December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Sports

Girls basketball team starts out strong

Sharing the ball led to an offensive explosion for the Staples Motley girls basketball team in a 65-27 win over Perham on Nov. 30, their first game of the season.  The Cardinals passed for 23 assists on their 25 baskets. More...

Trophy whitetail

A thirteen-point buck weighing close to 200 pounds was shot by Eric Storbakken at his parents’ farm in rural Staples on Nov. 16. More...

Fourth grade fitness zone

Staples Elementary students were given Presidential Youth Fitness Awards in front of a school assembly on Nov. 28. More...

Unified bowling

On Oct. 24 six Staples Motley Special Olympic Athletes along with six of their peers bowled in a Unified Bowling Competition at Jacks House in Brainerd. In the front row, from left, are Gaven Christensen, Brady Smith and Corey Eckholm. More...

Wrestlers learn in first action of the year

The Staples Motley wrestling team competed in the Wadena-Deer Creek Invitational on Nov. 30, placing eighth out of nine teams. More...

Boys hoops team hustles from wire to wire in loss

The Staples Motley boys basketball team opened their season against a tough Perham team and fell 74-43 on Nov. 26.  “The thing that stood out to me is that the guys played hard throughout the game,” said Coach Micheal Poncelet. More...

Youth fitness awards

Individual picture is Austin Penman, fourth grade. Sacred Heart Area School students who were awarded Presidential Youth Fitness awards are, from left, Mary Beth Mathews, Jadyn Vogel, Morgan Becker, Chad Dickey and Mitch Lisson. More...

Fifth grade fitness zone

Staples Elementary students were given Presidential Youth Fitness Awards in front of a school assembly on Nov. 28. Pictured are fifth grade students who achieved the Healthy Fitness Zone in five or six of the six tested areas. More...