Sports

Early in the race, Emmet Anderson (5) gets into a good position to run with the lead pack.  
Sam Jennissen propels himeslf over the bar in the pole vault on his way to qualifying for the section meet. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Walter Lusti, left, and  Blair Erickson with their scholarship check and the “wood,” second place plaques. (Photos submitted by Melissa Erickson)
A simple act of kindness can change the life of a child. For teenagers Blair Erickson and Walter Lusti, that act of kindness came as the gift of a portable fish house from their friend Jon Chapman. Jon had been a CLAM Outdoors pro-staffer for several years. As part of that role, he acquired nice...
The Staples-Motley 5th grade boys basketball team participated in the Pacesetter State Basketball Tournament June 9 in Maple Grove and came home in fourth place after winning their Pacesetter regional tournament in March. The team won championships in five different tournaments this season and...
The two Staples-Motley state golfers played well at times at the state meet, but were not consistent for the entire two rounds and finished slightly lower than their expectations.  Beck Erholtz finished in a tie for 27th place in his second state tournament, after finishing 14th last year. In the...
Adriana Dickey chips a shot onto the green at the state golf meet. (Submitted photo)  
With strong final laps, Emmet Anderson raced into third place in the boys 3,200 meter run at the Minnesota State Track Meet, and Kyanna Burton was 10th in the girls 3,200. Anderson came into the race seeded fifth based on section times. He stayed with the lead pack for the first mile of the two...
Beck Erholtz tied for first and Adriana Dickey placed fourth in the Section 6AA Golf Tournament May 3-4, held at Blackberry Ridge in Sartell. Both players needed a strong second day to achieve their position, and the section title for Erholtz came down to the last hole. On the first day of the...
Most of the many thousands of insect species don’t arouse us, one way or another. Some do however, and can elicit some very strong responses. The first prick of a mosquito’s blood-sucking apparatus triggers an immediate slap, if we can reach the tiny attacker. At the sound of a house fly’s annoying...
I recently ran into an old friend of mine who said he had been thinking of me.  His mother was cleaning house and came across a fishing magazine printed sometime in the 70’s.  He listed it on EBAY but thought he should really let me know about it to see if I was interested.  I was and bought it. ...

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