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The Staples-Motley girls tennis team ran into a tough Foley team and lost 7-0, but came back to defeat Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 6-1 in a triangular meet on Aug. 31. Kelsi Peterson played well at number one singles, with two close matches. Rose Han and Jenna Dvorak came close to an upset against...
The Staples-Motley football team was outmanned in their season opener, but they continued working hard until the end of their 52-0 loss to Pequot Lakes. “They flexed their muscles on us a bit and showed us their age,” said Coach Travis VanOverbeke. “Strength, turnovers, and field position...
The Staples-Motley volleyball team dropped their first set against Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Aug. 29, but came back to win the next three to win their home opener. “This was a great win on our home court to start the season,” said Coach Gretchen Bestland. “What I am most impressed with is that...
The Staples-Motley Cross Country team escorts the final runners across the finish line in the RR Days Junior Dash held Aug. 26. Some of the Junior Dash runners showed style for the race. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
For many, the Labor Day weekend just ahead is a more meaningful marker of summer’s end than the almanac or calendar that place it at September 21st.   Too many things change with the start of September for us to believe otherwise.  Students are back in the classroom.  Fall high school and college...
The Staples-Motley volleyball team won their first set of the season at the Royalton tournament on Aug. 25, but it was the only win of the day for the Cardinals. They ended up splitting that match against Royalton 25-20, 18-25. The team went on to lose 2-0 in their next three matches. Team results...
Katie Johnson leaps for a backhand return at the tournament Aug. 23.
The Staples-Motley girls tennis team played in their Highway 10 Tournament on Aug. 23, with doubles matches played in Staples and singles matches at Wadena. None of the Cardinals went undefeated, but all got at least one win. Seniors Claire Wolhowe and Bryn Williams placed second at number one...
Kaitlyn Smith and Madysen Hull work together during the cross country race.
The Staples-Motley cross-country teams started the season with some scorching times by their top runners and good performances from other varsity runners. The Cardinals competed in their home meet on Aug. 28. Kira Sweeney won the girls meet, leading the entire race. She jumped out to a big lead,...
Staples-Motley Volleyball seniors are, from left, Rayna Guzman, Camryn Banaka and Ashley Vasquez. Not pictured, Alex Davis. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley volleyball team started with a gym full of girls who are excited to play. “It is going great, there is a lot of potential,” said team captain Camryn Banaka. She said an important time for the team was when a bunch  of the players attended a camp at the University of Northwestern...

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