Sports

It’s been little more than two months since the end of the regular Minnesota deer hunting season, with archery hunting ending on the last day of December. Interest in whitetails at this time of year is most often focused on their surviving the winter. The major worry is deep snow that can restrict...
Minnesota State University Moorhead senior Brian Huber has qualified for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships in the long jump.  The former Staples-Motley athlete will compete in the long jump on Friday, March 9 in Pittsburg, Kan. Huber has the 12th-best long jump in NCAA...
Former Staples-Motley athlete Grace Wolhowe was named to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) All-Conference Team this season, as a member of the Concordia College team. Wolhowe helped Concordia win four of their final five games as they finished 11-14. Wolhowe led the team in...
ICAST, the International Convention of Allied Sportsfishing Trades, held every summer in Orlando, is the home of all new things in fishing. Every year the show picks the best of class in different categories and selects one overall item as Best of Show. Just when it seems we have everything we...
Owen Bjerga, right, comes around for one of his takedowns in the section title match. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Down 4-1 in the section championship match, Owen Bjerga stuck to his game plan. The 138 pound Staples-Motley wrestler had picked his opponent’s leg a few times, but couldn’t turn it into points. “I knew I could wear him out, I just tried to stay heavy on his head,” said Bjerga. “He’s so strong, it...
Those of us who live in the Bold North can be forgiven for thinking thoughts of “good riddance” during the last days of February.  As welcoming as we are when winter first arrives, when March approaches we’re ready to put out the welcome mat for the next season, and prepare to bid winter farewell...
Thursday Twilight League Bowling Wadena Lanes   Feb. 22, 2018 1. Ted and Gen’s 14-10 2. Staples Vet Clinic 14-10 3. Mason Bros. 14.5-9.5 4. Lefty’s 14-10 5. Spectrum Marketing 12.5-11.5 6. Ghost Team 3-20   High Team Series-  Mason Bros 1,642 High Team Game-  Mason Bros. and   578    High Ind....
The Staples-Motley girls basketball team dropped their last three games of the regular season, playing competitively in two of them, but were unable to keep up with one of the top teams in the area. They lost to Long-Prairie-Grey Eagle 56-45 on Feb. 20 after being up by one at halftime, lost to...
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team tripled their number of road wins on the season with a 63-59 overtime thriller at Walker-Hackensack-Akely on Feb. 20, and a 71-64 win at Park Rapids on Feb. 22. Both wins were against teams above .500. The last regular season game for the boys will be Friday...
With a growing economy and high consumer confidence the watercraft industry is expecting a booming boat show season. The National Marine Manufacturers Association is predicting a six percent growth in sales of new powerboats in 2018. This includes boats of all types, pontoons and motors.  Florida...

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