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Brady Smith starts a double play from his third base position, scooping up a ground ball, stepping on base and firing to first for the out.
The Staples Motley baseball team lost a doubleheader to Pequot Lakes on April 19, then lost to Lake Park-Audubon 14-3 on April 21. Against Pequot Lakes , early walks led to runs and the Cardinals were never in the first game, as Trey Skeesick had the only hit for the team, a double. In the second...
Isaiah Ross-Bahn led the 800 meter race from start to finish at the Foley Invitational, winning the race in 2:10
The Staples Motley track teams competed at Park Rapids on April 19 and at Foley on April 22. Coach Marly Simmons said many athletes set personal bests in the two meets. For the boys, Max Giza and Isaiah Ross-Bahn dominated the Foley meet, each winning an individual race and teaming up on the...
Millie Klefsaas cleared 10 feet, 8 inches in the pole vault to set a Staples Motley school record at a meet at Wadena-Deer Creek on April 14. Klefsaas broke Kelsey Griffith’s 10’7”, set in 2003. “I saw some great things in the pole vault, hurdles and distance events,” said Coach Marly Simmons. “...
With the entire arena watching, Alex Erpelding grabs a leg in the 160 pound championship match at the state wrestling tournament. (Submitted photos)
Alex Erpelding came up two points short in the state championship 160 pound wrestling match, to finish second. Eric Lisson won three matches at 126 pounds to earn a fifth place medal. The other three Staples Motley wrestlers did not place. Spencer Miller won two matches at 106 pounds to finish in...
The Staples Motley boys basketball team continued a late season slide with a 68-65 loss at Osakis on Feb. 12. The Cardinals have been in a lot of close games but have lost five of their last six. Staples Motley fell behind early and although they outscored Osakis 46-36 in the second half, it wasn’t...
The Staples Motley wrestling team finished 15 points short in the Section 6A team championship, but Coach Dave Anglin feels they were very close to pulling the upset. “We didn’t get the coin toss, but still could have won,” said Anglin. “There were pins we could have avoided and points left on the...
Millie Klefsaas is surrounded by the Staples Motley boys basketball team and other students who cheered her on to the state gymnastics meet. This is Klefsaas’ fourth year competing with the Brainerd Warriors. She is a team captain and was conference champion on beam and floor. She was all conference four events.
Millie Klefsaas is upside-down above the balance beam, but landed safely and went on to win the Section 8AA beam event with a score of 9.425. Klefsaas was fourth on floor exercise with a 9.2 and fourth on vault with a 9.175, both qualifying for the state meet. Her ninth place finish on uneven bars...
The Staples Motley girls basketball team got back to the basics and it resulted in a 63-36 win over Frazee on Feb. 11.  With a five day break between games, Coach Craig Wolhowe said “we reviewed some basics and it helped.  We were very solid on defense in the first half giving up 16 points, and no...
Working the arm
In a pivotal match against Barnesville, Dalton Holmberg controlled the action the whole way and ended up winning 5-4.
The Staples Motley wrestling team took a big step in getting a high section seed with a win over Barnesville 39-33 in the first round of the Don Dravis Duals Jan. 16. The Cardinals lost their next two matches, 42-27 to Quad County and 39-34 to Sartell. The Cardinals also beat Wadena-Deer Creek 40-...

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