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Posing with their second place trophy from the Section 8A tennis tournament, the Staples-Motley tennis team, front row from left, Melissa Zetah, Lexi Johnson, Ashley Smith, Izabela Edin Brynn Williams; back row, Anna Willgohs, Kelsie Weite, Katie Benson, Haley Dietman, Claire Wolhowe, Sam Schimpp, Kelsi Peterson and Toni Brings. (Submitted photo)
Izabella Edin didn’t drop a game until the final set in the section singles tournament, where she beat Julia Smith of Park Rapids 6-0, 6-2, to earn a spot in the state tennis tournament. The Staples-Motley team fell one match short of advancing to state as a team, with a 4-3 loss to Roseau in the...
The Staples-Motley girls swim team hosted Detroit Lakes on Oct. 13. Coach Amanda Olson said the team had hard workouts before the meet and were tired, but had some great performances anyway. “Seeing how strong the girls swim when their muscles are exhausted makes me excited to see what they can...
The Staples-Motley cross country teams ran a final regular season meet at Park Rapids on Oct. 17, as they prepare for the section meet. Both teams finished in fifth place against a large field with quality runners. Only the varsity runners competed in this meet. The Section 6A meet will be Thursday...
Students in grades K- 3 can sign up for Cardinal basketball practices at Staples Motley High School, beginning Nov. 3. Practices will be held Thursday evenings from 5:30-6:45 and Saturday mornings 9-10:15 a.m.. The first practice will be held  Thursday, Nov. 3; 5:30-6:45 p.m. Practice schedule for...
Mason Nyhus provides the block and Josh Lombard turns the corner for a big gain late in the game against Wadena-Deer Creek. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley football team tied the game three times, but came eight yards short of tying it a fourth time and they fell 28-20 to Wadena-Deer Creek on Oct. 14. The WDC passing game had the Cardinals off-balance starting with their first drive when they scored a touchdown pass on a third and...
Kelsi Peterson lines for a shot against Minnewaska. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley girls tennis team advanced to the Section 8A finals where they faced off against Roseau in the match to go to state. That match was played after this issue of the Staples World went to print. The Cardinals won their opening round against Wadena-Deer Creek 7-0 and got past...
The Staples-Motley volleyball team lfaced two talented teams, falling to Pelican Rapids; 14-25, 16-25, 18-25 on Oct. 4 and to Detroit Lakes; 11-25, 9-25, 14-25 on Oct. 6.  S-M vs. Pelican Rapids Alex Davis:  digs-7, kills-6 Mackenzie Zetah:  digs-9, kills-3 Mardi Opheim: digs-6, kills-4 Jenna...
The Staples-Motley/Verndale swim team gets their team and the crowd fired up with a pre-meet splash ritual on Oct. 10. The Cardinals packed the pool with their largest crowd of the season. (Submitted photo)
The Cardinals packed the pool and the team responded. The Staples-Motley swim team held a “pack the pool” night on Oct. 10 in their meet against Perham.  “The girls really came together, had fun in their home pool, and had some of the best races we’ve seen from them all season,” said Coach Amanda...
Natalie Kleiberova
Having the conference champion was only the start of the incredible efforts that propelled the Staples-Motley girls cross country to the Mid State Conference championship Oct. 10, in Park Rapids. S-M tied with Pequot Lakes so they had to go to the sixth place finisher, where Natalie Kleiberova...
The Staples-Motley girls cross country team with their championship trophy after winning their conference race on Oct. 10. From left, Tayler Yungbauer, Natalie Kleiberova, Kaitlin Smith, Kira Sweeney, Ameara Chenoweth, Addison Lorber and Mackenzie Wilds. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley girls cross country team with their championship trophy after winning their conference race on Oct. 10. From left, Tayler Yungbauer, Natalie Kleiberova, Kaitlin Smith, Kira Sweeney, Ameara Chenoweth, Addison Lorber and Mackenzie Wilds. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  

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