View one of the year’s strongest meteor showers with staff from Hastings College’s Sachtleben Observatory. Beginning at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 11, at Crystal Lake Recreation near Ayr, Neb., observatory staff will provide a short presentation on Perseid meteor shower and then lead telescope viewing of the night sky from 10-11 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free event.
“Go Broncos” will flow smoothly from new HC Bronco Women’s Soccer Head Coach Mark Hiemenz’s (HEE-menz) mouth. The ’97 DePauw University graduate just spent five seasons as assistant soccer coach at Boise (Idaho) State University – also home of the Broncos.
But the shared mascot isn’t why Hiemenz was hired for the position.
As of July 24, 2012, Ted Flogaites, Head Coach for the HC Bronco Women’s Soccer team, will step down to become Head Coach for Women’s Soccer at Western Illinois University, NCAA Division I school. The search for Flogaites’ replacement will begin immediately. An interim coach will not be appointed.
Although Enola H. McDonald and her husband, Dr. Neil A. McDonald, a political science professor at Rutgers University, lived in New Jersey for most of their adult lives, they never forgot their central Nebraska roots and Dr. McDonald’s experience at Hastings College. A 1934 HC alum, he had cultivated habits of life-long learning and civic engagement while a student.
Pete Dudley has been named the new Head Coach for the HC Broncos Women’s Golf team. He will continue as an Admissions Counselor, a position he has held since 2004.
“Pete knows the conference courses and the players. I am confident he will take the already talented team to higher levels of performance,” said Jerry Schmutte, Hastings College Athletic Director.
Dudley, who graduated from Hastings College in 1996 with a degree in psychology and played for the HC Broncos Baseball team, was named Assistant Coach for the HC Broncos Men’s Golf team in 2006.