Sports

Finn Erholtz watches a chip shot sail into the air.
The Staples-Motley girls and boys golf teams finished near the top at a couple of big golf meets to start their season. On April 27, the girls team was fourth out of 20 teams at the Bemidji Invitational. On April 28, the boys team finished third at their home Cardinal Invitational at the Vintage in...
Amber Longworth gets her bat on the ball as the Staples-Motley softball team collected another hit in their game against Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale on April 26. The Cardinals lost 27-5 that day and lost 15-0 to Wadena-Deer Creek in their first game April 23. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
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With two first places, a second and two fourths, the Staples-Motley discus and shot put throwers helped both the boys and girls teams place third at their home meet on April 26. On the girls team, Toni Brings won the discus and was fourth in the shot put, bhile Tabatha Allen won the shot put. For...
JCI Staples hosted a local Pitch, Hit and Run event on April 29, with 15 contestants. Baseball age bracket winners were: Age 7/8, Jackson White, Verndale; Age 9/10, Reed Olds, Staples; Age 11/12 Shawn Schmitz, Verndale; Age 13/14, Jeremy Haskin, Verndale. Softball winner: Age 7/8, Jaida Holst,...
The Staples-Motley baseball season started on April 26 with a 9-2 loss at Royalton. The Cardinals also lost 5-1 at Wadena-Deer Creek on April 27.  
On April 18, with snow covering every golf course in Minnesota, the Staples-Motley girls team got to play some of the top courses in the country on a golf simulator at Local Legends in Staples. Pictured, Alix Peterson hits a shot on one of the many simulated courses available on the machine, which...
Staples-Motley golfers chip over a snow bank on April 19. The golfers had cleared a path at the Vintage Golf Course driving range to hit from, and also had a landing space about 100 yards away. Pictured from left, Jack Benson, Beck Erholtz, Finn Erholtz and Jack Adamietz. (Staples World photo by...
After being cooped up by snow all spring, the Staples-Motley spring sports teams all start their season this week. The track and field team hosts their only home meet today, Thursday, April 26, starting at 4 p.m. The girls golf team has an early meet today at Crosswods Golf Course. The softball...
You’ve probably heard it said that nothing is as constant as change. The longer you live, the more truth you’re likely to see in the expression. At the risk of dating myself, I recall as a youngster a time when only a well-off neighbor had a car with electrically-powered windows. Most middle-class...

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