Articles written by Mike Petersen

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 963



 By Mike Petersen    Opinion    May 23, 2024 

From Our Files

• May 26, 1949 Commencement exercises for the Moneta High School were held at the Moneta Hall. Rev. Harrison Dawes, pastor of the Methodist Church at Eagle Grove, was the speaker. Marianne Meyer was valedictorian of the class of six graduates and R...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 23, 2024 

Growth shows in H-M-S softball program

The growing pains that the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn softball program endured in previous years are paying dividends. With several athletes having multiple years of playing experience, H-M-S has both...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 23, 2024 

Dominance

It is extremely difficult for a baseball team to win a game if it fails to put the ball in play. Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire found that out trying to hit against Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 23, 2024 

Plenty of new faces

The Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn baseball team has several positions to fill for the 2024 season. Graduation and other player losses have created several lineup openings to be filled by a young group of...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 23, 2024 

Making his mark at state

Adam Schierholz added his name to the list of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn athletes who finished in the Top 8 in their events at the state track and field meet in Des Moines. Competing in the Class 1A...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 23, 2024 

Hard work pays big dividends

A handful of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn golfers have gotten to the cusp of qualifying to play in the girls’ state tournament, but none could get over the hump. All of that is history now, as Gracie Knobloch will play in the Class 1A state tournament o...

 
 By Mike Petersen    News    May 16, 2024

H-M-S extends participation in ISP for 5 years

The Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School's intention to continue participation in the Instructional Support Program was met with silence at a public hearing on Monday. No patrons were present and...

 
 By Mike Petersen    News    May 16, 2024

Putting together their dream lists

With a year-end deadline approaching, the Royal City Council on May 8 discussed options for spending the remaining federal funds it received through the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA). The compliance report completed by City Clerk Barb Fletcher...

 

High school students' work featured at show

The artistic talents of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School students were on display during the annual art show. Artwork in a number of media was on display in the student center. The show was held in...

 

From Our Files

• May 19, 1949 The Hartley Community Recreation Association met for its annual spring meeting. Plans for the activities of the coming summer were discussed, and Richard McCarty, Richard Anderson and Mrs. Louis Anderson were elected to serve t...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 16, 2024

Hawks reach full potential at qualifying meet

A personal-best effort paid big dividends for Adam Schierholz at the Class 1A state qualifying meet. Competing in the discus throw, he placed first to earn an automatic berth in the state track and...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 16, 2024

Still playing

Just as they did for most of the season, two Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn golfers finished near the top of the standings at the Class 1A girls' regional first-round tournament. Playing at the Aurelia Golf...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 16, 2024

Mission accomplished

Having finished last and scoring just one point at the Class 2A state qualifying meet in 2023, a top priority for the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn girls' track and field team this spring was to improve on...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 16, 2024

Stiff competition

Playing with some of the best golfers in northwest Iowa, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn competed in a Class 1A boys' sectional golf meet on May 8. The meet was played at the Otter Valley course south of...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 16, 2024

Last chance for victory

Remsen St. Mary’s and Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn wrapped up their War Eagle Conference dual schedules with a meet on May 6 at Remsen. St. Mary’s was the winning team, 172-201, led by the Top 4 players on the leader board: Hunter Pick 41, Ty Tritz, 42,...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 16, 2024

1 stroke makes a big difference in final dual

A stroke here or there was all that kept Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn from earning its third War Eagle Conference girls’ golf dual victory. Remsen St. Mary’s hosted the final dual on May 6 and escaped with a 230-231 win. Gracie Knobloch was top med...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 16, 2024

H-M-S boys finish fourth in final meet of 2024

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn scored 75 points and finished fourth overall in the boys’ competition at the Sioux Central track and field meet on May 6. Damion Hansen won the shot put in his first varsity competition. His best effort was measured at 45 f...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 16, 2024

Hawk girls finish regular season at Sioux Central

The final girls’ regular season track and field meet featured solid performances by Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn athletes. Sioux Central hosted the meet on May 6. Lexi Croatt earned another first-place finish in the 3000 meters (13:56.76), Hannah Tessum w...

 
 By Mike Petersen    News    May 9, 2024

Prepare, compete, be grateful

A Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn alumnus encouraged current students to set goals and work hard to accomplish them. Grant Hegstad, a 2006 graduate of H-M-S, was the keynote speaker at the H-M-S Athletic...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Community    May 9, 2024

From Our Files

• May 12, 1949 L.B. Wanless and B.W. Thomas purchased the Cowan Implement Co. from Lyle Gowan, who had operated the Allis-Chalmers implement store for three years. Wanless planned to occupy the house where the Gowan family resided. Gowan planned t...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 9, 2024

Hawk girls near end of WEC dual play

The end of the War Eagle Conference girls’ dual golf season was in sight when Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn played MMCRU on May 3 at Marcus. The hosts won the second-to-last dual of the season, 226-236. Continuing their consistent play, Gracie Knobloch a...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 9, 2024

Accepting the challenge

The War Eagle Conference girls' golf tournament did not quite turn out as planned. After starting play at the Willow Creek Course in LeMars with the intention of golfing 18 holes, a 90-minute rain...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 9, 2024

Leading all the way

Crowning a conference champion and scoring more than twice as many points as they did in 2023 were measures of success for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn during the girls' competition at the War Eagle...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 9, 2024

Battling back

The effort was consistent but scoring was up and down for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn at the War Eagle Conference boys' golf tournament. The 18-hole event was played April 29 at Willow Creek Golf Course in...

 
 By Mike Petersen    Sports    May 9, 2024

The farther the better

Distance mattered for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in the boys' competition of the War Eagle Conference track and field meet. The Hawks scored well in the throwing and long running events during the meet...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Sentinel Lg
Press Lg

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2024

Rendered 05/30/2024 00:47