Hastings Entertainment, Inc. to Hold 24th Annual Madge Marmaduke Scholarship Golf Tournament

 Hastings Entertainment, Inc. to Hold 24th Annual Madge Marmaduke Scholarship
                               Golf Tournament

PR Newswire

AMARILLO, Texas, May 24, 2013

AMARILLO, Texas, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc.
(NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, will
hold its 24^th annual Madge Marmaduke Scholarship Golf Tournament on Thursday,
May 30, ^ 2013 at the Ross Rogers Golf Club in Amarillo. This year 212
golfers, each of whom has donated to the scholarship fund, are expected to
compete in this year's tournament. All proceeds will go into the Madge
Marmaduke Scholarship Fund which provides scholarship funds for employees or
employee's family members, who otherwise might not be able to attend college.
Since its commencement in 1990, the Madge Marmaduke Scholarship Fund has
awarded 175 four-year scholarships totaling over $1,000,000.

The Madge Marmaduke Scholarship, originally established by Madge Marmaduke in
1990, is a merit program with the goal of providing an opportunity for tuition
assistance to hardworking, deserving students whose past performance in all
areas point to continued academic success.Students who might not qualify for
other academic scholarships are encouraged to apply, as extracurricular
activities, volunteer work, work history, ability to communicate,
recommendations and financial need, in addition to academic records and test
scores, are all considered when evaluating candidates for the scholarship

About Hastings
Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia
entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos,
video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronics merchandise,
with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format. We
currently operate 134 superstores, averaging approximately 24,000 square feet,
primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States. We also
operate three concept stores, Sun Adventure Sports, located in Amarillo, Texas
and Lubbock, Texas, and TRADESMART, located in Littleton, Colorado.

We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes
available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique,
contemporary gifts and toys. The site features exceptional product and
pricing offers. The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press
releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access to our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

Website: http://www.gohastings.com
Contact: Dan Crow, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, (806) 677-1422,
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