Sam Opheim completes a diving catch to save a hit in the second game of the doubleheader against Park Rapids on April 29. The Cardinals ended up losing the game 7-1.  
Beck Erholtz watches his chip shot during the home match May 1. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley girls golf team played a strong match against some top teams, finishing fourth in a meet at the Legacy course in Brainerd on April 26. Adriana Dickey placed fifth with a nine hole score of 45 and Mallory Uselman was ninth with 48. The Cardinal boys won their home meet on May 1,...
Area football players signed up for the MPFL Showcase in Brainerd in July include, front row from left, Preston Caldwell, Jayden Rogers and Jacob Reeck; back row, Gavin Caldwell, Adrian Caldwell, Isaiah Caldwell, Turner Beachy, Brayden Kern and Tanner Current. Students are from Staples-Motley,...
The Staples-Motley  baseball team celebrates after winning a game.
The Staples-Motley boys golf team positioned themselves as the favorite in the section, by winning the Section 6AA pre-section meet on April 22. Beck Erholtz shot 39 on the front nine and 40 on the back for a total of 79 for 18 holes, putting him in third place as an individual. Carter White was...
Corey Hanson runs the 200.
The Staples-Motley track and field teams competed at the Pillager John Reimer Classic on April 22.  The Cardinal boys team finished first in the meet while the girls were second. Two seniors had improved performances to earn wins at the meet. For the boys, Tanner Robben won the 300 hurdles in 48.93...
Staples-Motley alumni Molly Lindgren competed at the Iowa Rowing Regatta on April 24. The No. 16 Minnesota Gopher rowing program swept the Varsity Eight races, ending the competition with two wins at Lake MacBride. Lindgren was coxswain for the second novice eight. The next competition for the...
Sivert Klefsaas was named to the Mid State All Conference team, while Max Strickland and Isaiah Schults were All Conference Honorable Mention. Team awards were also announced, with Klefsaas winning the Offensive MVP, Strickland named the Defensive MVP and the Coaches Award to Josh Schimpp, right. (...
Jacob Schmitz arches his back to get over the bar in the high jump at the meet in Pequot Lakes. Schmitz also scored points for the team in the 400 meter dash and the triple jump. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Staples-Motley girls basketball awards, from left, Brianna Bendson, Most Improved; Haley Cichos, MVP Offense; Ashley Robben, Most Improved; Tabetha Allen, MVP Defense. (Submitted photos)  


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