Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Finishing second for the first time

Bowlers start well in initial meet for H-M-S program

Victory eluded Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in the first-ever competition of the high school bowling program, but second-place finishes to experienced teams were positive results for the two varsity squads.

MMCRU swept the team titles of the Sioux Central Invitational on Dec. 6 at Spencer Bowl. Their boys finished with a combined pin total of 2,798 for two games while H-M-S placed second with 2,408. Other complete teams were Sioux Central (2,026) and Pocahontas Area (1,430). Emmetsburg did not have enough bowlers for a team score.

Five Hawks rolled better scores in the second game than in the first....