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The Staples-Motley baseball team won one and lost two at the Park Rapids Tournament April 7-8. The Cardinals lost the opener 5-1 to Frazee, got an early lead against Nevis but then lost 14-6, then won their final game 15-5 against Cass Lake-Bena. In the first game, the Cardinals struggled to score...
The Staples-Motley track and field teams finished fourth in the Heart O’ Lakes Conference meet held April 4 at Concordia College in Moorhead, the first meet of the season. The girls team had two champions, Kira Sweeney in the 1,600 and Aleeah Halverson in the high jump. Emmet Anderson won the 3,200...
Staples-Motley softball captains Lisa Kossan, Sam Schimpp and Jenna Trantina said their goal is to “unite as a team and work as a team,” said Kossan. “We plan to get together a lot more,” added Trantina. The captains said they have most of their team back from last year, with a few younger players...
The boys and girls track teams have had a huge influx of new runners this season, both young runners and upperclass athletes running for the first time. In grades 6-12, there are 99 track athletes between the two teams. Pictured above, boys captains Hunter Berggren, Matt Miller, Max Giza, Zac...
Alex Giza, Devin Isenberg, Bo Erholtz and Alix Peterson are four of the Staples-Motley golfers at the driving range for practice this week. The girls team is struggling with lack of numbers, but should be able to field a varsity team this year. The boys have several returning varsity players and a...
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The Staples-Motley baseball team had a run-saving double play during their scrimmage against Brainerd on April 3, as shortstop Tom Kossan, left, tossed to Brady Holub, center, and Isaac Swensrud scooped up the relay, right. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Staples-Motley baseball captains Reid Busker and Trey Skeesick said they will have a promising team this season, as the roster numbers have increased a lot from last year. “We have a lot of young guys willing to work hard,” said Busker. Skeesick said “Our goal is to improve every day.” The captains...
Gavin Smith will continue his basketball career with the University of Jamestown in North Dakota. Pictured, Smith signs his offer with Staples-Motley basketball coach Micheal Poncelet. Smith finished his Staples-Motley career 1,185 points, which places him 8th in school history. His 331 steals...
Volunteers are needed to help the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources track population changes in the state’s 14 frog and toad species as part of an annual survey.  “The frog and toad survey would not be possible without the dedication of generous volunteers,” said Janine Kohn, project...

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