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If you were to pick one month out of the twelve that seems more forbidding than the others – perhaps even dangerous – November would be a good choice. November ushers in a harsh changeover from a time that’s warm, comfortable and benign, to a time increasingly inhospitable to creatures wild and...
Staples-Motley 8th grade football team, (not in order). Defensive line: Chandler Braith, Ethan DiGiovanni, Easton Ecker, Ryan Larson, Josh Schimpp, Tytan Skeesick, Calob Trantina, Joe Tyrell, and Tyson Franks. Linebackers: Jaden Jantz, Sivert Klefsaas, Hunter Martin, Sam Opheim, and Dalton Wells. Secondary: Dayton Anderson, Drew Berg, Daniel Bible, Gordon Enyart-Martinez, Corey Hansen, Tristan Helstrom, and Alex Vernon. Coaches: Tab Erickson, Jeremy Moulton and Kermit Klefsaas. (Submitted photo)
The Staples-Motley eighth grade football team completed a second consecutive undefeated season for a cumulative record of 12-0. They had wins over the following teams:  Long Prairie Grey Eagle, Wadena Deer Creek, UNC, Crosby Ironton, OTC and Park Rapids. The team also scrimmaged Pillager, Pequot...
The Staples-Motley girls basketball team had their first official practice on Nov. 13 and will play their first game on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Boys basketball and wrestling start with their first official practices on Monday, Nov. 20. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
The Staples-Motley volleyball team handed out letters and special awards at their season ending banquet. Pictured, team letterwinners, front, Tori Jenkins, Bella Martin; back row from left, Tabetha Allen, Mackenna Bjerga, Alex Davis, Camryn Banaka, Alix Peterson, Kiera Dumpprope and Kiara Storry....
 Tennis players at their season ending awards ceremony, from left, Jenna Dvorak, Claire Wolhowe, Katie Johnson and Kelsi Peterson. Wolhowe was named the team’s Most Valuable Player and also was voted Best Teammate. Peterson and Wolhowe tied for most wins during the season and were both Mid-State...
Nov. 9, 2017 1. Mason Bros. 4-0 2. Ted and Gen’s 4-0 3. Staples Vet Clinic 3-1 4. Lefty’s 1-3 5. Spectrum Marketing 0-4  6. Ghost Team 0-4   High Team Series-  Ted and Gen’s 1,717 High Team Game-  Ted and Gen’s 625    High Ind. Series/ high games Tia Freitag 532 211-194 Sadie Bendson 515 215-159...
Cardinal swimmers at the section 6A meet. Front from left, Joelle Bounds, Emma Gerard and Emily Veronen; back row, Autumn Nelsen, Aleeah Halverson, Adriana Dickey, Lili Schneider, Jaden Engebretson and Evelyn Gonzalez. (Submitted photo)
The Staples-Motley girls swim team came through with their best performances in the section competition, Nov. 9 and 11 at the University of Minnesota-Morris pool. Many Cardinal swimmers set personal bests against some of the best swimmers in the state. The Cardinals placed 10th out of 11 teams in...
I’ve been a deer hunter since I was sixteen years old. One of the reasons I always hunted is that I really do enjoy eating venison. Most of the hunters I know have an affinity for eating venison, but now real concerns are being raised about the safety and wisdom of eating deer, elk, caribou and...
Nov. 2, 2017 End of Round 1 1. Staples Vet Clinic 28.5-7.5 2. Lefty’s 23-13 3. Mason Bros. 19-17 4. Spectrum Marketing 17.5-18.5 5. Ted and Gen’s 16-20 6. Ghost Team   4-32   High Team Series-  Spectrum Marketing 1,629 High Team Game-  Spectrum Marketing   597    High Ind. Series/ high games Ruth...
Keller Anderson shot this eight point buck on opening weekend while hunting with his dad, Brad. (Submitted photo)  

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