Minnesota high school fall sports teams started practice Aug. 16. The Minnesota State High School League has redrawn sports sections for the 2021-2022 school year, with two of the fall sports adding a class. Here are some of the changes the Staples-Motley teams will see in postseason play. Girls...
From the Minnesota Golf Association (   The Israelson family secured two more Birchmont titles on Saturday -- Nos. 9 and 10 -- as Andrew Israelson defeated Nate Adams 1 up, and his sister Emily Israelson beat Morgan Hetletved 3&1. Neither of them ever trailed in the finals. Andrew...
The community is invited to join the family of Darlene Palmer, a pioneer in local women’s sports, for a celebration of life at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 7 in the Central Lakes College Brainerd campus gym. The program will begin at 2:30 p.m. Coach Palmer was honored for her work including being an...
Staples-Motley athletes going into grades kindergarten through third grade try their skills at the Staples-Motley Community Education youth basketball mini-camp on July 28-29, learning how to shoot, pass and dribble. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
A large number of area students participated in the Community Education tumbling and cheering programs this summer.   
Staples-Motley cross country camp brought out some veterans and new runners ready to learn the sport.  
The Staples-Motley 15-U Babe Ruth team hosted the 2021 Timberline Tournament with eight teams participating July 13-15. In their opening game, Jack Carlson hit a double to score the winning run, capping a 7-6 comeback win against Perham. Ben Tyrrell hits a triple. Justin Phillippi tags a runner out...
Gage Bjerga and Shelby Wilds-Hemmerich were the first to cross the finish line of the four mile June Fest Fun Run. (Submitted photos)  
Adriana Dickey tees off from the top of a hill during the state golf tournament at Sand Creek in Jordan. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Adriana Dickey started out strong with seven pars in her first nine holes and had a round of 40. She slipped a little to start the second nine but came back strong and finished with 45. Her day one total of 85 put her in 15th place. Despite a birdie on the second hole on day two, Dickey did not...


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