Looking for their identity
Hawks fail to find consistency in loss to Alta-Aurelia
September 7, 2023
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's football team showed flashes of improvement during its Class A District 1 opener against Alta-Aurelia. But the Hawks did not play with enough consistency to avoid a 9-0 loss on Sept. 1 at Aurelia.
Hawk coach Jay Eilers felt the signs of improvement evident in the game were a result of what was accomplished on the practice field.
"I thought it happened during the week of preparation. A hundred percent," he said.
A fumble by H-M-S and an interception by Aidan Espeland in the first quarter helped keep both teams off the scoreboard. The Hawks were pinned near their goal...