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

Last tournament, Johnston tied for 13th where he scored 1,284 for six games with a tournament average of 214.

Bowling team on pace to make nationals in spring

While the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Tournament is not until March 2020, both the men’s and women’s bowling teams have been preparing since September. In order to qualify for nationals, as both teams hope to do so again this year, they must participate in 10 tournaments, which are all set up prior to the start of the season. Both teams have bowled at … Continue reading Bowling team on pace to make nationals in spring

Bachle focuses on team and winning before records

With already six rankings in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), five out of those six being in the top 10, First-Year Student Place-Kicker Jason Bachle has already made an immediate impact for the Hastings College football team by scoring a quarter of the team’s points — 20 points to the rest of the team’s 78 points in two games. “I knew that being … Continue reading Bachle focuses on team and winning before records

Meyer rediscovers passion in high jump

After being a standout volleyball player for the past four years for Hastings College, senior Sage Meyer has now taken her talent to the track and field team, high jumping for the Broncos this season. “One of my friends on the track team reached out to me saying they needed more high jumpers,” said Meyer. “Doing volleyball for four years, having that take up so … Continue reading Meyer rediscovers passion in high jump

Whitehall steps in to fill the void on men’s golf team

Senior Daniel Whitehall has already left his mark at Hastings College, specifically on the soccer pitch. He will leave as the school’s leading goal scorer, a four-time All-American (two first-team marks, one second-team, and one honorable mention), and the 2016 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Player of the Year, among countless other records and awards. However, he still has a couple of blank … Continue reading Whitehall steps in to fill the void on men’s golf team

Women’s Soccer is on a roll

Win after win is what the Hastings College women’s soccer team has seen so far this season. They have tied their first game against Benedictine (who was ranked second at the time) and have won seven consecutive games since. Being knocked out of the first round of nationals at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) level three years in a row, the Broncos look … Continue reading Women’s Soccer is on a roll