The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Hawks set their sights high for 2021 season

Hitting must improve for H-M-S to move up WEC standings


May 27, 2021


Members of the 2021 Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn baseball team pictured front row, from left to right: Lucas Kroese, Jacob Cates, Trenton Vollink, Tyson Tessum, Jack Mastbergen, Tanner Tesch, Ethan Diehm and Bradley Van Beek. Second row: Head coach Jeremy Gloden, Dawson Schiphoff, Bennett Haack, Wyatt Borden, Jordan Ortega, Samuel Heyn, Keaton Graves, Nick Bronstad, Keith DeBoer and assistant coach Korey Ebel. Not pictured: Jonathan Ortiz.

A year removed from near-cancellation of their season due to COVID-19, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's baseball team is back to "normal" as it prepares for the 2021 season.

Unlike the months leading up to the shortened 2020 season, the Hawks could complete their usual workouts leading up to official preseason practices.

"We had a good offseason," said Hawk coach Jeremy Gloden. "We've been able to have our offseason hitting and working with pitchers and catchers."

A season's experience plus familiarity with their second-year coach are paying dividends.

"We've got a lot more experience than last yea...

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