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The Cardinal volleyball team is having fun with games this season, here celebrating a spike. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley volleyball team had a successful week with three tournament wins and one conference win. After falling to Pequot Lakes 3-0 on Sept. 20, the Cardinals placed second in the 12 team Walker Tournament on Sept. 22, winning three of their four matches in the tournament. They continued...
The Staples-Motley football team couldn’t keep up with seventh ranked Otter Tail Central in a 52-12 loss on Sept. 21. In the first half, Cade Schmidt answered an OTC touchdown with an 80 yard run and scored another touchdown before the half ended, to cut the lead to two scores. Those were the last...
The Staples-Motley girls and boys cross country teams both brought home first place medals after winning the Bagley/Fosston Invitational on Sept. 18. The top five varsity runners for each squad finished in the top 20 in this 20 team meet. For the girls, Kira Sweeney worked on closing the gap behind...
Kearra Kern, above, played at number two doubles in the conference tournament
The Staples-Motley girls tennis team gained valuable experience by playing big school teams on Sept. 11 and at the Mid State Conference tournament on Sept. 15.  The Cardinals lost 7-0 to East Grand Forks, 7-0 to Bemidji and 5-2 to Detroit Lakes, with Rose Han and Jenna Dvorak getting wins at...
Duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 22, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  “The number of breeding ducks in Minnesota and North America has remained fairly high in recent years, so...
The Staples-Motley swimming team showed improvement in a dual meet against Minnewaska on Sept. 13 and again at an invitational at Park Rapids on Sept. 15. “We’ve really been working the girls hard this last week and they’re exhausted, but we’re starting to see some of the pay off and that was fun...
Cade Schmidt scored a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, but the Staples-Motley football team couldn’t hold the lead in a 34-28 loss to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Sept. 14.  Schmidt had three touchdowns in the game, while Josh Lombard scored one touchdown. The Cardinals started well when...
The Staples-Motley volleyball team hung tough against Sebeka, but ended up dropping the final set for a 3-2 loss on Sept. 11. The team rebounded for a big 3-1 win against Bagley on Sept. 13. Team results Staples-Motley 2, Sebeka 3 (21-25, 25-22, 25-23, 19-25, 9-15) Mackenna Bjerga: aces-2, digs-6,...
Ashley Robben and Kyanna Burton race to the finish line after running together for the 5,000 meter race. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley cross country teams ran extremely fast at the New London-Spicer Invitational on Sept. 13. In a meet that had most of the section teams on the couse where the section race will be held in October, most of the Cardinal runners had their fastest time of the season and many set...
The Staples-Motley girls and boys cross country teams raced far ahead of the competition at the Wadena-Deer Creek Invitational on Sept. 6. Both teams had five runners in the top ten, assuring a team victory. Individually, Kira Sweeney and Emmet Anderson both won their race going away.  “We did all...

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