Payton Bjerga takes a cut at a pitch  
 Cole Winkels makes contact  
One of conservation’s cornerstone principles is that no living thing exists in isolation. No matter how small or how large, whether plant or animal, each one is like a piece in a puzzle. Together they complete the puzzle to reveal a picture of a life community.  The bass eats the frog, which ate...
Members of the Staples-Motley Junior Varsity baseball team include, front from left: Alex Ross-Bahn, Damon Halverson, Jackson Berg, Kyler Ottomoeller, Billy Sauber. Back: Coach Jeff Halverson, Emmitt Winkels, Dillon O’Halloran, Payton Bjerga, Sam Sauber, Cole Winkels, Ryan Wick, Jose Enyart, Nathan...
Staples-Motley football players have been participating in the seven on seven passing practices with nearby schools, in which teams run passing plays against seven defenders. On June 18, the Cardinals hosted Walker-Hackensack-Akeley, Pillager, Pine River-Backus, Pequot Lakes and Crosby-Ironton at...
After avoiding a sand trap on her tee shot by a couple of feet, Alix Peterson hits a solid iron shot to the green on the 14th hole at the state golf meet. She made the putt to record a birdie on the hole. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Erholtz starts a putt toward the hole on another birdie attempt at state golf. His one under par second day was the sixth best score on the course. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
By the end of the state tournament, both Staples-Motley golfers were playing some of their best golf of the season, June 12-13 at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan. Beck Erholtz finished in a tie for 14th place in the boys meet and Alix Peterson was 31st in the girls meet. Erholtz played a nearly...
Staples-Motley pole vaulter Max Giza gets some advice from coach Tony Spandl as he waits his turn. A large crowd was on hand for the Minnesota State Track and Field meet held June 8-9 at Hamline University in St. Paul. Giza cleared 14 feet, 6 inches to win the championship title after no other...
Former Staples-Motley track star Jaelin Beachy finished her college career at North Dakota State with a 2nd place finish in the Summit League Championships heptathlon, finishing with a score of 5007. The heptathlon is seven events, and Beachy set several of her personal records in the conference...


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