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Good tests of progress

H-M-S shows 'definite improvement' in 2 matches

After playing two close sets with Sibley-Ocheyedan, the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn volleyball team could not sustain that effort in the final two sets. The Hawks lost the match played Aug. 29 at Sibley by scores of 24-26, 27-25, 18-25 and 16-25.

The teams traded leads for much of the first set and a series of ties was only broken when S-O scored the final two points. H-M-S was able to return the favor in the next set.

"We saw some definite improvement from last week," said Hawk coach Cheryl Kroese. "Going into the contest, I knew we would match up pretty evenly with S-O. The first two sets were de...