By Mark Anderson
The Staples-Motley boys and girls cross country teams are both ranked in the top five in the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association preseason poll.
Those high expectations include two state medal winners returning, Emmet Anderson for the boys and Kyanna...
The Staples-Motley varsity tennis schedule was recently finalized. Schedules are subject to change.
Tuesday, Aug. 25
4 p.m. Home vs. Detroit Lakes
Thursday, Aug. 27
4:30 p.m. at Wadena-Deer Creek
Tuesday, Sept. 1
4 p.m. at New London-Spicer
Thursday, Sept. 3
4 p.m. home vs. Parkers Prairie
The Staples-Motley 13U Babe Ruth baseball team ended their season with a 2nd place finish at the first annual Pat and Carolyn Held 13U tournament.
Due to weather on Friday night, Staples-Motley played their first game at 7:30 Saturday morning and lost a close game to Dawson-Boyd 5 to 3.
It’s only mid-August, far too soon to wish away summer. But there’s also no doubt that early signs of autumn are already evident.
If you have a canine that rouses you before the sun peeks over the eastern horizon, wanting to be let out for its “morning business,” you can hardly miss the nip in the...
Staples-Motley teammates surround Alex Schultz, center, after his game winning hit during a regular season game this year. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
By Mark Anderson
Football and volleyball will be played in the spring, while cross country, girls tennis and girls swimming will have shorter seasons with fewer contests due to COVID-19 spreading in the state. No announcements were made regarding postseason competition and state...
With the signature of President Trump on Tuesday of last week, the Great American Outdoors Act of 2020 became law, a legislative package that some are calling the most significant piece of conservation legislation in a half century. The average “man-on-the-street” may have been unaware of this,...
Staples-Motley Summer Recreation’s track and field jamboree had young athletes trying out different events. Pictured, long jumpers fly into the sand and shot putters throw water balloons instead of heavy shot puts. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
Staples-Motley youth volleyball players practiced at a summer camp before the state high school league pushed the varsity season to the spring because of COVID-19. At the camp, players wore masks entering the building but were able to take them off after entering the gym area. (Staples World photos...