As the marching band season comes to an end, new concerts are being rehearsed and put into action. Overall the band has performed around twelve performances this semester alone. [Read more...]
Hastings College fell to Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon for their last game of the season. The final score of the game Saturday was 21-14. HC was down the entire first half, trailing 13-0. With 2:22 left in the third quarter HC scored their first touchdown. A handoff to freshman, Sean Robnett sealed HC with 6 points, and Kenny Anderson made it 13-7 with his point after kick. After this touchdown, Nebraska Wesleyan added eight more points to the board after a touchdown and going for two. Senior Keenen Ballage was able to say goodbye to the team by scoring a touchdown late in the fourth quarter with a seven yard run. After the kick the score was 21-14. They had 3 minutes to hold Nebraska Wesleyan and get the ball back to try for a tying touchdown. Unfortunately, Nebraska Wesleyan was able to hang on to the ball and run out the time to keep the score at 21-14.
This was the last game of the season for all of the players, but for some it was the last of their careers. The team had to say goodbye to their senior teammates this week. In all, HC will say goodbye to 15 seniors this year. The HC seniors were ready to play going into Saturday’s game. Senior John Melies tried pumping the team up late in the fourth quarter with HC down by only a touchdown, “There’s no such thing as a first down for them, let’s get this!” he told his fellow teammates.
In Saturday’s game senior standouts included; Keenen Ballage, who ended the game with 68 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown, quarterback Johnny Dostal ended the night with 37 rushing yards and 198 passing yards, and defensive linemen, John Melies ended the game with a total of 2 sacks. The underclassmen promised the leaving seniors that next year they will make sure to get the ring that they all deserved.
The Broncos ended their season with a total record of 6-4 and a conference record of 5-4.
The Lady Bronco’s volleyball team will move into the Semifinals after defeating Concordia University on Tuesday night, November 6th. The Lady Broncos won three straight sets to win over Concordia. The first two sets, Hastings took the lead and held on to it until the end. In the third set,
the two teams battled it out until the end where HC won the set 25-18 giving them the match win. [Read more...]
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The Hastings College annual bed/relay races began Wednesday night during HC’s Homecoming week. All sororities and fraternities competed in activities such as tug-of-war, three-legged race, tippy cup, no hands and bed race.
For the sorority division, all won with a total of 100 points. Alpha Delta Alpha won tug-of-war, Alpha Phi won the three-legged race and tippy cup, and Chi Psi won no hands, as well as the bed race. Total scores were Chi Psi with 275 points, ADA with 250 points and Alpha Phi with 200 points.
For the fraternity division, Tau Beta Alpha won tug-of-war, Psi Theta Epsilon won the three-legged race, tippy cup and no hands, and Beta Chi won the bed race. Total scores were Psi Theta Epsilon with 450 points, Tau Beta Alpha with 250 points and Beta Chi with 175 points.
The new fraternity, Pi Rho, will join the already existing Greek organizations for Homecoming this year. Pi Rho was approved as a fraternity in April but didn’t start recruiting until the beginning of the school year with the rest of the Greek organizations. The goal of the fraternity is to teach leadership skills and create leaders from within the fraternity since most of the students who are involved in other activities.
While the PGA Masters Championships may be the ultimate tournament in professional golf, HC played in its own version as the GPAC qualifiers took place this last week. [Read more...]
The ninth annual Mr. and Ms. Bronco talent competition hosted by SAA took place Friday night. There were 16 contestants, eight females and eight males, from all different organizations across campus.
Each year, senior art students present their art thesis to the public. This year, Teal Peterson’s and Katy Gerwig’s presentations were unique in the fact that they had 3D artwork displayed. Christi Humble also presented her senior thesis. All three students expressed their innate creativity and individuality through their artwork.