Sports

Claire Wolhowe was named the Mid State Conference Most Valuable Player in girls basketball, as she, Kelsie Weite and Amber Robben were named to the all conference team. Chelsea Nanik and Sam Schimpp were named to the honorable mention all conference team. Led by those five, Staples-Motley finished...
I recently was asked to be the keynote speaker at an annual legislative event in St. Paul and frankly, I was nervous on this one. I have been an active public speaker for decades but this one made me very nervous. My anxiety was caused by the current state of affairs in the outdoor community and it...
Citizens interested in commenting on Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) strategies for managing Brainerd area lakes and streams have until Friday, March 24, to ask questions or submit comments. Management plans describe the past, present and desired future conditions of the fishery and...
Millennial brothers who do love to fish - Travis, left and Trevor Wentworth, of the Staples area. (Ray Gildow photo)
I have been giving a lot of thought to an issue that has emerged across America. Who will take an interest in the outdoors when the current generations are gone?  Writers like to place people in categories to look at trends, values, and interests. We have the Greatest Generation, those born from...
“Timing is everything,” or so we’re often told. That pearl of wisdom is sometimes no less true for wild creatures than it is for humans.  With the first week of March came temperatures soaring into the 50’s in northern Minnesota, tempting one to leave the jacket on its hook when going out for the...
Staples-Motley High School senior Kelsie Weite has been signed to play basketball at the University of Jamestown, N.D., beginning the fall of 2017. Weite is a member of the SM Cardinal Varsity Girls Basketball team. Weite, pictured center, officially signed at the high school on Feb. 24. Also...
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team lost in the first round of the playoffs, 69-58 to Pelican Rapids on March 9. Missed shots early and missed free throws late led to one of the team’s lowest scoring games of the year. It was a disappointing end to a season in which the Cardinals finished 13-12...
Kelsie Weite takes the ball to the basket against the state’s top ranked team. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley girls basketball team came out on top in a wild finish of the section semifinal game to beat Barnesville 45-43 on March 7, then threw a scare into the state’s top rated team, undefeated Roseau, before falling in the section final 68-48 on March 10. Both games were at the...
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team had two up and down games in a row, but came out on top in one of them. The Cardinals lost to Detroit Lakes 80-66 on Feb. 28, then came back to defeat Barnesville 67-54 on March 3. The Cardinals stayed right with DL for most of the game, but turnovers and...
March 2, 2017 1. Mason Bros. 21.5-6.5 2. Spectrum Marketing 19-9 3. Staples Vet Clinic 16-12 4. Ted and Gen’s 14.5-13.5 5. Lefty’s   9-19 6. Ghost Team   4-22   High Team Series-  Ted and Gen’s 1,644 High Team Game-  Mason Bros   643   High Ind. Series/  high games Tia Freitag 559 204-183-172 Lori...

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