Sports

By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   With four decisive wins at the state tournament, Owen Bjerga was the champion in the 160 pound weight class. He beat the second, third and fourth place wrestlers with two falls and a major decision, leaving no doubt in his run to the title. “I didn’t expect to be...
I’ve always said that humans and what we like to call “Nature” are not separate from one another, that we’re part of the same web of life. Humans began as hunters and gatherers, then became farmers, then husbanders of wild creatures they eventually tamed. As we developed over millennia we found...
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team got off to a good start but were outscored in the second half to lose 84-70 in the first round of the Section 8AA playoffs against Menahga. The Cardinals came out shooting well and jumped out to a 31-15 lead. However, they also started getting in foul trouble...
The Staples-Motley softball team had their first day of practice on March 9, indoors at the high school gym with two feet of snow still covering the outdoor field. The gym had enough space to practice fielding, throwing and hitting. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
The Staples-Motley track and field team started their first day of practice March 9 with some strength training, before stretching their legs with some sprints.  
Most parents are all too familiar with the medical expenses of children. Ear tubes, tonsillectomies, braces, stitches for the inevitable cuts and lacerations, not to mention orthopedic incidents for young athletes. Those with youngsters fully understand these incidents as a source of red ink on the...
Ben Olander and Izaiah DeMars corral a rebound. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples-Motley boys basketball team ended the regular season on a positive note with a 51-38 win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Feb. 27. On Feb. 24, the team lost 66-60 at St. John’s Prep. The team played their first playoff game on March 2, after this...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples-Motley boys basketball team won their third out of four games by beating Bagley 63-47 on Feb. 18, but then finished the week with losses at Parkers Prairie, 66-41, and Aitkin, 66-37. Against Bagley, a low scoring first half found Staples-Motley ahead...
Emmitt Winkels, right, lines up his opponent in the section meet. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Ben Olander pulls down the rebound after C-I missed their final shot with Isaiah Schultz and Issac Kronenberg (44) defending. (Photo by Jody Hagenson)  

Pages

Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Staples, MN 56479 Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570 Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112 E Mail: office@staplesworld.com

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Breaking News feed