By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Something old, something new

Revamped offense not enough to overcome MMCRU in 42-14 loss


September 14, 2023


MMCRU defenders found getting Ethan Wiersma to the turf was a tough task. The senior rushed for 167 yards in the 42-14 loss.

There was a bit of the familiar as well as the unfamiliar when Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn hosted MMCRU on Sept. 8 in a Class A District 1 football matchup.

The offense featured by H-M-S was very familiar. After two weeks of running the split-back veer, the Hawks returned to the single wing – the offense they ran with great success the previous two seasons.

What was clearly unfamiliar was the outcome of the game. With their 42-14 win, the Royals broke a six-game losing streak against H-M-S that dated back to 2016.

"No. 1, they've got nice skill players," Hawk coach Jay Eilers said. "I take my...

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