Staples-Motley pole vaulter Max Giza gets some advice from coach Tony Spandl as he waits his turn. A large crowd was on hand for the Minnesota State Track and Field meet held June 8-9 at Hamline University in St. Paul. Giza cleared 14 feet, 6 inches to win the championship title after no other...
Former Staples-Motley track star Jaelin Beachy finished her college career at North Dakota State with a 2nd place finish in the Summit League Championships heptathlon, finishing with a score of 5007. The heptathlon is seven events, and Beachy set several of her personal records in the conference...
If you live long enough in the same place, there’s a fair chance you’ll see changes in the natural world around you. It might be the terrain itself, where a woodland has been harvested and converted to cropland. Or just the opposite, where seedlings are beginning to reclaim an abandoned field or...
Chase Davis takes the final handoff in the 4x100 relay from Zac Carlson.
Max Giza came within three inches of the Section 6A pole vault record, clearing 14 feet, 6 inches to win the event. The section record of 14’9” is held by Arden Beachy of Staples, set in 1989. It was Giza’s highest pole vault ever.  Giza also qualified for state in both hurdle events, placing...
Alix Peterson placed third in the Section 6AA girls golf meet and Beck Erholtz was section champion for the boys, and both players will advance to the state golf tournament. The Staples-Motley girls team had an exciting second day of the tournament, as they challenged for the title, falling just...
A record-shattering performance helped Minnesota State University Moorhead senior Brian Huber cap off his Dragon track and field career in style as he won the NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championship in the long jump on Thursday in Charlotte, N.C. Huber jumped a school record 26-2 1/4 in the...
Matthew Fisher kicks into high gear to place fifth in the 800 meter run and advance to the section meet.   
Three Cardinals start together in the 100 meter dash at the subsection meet. Jordon Carlson, left, slipped on his fourth step, stumbled, but recovered in time to catch the field and place second. Chase Davis, second from left, won the race in 11.86 seconds, and Zachary Carlson, third from left, was just a half second behind but finished in 15th place. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The boys track team won the sub-section 23 meet and a flock of Cardinals advanced to compete at the Section 6A track and field meet. The boys team had at least one runner advance in every race, plus several in the field events. One relay team, the 4x100, placed first to advance. The sub-section...
Kiera Dumpprope takes the baton for the 4x800 meter relay. The Cardinals finished second in the race. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Tabetha Allen lets the discus fly as she places second in the event. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  


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