Alumni Men’s Tournament champions, front row from left,  Isaac Fuhrman, Derek Wolhowe and Jordan Riewer; back row, Trevor Wentworth, Jake Zetah and Ryan Halverson.  
Alumni Women’s Tournament champions, front row from left, Kaitlin Spar, Kristine Wolhowe, Grace Wolhowe; back row, Bobbi Jo Mathe, Rumor Stokes, Brooke Wolhowe, Arie Stokes.  
Mikayla Wing gets past the defense for a shot.  
At the Staples-Motley Alumni Basketball tournament July 13-14, players showed they still can make plays. Eric Kelly clears a rebound over Jose Alba in traffic.  
Cassie Pearson drives the lane.  
Alumni basketball players showed their skills: Kyle Bendson drives past Kyle Quast; right,  
The Staples-Motley 15U Babe Ruth baseball team that placed second in their league tournament, qualifying for the district playoffs. Front row from left, coach Greg Kossan, Josh Kossan, Cade Schmidt, bat boy Elija “Fuzz” Kossan, Tanner Robben, Payton Bjerga, Nate Nyhus; back row, Coach Jeff Halverson, Joe Tyrrell, Hunter Martin, Cole Winkels, Conner Fox, Damon Halverson, Coach Mike Martin, Coach Mike Schmidt. (Submitted photo)
The Staples-Motley Babe Ruth 15-under baseball team took the longest route possible to get to the championship game of their league tournament, and their second place finish qualified them for the district playoffs, starting Thursday, July 20, at Bemidji. In their first tournament game against...
It happened as I was adjusting a sprinkler during a watering session, in the seemingly endless process of keeping new grass alive. A tiny chipping sparrow flitted in, landing in a chokecherry bush in the middle of my sprinkler pattern. A shower of droplets dripped from the leaves, which were...
The third annual Staples-Motley Cardinal Basketball Alumni Tournament will take place Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14, at the Staples-Motley High School gym.  The games will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, with the final rounds on Saturday. New this year is a 4 person-team scramble at The...
The Staples 15U Babe Ruth baseball team finished their regular season with 14 wins and 4 losses. The team was led by head coach Greg Kossan, first base coach Jeff Halverson and assistants Mike Martin and Mike Schmidt. Elijah “Fuzz” Kossan was the bat boy. Leading hitters on the team were Joshua...


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