Monday, closed the Summer Baseball Season with Hastings American Legion Coach Logan Radke, and also said hello to New Hastings Girls Hockey Coach Tim Duggan, in an introduction to Raider Fans, before the year begins in November! Plenty to talk about as we hit the weekend, before Minnesota Fall Sports Start, on KDWA!

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    Duggan Ready For Raider Nation

    The Hastings Raiders Girls Hockey Team will have a new Coaching Staff for the 2019-20 Season, and New Head Coach Tim Duggan joined KDWA Sports on Thursday, to introduce himself to Raider Fans, talk about the hiring process, the receptive reaction from players and boosters, and what he's most excited about, heading in to his first year as Head Coach, in Raider Nation!

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    Raider Football Ready For Monday

    Next Monday marks the first day of Fall Sports at Hastings High School, as every Sport will begin practice, but the Hastings Raiders Football Team, coming off of their 8-2 2018 Season, is looking to take that next step, with moving on to their first State Tournament in 15 years. Coach Strain talked about the on-field fun for first week of practice, and what to expect, plus more on what the Coaches did to get ready for the year, and also news on the early-season Parents Meeting, during the first week of practice. We "tackle" that and so much more in our Pre-Season interview.

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    Mudhens State Bracket Out Monday

    The Miesville Mudhens Amateur Baseball Team is indeed heading to the Minnesota State Tournament, however, the team will not know their opponent, the day of the weekend they will play, or the park they will play at, until Monday. Stay tuned to KDWA Radio, and we will let you know more on all of the above, as soon as the brackets are released by the Minnesota Baseball Association.

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    Last Call For Fall Registration

    Raider Student Athletes and Parents need to act fast, as there are only a couple more days to get registered for Fall Sports on time, at Hastings High School, with online registration running through THURSDAY. There will be NO registration on Friday, or Monday, August 12th. If student-athletes do not register on time, they will have to register late on Tuesday, August 13th. Hastings High School Athletic Director Trent Hanson has more.

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    2019 Summer Recap: Legion Baseball

    The 2019 Hastings American Legion Baseball Season came to a close in Hastings, as the Raiders were able to host the Sub-State Playoffs, where they won in the first round in extra innings against a strong Eagan team, before falling later in the tournament, to end the year. Head Coach Logan Radke joined KDWA Sports for a 2019 Season Recap to open the week of fun on the radio!

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    Fall Countdown From Days To Hours!

    Fall Sports officially begin in Wisconsin, and more specifically, for the Prescott Cardinals Football Team on Monday, with Hastings Sports all set to begin their practice seasons, one week later, on Monday, August 12th, and the excitement on both sides of the river, is through the roof. KDWA's "Week in Review" takes us around the Sports Landscape, in Hastings, Prescott, and even Cottage Grove, where they too have new turf being installed at Wolfpack Stadium!

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    Park Replacing Old Artificial Turf

    Park High School in Cottage Grove is also getting new turf at Wolfpack Stadium, as we gear up for the 2019 Fall Sports Season, and Activities Director Phil Kuemmel joined KDWA Sports on Thursday to talk about the new surface, the lifespan of the previous turf, and was also asked as a taxpayer, and parent of Wolfpack Athletes, if the switch from Grass to Turf was, and continues to be "worth it" to the School District, and Community.

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    2019 Preview: Hastings Girls Tennis

    The Hastings Raiders Girls Tennis Team is one of many Raider Sports ready to get their season started on Monday, August 12th, at Hastings High School, and Head Coach Marissa Welch joined KDWA Sports on Wednesday for a preview of the upcoming season, including all of the first week fun!

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    Coach Haglund Ready For Monday

    We are now officially less than one week away from Fall Sports opening for the 2019-20 School Year, and the first team out of the chute on Monday, will be the Prescott Cardinals Football Team, under second-year Head Coach Kevin Haglund. Coach Haglund joined KDWA Sports on Tuesday to tell fans, players, and parents alike, what will be happening through that first week, which begins on Monday!

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    Mudhens Open Playoffs Friday

    The Miesville Mudhens Amateur Baseball Team will open their best-of-three Section 1B Playoff Series with the Rochester Royals, on Friday, LIVE on KDWA, as the Hens host Rochester, at Jack Ruhr Field, also LIVE on KDWA, at 8:00pm. KDWA's Joe Kolar will be there for all of the action throughout the playoffs, beginning with Friday's Pre-Game Show at 7:40pm. KDWA's Nick Tuckner also has more on the best-of-three series schedule!

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    2019 Preview: Raider Girls Soccer

    The Hastings Raiders Girls Soccer Team is also eagerly awaiting their first practices of the season on Monday, August 12th, and Head Coach Scott Meier joined KDWA Sports on Monday, for an update on Pre-Season Preparation!

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    Raider Football Schedule Set

    The Hastings Raiders Football Team will begin practice in less than two weeks, and KDWA Sports has more on the 2019 Game Schedule, which will open on Thursday, August 29th, as the Raiders unveil Todd Field to the masses, in their Season Opener with Henry Sibley. KDWA's Nick Tuckner has more on the schedule.

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    Sports Confluence Of Summer and Fall

    We are now at that meeting point where the Summer Sports Season will begin to overlap with the New High School Sports Season of 2019-20, with Fall Sports set to begin in Prescott, in just over a week, while Hastings will open all Fall Sports on the 12th. KDWA Sports has more on the approaching Fall Season with Hastings AD Trent Hanson, Raider Girls Swim Coach Katie McAlpin, and more on the Hastings Football Golf Tournament. Plus, more on an area Youth Baseball Team winning a State Title, and KDWA getting ready for the upcoming Section 1B Amateur Baseball Playoffs. Check it all out, in our KDWA Sports "Week in Review".

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    Raider VFW Baseball Ends Season

    The Hastings VFW Baseball Team, consisting of the younger Hastings High School players, wrapped up their 2019 Season over this past week, and Head Coach Mike Schlottman joined KDWA's Nick Tuckner on Thursday, to look back at the year, which included marked growth for the entire squad.

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    2019 Preview: Raider Girls Swimming

    The Hastings Raiders Girls Swimming and Diving Team is just over two weeks away from opening their 2019 Season, and Head Coach Katie McAlpin joined KDWA Sports to talk about offseason preparation, and what the kids can expect over this first couple of weeks in, and out of the pool. Plus, Coach McAlpin has more on Volunteer opportunities to help out at our 2019 Home Meets!

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    Hastings 9U Baseball Wins State Title

    The Hastings 9UAA Baseball Team has put together quite the season this summer, and KDWA's Nick Tuckner has more on their State Championship won last weekend, with scores, and more, including the team roster! (Photo Submitted by Tony Horton)

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    Numbers High, Grades Too, at HHS

    Hastings High School also released some sensational statistics when it comes to HHS Students coming out for Sports, with the numbers showing over half of the Students play at least one sport, and their overall cumulative Grade point Average was a staggering 3.37 across the board. KDWA's Nick Tuckner has more on these numbers, and what they mean to the health of Hastings Raider Sports.

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