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Cardinal softball catcher Riley Peterson holds on to a high pitch behind the plate.
With five games in five days, the Staples-Motley softball team kept working on their skills, despite five losses. They dropped two to Park Rapids on May 10, lost to Pillager May 11, and had two games May 14, first against Sauk Centre and then against Osakis. Against Sauk Centre, the team recorded...
The ladies golf league at The Vintage will begin Monday, June 4, with a nine hole three-four person scramble.   Tee time is between 5-5:30 p.m. After league play ladies are encouraged to enjoy dinner and great fellowship in the clubhouse. Each Monday we will rotate nines, playing different events...
All four Staples-Motley girls golfers earned Mid State Conference honors on May 14. From left, Ava Schneider, honorable mention, Alix Peterson, All Conference, Bo Erholtz, honorable mention, and Adrianna Dickey, All Conference. (Submitted photo)
With just four varsity golfers representing the team at every meet, the Staples-Motley girls golf team is meeting every challenge  with excellent team scores to finish near the top at their meets. Coach Glen Hasselberg said there are many junior high golfers who could fill varsity spots, but they...
With one shoe off and one shoe on, Emmet Anderson sprints past a runner to win the true team section 1,600 meter run. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Emmet Anderson exemplified guts and determination by winning the 1,600 meter run with only one shoe at the True Team Section 6A meet on May 10. Anderson got his heel stepped on early in the race, and had to ditch the shoe in the first 100 meters. He still led the race for the first three laps, but...
Staples Lumberbats Manager Jason Bachmann usually counts on the defense the Bat’s baseball club has played. Not this past weekend. Errors and mental fielding mistakes accounted for a 16-3 loss, on  May 13, to the Wadena Deer Creek Shockers and a 12-8 loss, May 14, to the Lake & Pine’s Nimrod...
A young bike rider patiently waits while Jake Capistrant of Jake’s Bikes in Alexandria makes some adjustments on his bike. Capistrant tuned up the bicycles of the kids attending the Bike Rodeo on May 10. Lakewood Health System also gave out bicycle helmets to children to get them ready to ride...
Staples Rotary members cooked and served hot dogs at the Bike Rodeo on May 10. From left, Marv Rothstein, Dan Orth, Al Kolling, Ed Perry and Kurt Wilson. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Ashley Vasquez
The Staples-Motley girls 4x800 meter relay team had great splits to finish second at the Pillager John Reimer Invitational on May 3. Addison Lorber, Aften Robinson, Kierra Dumpprope and Ashley Robben had their best time of the year, with Robben outsprinting their closest opponent to the finish line...
When you live in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it can be hard to have the appreciation for water that some who live elsewhere do. My son recently returned from a job assignment on the Arabian Peninsula, and while there he had an opportunity to see the great contrast between a place with a super-...

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