A large number of area students participated in the Community Education tumbling and cheering programs this summer.   
Staples-Motley cross country camp brought out some veterans and new runners ready to learn the sport.  
The Staples-Motley 15-U Babe Ruth team hosted the 2021 Timberline Tournament with eight teams participating July 13-15. In their opening game, Jack Carlson hit a double to score the winning run, capping a 7-6 comeback win against Perham. Ben Tyrrell hits a triple. Justin Phillippi tags a runner out...
Gage Bjerga and Shelby Wilds-Hemmerich were the first to cross the finish line of the four mile June Fest Fun Run. (Submitted photos)  
Adriana Dickey tees off from the top of a hill during the state golf tournament at Sand Creek in Jordan. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Adriana Dickey started out strong with seven pars in her first nine holes and had a round of 40. She slipped a little to start the second nine but came back strong and finished with 45. Her day one total of 85 put her in 15th place. Despite a birdie on the second hole on day two, Dickey did not...
The Staples-Motley golf team placed seventh at Class AA state June 15-16, getting off to a great start with one of their lowest scores of the season on day one, shooting 314 on the tough state course at Sand Creek in Jordan. The team fell back a little on day two with 329, but still showed they...
Emmet Anderson glances up at the scoreboard clock to check his split time, as he is trailed by Geno Uhrbom and Alden Keller. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   Emmet Anderson set the pace and kicked faster than his rivals to win the Class A 3,200 meter race at the State Track and Field Championships on June 17. His time of 9:17.11 is a new Staples-Motley school record, ahead of the 9:27 run by Derek Matilla and another 9...
Kyanna Burton placed eighth in the Class A 3,200 meter race at the State Track and Field Championships on June 17, earning a spot on the awards podium with a time of 11:38. Tabetha Allen competed in the shot put at state, finishing in 16th with a throw of 31 feet, 1.75 inches. Allen had three...
Emmet Anderson yells as he crosses the finish line in first place in the State Track Meet 3,200 meter run on June 17. Anderson’s time of 9:17 set a new school record and is the fastest 3,200 meter race in the state. It is the third fastest time in Class A state meet history. See page 7a. (Staples...


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