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Where will they play?

H-M-S board discusses having middle school teams use high school diamonds

With the high school baseball and softball diamonds undergoing significant upgrades this summer, the possibility of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn middle school teams using them was discussed during the March 20 school board meeting.

"Does it make sense to maximize our facilities in one place? We have more support to maintain them here," said Superintendent Patrick Carlin.

In response to board members' questions regarding transportation and scheduling, Carlin said he did not expect the former to be a major concern, but admitted that scheduling "may be an issue." Adjustments may also have to be made to...