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Dance Attack takes home several awards

H-M-S squad competes at annual state tournament

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Dance Attack last week added to its growing trophy chest.

The team won fourth place finishes in Class 1 Hoopla and Class 1 Novelty, and also third place in the Lights category at the 48th annual Iowa High School and College State Dance Team Championships in Des Moines. Coach Brittany Dolphin was ecstatic about the Hawks' performances.

"They did some of the best routines they've ever done," she said. "I'm a very proud coach. They worked extremely hard."

More than 650 routines were performed at the event, which was held in Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall and the Community C...