Sports

The summer rec baseball teams are in full swing. Above, Little League player Steven Petrich snags a throw at first base for the out. 
Gone are the days when the hunting masses wore red flannel for visibility, when youth wandered the countryside with .22 rifles hunting squirrels with little or no supervision and kids sold nightcrawlers along the side of the road like lemonade.     Now participation has declined, an issue that led...
The schedule for the  2016 Cardinal Basketball Alumni Tournament has been released, with eight men’s teams and four women’s teams signed up to play.  Pool play will take place Friday, July 15, starting at 6 p.m. Each team will play three “half-games” for seeding. For the women’s tournament, the...
Cyris Eagle Tail, left, and Ryan Trout emerge from the burlap netting obstacle of the Paul Bunyan Extreme 5K obstacle race on July 9.
Ryan Trout and Cyris Eagle Tail of Staples placed first and second at the Paul Bunyan Extreme 5K obstacle course race on July 9 held near Brainerd. The two worked together for the first part of the course. “I ran the first half of the race with him,” said Trout. “We were helping each other out,...
    It is just one more threat to our lakes, streams and rivers to worry about - rusty crayfish. The name sounds pretty nonthreatening, but these critters are a very unwelcomed nasty addition to some of our lakes, rivers, streams and ponds.  Rusty crayfish are native to the Ohio River basin and the...
Staples Lumberbats third baseman Jake Rude dives to catch the throw on a steal attempt in the opening game of their home tournament June 25-26.
Staples Lumberbats third baseman Jake Rude dives to catch the throw on a steal attempt in the opening game of their home tournament June 25-26.   
It couldn’t have been much closer in the finals of the Staples tennis tournament as Kelsi Peterson beat Lexi Johnson 6-1, 1-6, 7-6 for the singles title in the initial year of the tournament. In division 2, for non-varsity players, two Staples Motley players advanced to the semi-finals. Rose Han...
Andrew Israelson, was named Mr. Minnesota Golf, for the top male high school golfer. Israelson was among eight boys nominated by a statewide selection committee of coaches and golf leaders and was chosen the winner in the first year of the award. He received the award at the Windsong Farm Golf...
The Vintage golf course  at  Staples will host their annual Father’s Day Tournament, Sunday, June 19. Registration at 8:15 a.m., play starts at 9 a.m. Entry fee includes lunch and prizes for winning teams. The tournament will be played according to best ball rules. Players do not have to have a...
The state golf meet had rain issues on the first day of competition June 14. Staples Motley golfers Hailey Koenig and Olivia Klefsaas teed off in the morning and nearly completed 18 holes, but were called off the course due to rain and lightning. The boys golfers, who were scheduled to tee off in...

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