Earnest qualifies for U.S. Open

As the Hastings men’s bowling team continues their historic season, currently ranking third in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) poll, Senior Blake Earnest is adding to the list of accomplishments. On Feb. 16, the senior from Wood River, Nebraska qualified for the U.S. Open. After invitations are sent out to members of Team USA and Junior Team USA, as well as other major … Continue reading Earnest qualifies for U.S. Open

Grasso makes history as women’s basketball blocking machine

From coming off the bench her first two seasons to being a key player for the Broncos women’s basketball team the past two years now, Omaha native Gabby Grasso, has played a significant role for Hastings during her four years.  “I wasn’t getting a ton of playing time freshman year until someone got hurt,” Grasso said. “Our group of seniors have been taking charge and … Continue reading Grasso makes history as women’s basketball blocking machine

Men’s, women’s bowling third in NAIA polls

The Hastings College Bowling team continued their strong season as the team completed their final regular season home tournament, Bronco Blast IIV, on Feb. 1. HC played 36 baker games, with the men, who currently rank third in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) poll, finishing first out of ten teams and the women, who are currently receiving votes in the NAIA poll, coming … Continue reading Men’s, women’s bowling third in NAIA polls

SAAC supporting athletic events

Starting this school year, the Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) has been part of several initiatives on and off campus, ranging from events at games promoting attendance to looking inward at helping athletes succeed beyond sports. SAAC is formed of representatives from each sports team, a fine arts representative, and a faculty advisory board. SAAC promotes games in several ways, such as with tailgates, themed … Continue reading SAAC supporting athletic events

South African adapts to North American wrestling

With the critical National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), National Qualifier tournament just three weeks away, First-Year Edrich Nortje (known as Eddie among teammates) has been waiting a long time for this moment. Hailing from South Africa, Nortje came to Hastings this season with high expectations for himself due to his success back home, where he won many national championships. Nortje currently has a record … Continue reading South African adapts to North American wrestling

Hiscock and Hiemstra team up on the defensive end to stop Concordia’s Carter Kent from scoring.

Men’s Basketball scores win over Dakota Wesleyan

Note: Some information in this article first appeared in a previous story published exclusively online on January 22, 2020. To read the preceding article, click here. While the season has been full of highs and lows for the Hastings College men’s basketball team, the team has been able to steady the ship. The Broncos are currently sitting 12-10 overall, with 5-7 in the Great Plains … Continue reading Men’s Basketball scores win over Dakota Wesleyan

Over 2,300 people, including 13 high school teams filled Lynn Farrell Arena on Jan. 8 to watch the number four Broncos take down Concordia University for the first time since 2015.

Women’s basketball continues to make school history

The Hastings College women’s basketball team is making history, going undefeated to this point in the season with an overall record of 19-0.  “I think the season is going as well as we could’ve hoped for at this point. Can’t really complain about being undefeated so far,” said Senior Gabby Grasso.  With the latest National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) poll, the Broncos moved up … Continue reading Women’s basketball continues to make school history

Marei to play NAIA invitational game at semester’s end

While the Hastings College football season ended on Nov 16 in a 23-point loss to Dakota Wesleyan University, Senior Defensive Lineman Abdul Marei will get the opportunity to play one more collegiate game. Just before the season started in late August, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that Marei would be one of the 116 seniors qualified to play in the game on … Continue reading Marei to play NAIA invitational game at semester’s end